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Sunday, February 17: Resources for the First Sunday of Lent, Year C (Partially Complete)

Posted by Dim Bulb on February 12, 2013

FURTHER UPDATES WILL BE ADDED BEFORE FRIDAY, as will entries marked as “Pending”.

This post contains resources (mostly biblical and homiletic) for both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2013
ORDINARY FORM
FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR C

READINGS AND OFFICE:

  • Anglican Use Daily Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican style” liturgy similar to the Book of Common Prayer as an ecclesiastically approved variant on the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church.” More info.

GENERAL RESOURCES: sites that usually deal with the readings as a whole (with some occasional specialty studies). Commentaries on individual readings are listed further below.

  • Word Sunday. The readings in both and literal translation, notes on the text, podcast, children’s reading.
  • The Unofficial Lectionary. Previously posted. Readings from the Douay-Rheims Challoner version followed by notes from the old Haydock Commentary.
  • Sacerdos Gives the theme of the readings, the doctrinal message, and pastoral application.
  • Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background on the readings. Can be printed out, copied, and used as bulletin insert.
  • Scripture Speaks. I’ve linked to the archive. Hasn’t been updated in a while.
  • The Bible Workshop. Links to several relevant articles, contains a reading guide to the gospel text, a comparison of the readings, suggestions for a lesson (i.e., homily).
  • The Wednesday WordIt’s about the Sunday readings, but the document is posted on Wednesday, hence the name. Designed for prayer and reflection, the pdf document ends with Father Dom Henry Wansbrough’s reflections on the first and second readings. Fr. Wansbrough is General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible and contributed commentaries on Matt, Mark, and the Pastorals in A New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Deuteronomy 26:4-10.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 91:1-2, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15.

  • Pending (maybe). My Notes on Psalm 91:1-2, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Romans 10:8-13.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 4:1-13.

UPDATE: CHILDREN’S RESOURCES: If you know of any other children’s resource sites please let me know in the comment box.

  • Catholic Mom. Scroll down to this Sunday. Resources appear oriented towards 7-14 years of age.
  • We Believe. Activities geared towards Kindergarten through 8th grade. Also has resources for catechists, clergy, etc.

PODCASTS:

  • FOUR PODCAST HOMILIES:
Fr. Jones’s Homily – February 21, 2010 Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download
Fr. Keitz’s Homily – February 21, 2010 Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download
Fr. Guilbeau’s Homily – February 21, 2010 Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download
Fr. Azaro’s Homily – February 21, 2010 Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download

EXTRAORDINARY FORM
FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT
Dominica I in Quadragesima ~ I. classis

MISSAL AND BREVIARY:

COMMENTARIES ON THE LESSON: 2 Corinthians 6:1-10.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Matthew 4:1-11.

HOMILIES AND HOMILY NOTES:

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