Sunday, April 28 2013~Resources for Sunday Mass (Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms)
Posted by Dim Bulb on April 24, 2013
SUNDAY, APRIL 28 2013
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR C
READINGS AND OFFICE:
- Readings from the NABRE. Used in the USA.
- Mass Readings in the NJB Translation. Scroll down. Used in most English speaking countries. For some reason the site has the Gospel reading before the second reading.
- Divine 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.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 14:21-27.
- Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 14:21-27. On verses 19-28.
- St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Acts 14:21-27. On verses 19-28.
- My Notes On Acts 14:21-27.
- Pending: Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 14:21-27.
- Word Sunday Notes on Acts 14:21-27.
- Homilist’s Catechism on Acts 14:21-27.
- Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 14:21-27.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 145:8-9, 10-11, 12-13.
- Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 145. Very brief.
- St Augustine’s Exposition Of Psalm 145. Whole psalm.
- Part 1. Pope Benedict On Psalm 145 . Whole psalm.
- Part 2. Pope Benedict on Psalm 145. Whole psalm.
- Word Sunday Notes on Psalm 145. Whole psalm.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Revelation 21:1-5a.
- Navarre Bible Commentary on Revelation 21:1-5.
- Homilist’s Catechism on Revelation 21:1-5a.
- My Notes On Revelation 21:1-5a.
- Word Sunday on Revelation 21:1-5a.
- Update: Speaking of Scripture Blog. An excerpt from Dr. Peter Williamson’s forthcoming commentary on Revelation, part of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture series (see here).
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: John 13:31-33a, 34-35.
- St John Chrysostom Homiletic Commentaries 72 & 73 On John. A modern translation covering John 13:20-14:7.
- St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 13:31-33a, 34-35.
- Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 13:31-33a, 34-35.
- Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 13:31-33a, 34-35.
- My Notes on John 13:31-35.
- Word Sunday Notes on John 13:31-35.
- Homilist’s Catechism on John 13:31-35.
GENERAL RESOURCES: Sites which offer commentaries, reflections, summaries,etc., on one or more of the readings in a single post.
- Sacerdos. Gives the theme(s) 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. Since the site doesn’t post every week I’ve linked to the archive.
- 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 Word. It’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.
- St Charles Borromeo Parish’s Bible Study Notes. Notes on all the readings, usually with some background info as well.
- Sacred Page Blog: The Kingdom of Love: Reflection on the readings by Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.
- Preaching the Lectionary. Reflection on the gospel from the Christian Leadership Center, an ecumenical site.
- Glancing Thoughts: Brief reflection on the gospel reading from philosopher Eleanore Stump.
- The Gospel in its Historical Cultural Context. Briefly examines the gospel reading in light of first century Mediterranean culture.
- Thoughts From The Early Church. Excerpt on the Gospel from St Cyril of Alexandria.
- Scripture In Depth. Succinct summary of the readings and their relation to one another.
- The Unofficial Lectionary. Readings from the Douay-Rheims bible followed by notes from the old Haydock commentary.
CHILDREN & TEEN RESOURCES: Pending.
PODCASTS: Bible Studies and Homilies. Partially complete.
- On The Readings As A Whole:
- On Acts of Apostles:
St Martha’s Podcast Study of Acts of Apostles. Listen to part 6.
EWTN’s Gospel of the Holy Spirit (on Acts of Apostles). Listen to episode 7.
St Catherine of Siena’s Podcast Study of Acts of Apostle. Video on chapters 13-15.
Institute of Catholic Culture’s Podcast Study of Acts of Apostles. Listen to part 8 on chapters 10-15.
- ON THE BOOK OF REVELATION:
Institute of Catholic Culture on Revelation. A three part introductory overview of the book.
St Martha’s Podcast Study of Revelation. On chapters 20-22.
A Catholic Study of the Book of Revelation. Video on chapters 13-16.
- ON THE GOSPEL OF JOHN:
EWTN’s Study of John’s Gospel. Listen to episode 10.
St Martha’s Podcast Study of John’s Gospel. Listen to session 9.
St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of John’s Gospel. On chapters 13-14. Click on the POD icon or the direct download link.
Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast on John’s Gospel. Scroll down and click on the episode covering 13:10-14:31.
Update: Sunday Gospel Scripture Study. Video. Looks at the gospel reading in detail.
- HOMILIES: Pending.
FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EASTER
Dominica IV Post Pascha ~ II. classis
MISSAL AND BREVIARY:
- Roman Missal. Latin & English side by side. Be sure correct date is set.
- Roman Breviary. Latin & English side by side. Be sure correct date is set.
- Goffine’s Instruction on the Epistle and Gospel. Famous devotional work in English. Similar to the content in the Missal link but it also includes brief instructions on the readings plus a brief essay on Encouragement to Patience in Adversity, base upon John 16:20.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: James 1:17-21.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: John 16:5-14.
- St John Chrysostom Homily #78on John 16. Modern translation. Covers verses 5-15.
- Cornelius a Lapide on John 16:5-14. On 5-17.
- Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 16:5-14. On 5-17.
- Aquinas’ Lectures on John 16. Scroll down and read lectures 2-5 which encompass verses 5-22. This work should not be confused with the Catena Aurea listed above.Off site.
HOMILIES AND HOMILY NOTES:
- Aquinas’ Homily Notes on the Epistle. The points can be used for meditation or further studies.
- Aquinas’ Homily Notes on the Gospel. The points can be used for meditation or further study.
- St Augustine: Homily on the Gospel.
- Homily on the Epistle: All Good Gifts Come From God.
- Homily on the Gospel: The Departure of Christ to His Father, the Coming of the Holy Ghost. May have to scroll down slightly to find.
- Dogmatic Homily: Christian Hope. Based on 16:7.
- Liturgical Homily: The Feasts of Paschal Time.
- Symbolic Homily: Our Dignity and Duties as Ambassadors of God. On 16:5.
- Moral Homily: The Christian Wanderer. Scroll down slightly to find.