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Sunday, August 25, 2013~Commentaries and Resources for Sunday Mass (Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms)

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 19, 2013

This post contains biblical and homiletic resources for this Sunday’s Mass for both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite. Some resources are still marked “pending” but should be available by Wednesday or Thursday evening. Updates may also be added latter in the week.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013
ORDINARY FORM OF THE ROMAN RITE
TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 66:18-21.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM: 117:1-2.

  • Pending: Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 117.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 13:22-30.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

  • Sacerdos. Gives theme of the readings, doctrinal message, suggested pastoral applications.
  • The Bible Workshop. Guide to the Gospel; review of the readings, suggestions for a lesson (i.e., homily).
  • The Wednesday Word. Time sensitive link. Reflections and commentary on the Sunday readings by Father Dom Henry Wansbrough, O.S.B. He is a world renowned biblical scholar who contributed four commentaries on the NT section of the New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture (Matt, Mark, Acts, Pastorals), and was general editor of the New Jerusalem Bible.

PODCASTS: will post Wednesday or Thursday.

  • Father Francis Martin’s Reflection on the Sunday Readings (in Four Parts): Each approx. 15 minutes.

Part 1: Theme on the Universal Call.
Part 2: On the First Reading and Responsorial.
Part 3: On the Second Reading.
Part 4: On the Gospel Reading.

EXTRAORDINARY FORM OF THE ROMAN RITE
FOURTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Dominica XIV Post Pentecosten IV. Augusti ~ II. classis

Missal and Breviary:

COMMENTARIES ON THE LESSON: Gal 5:16-24.

  • Pending: Bishop MacEvily’s Commentary on Galatians 5:16-24.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Matt 6:24-33.

HOMILIES AND HOMILY NOTES:

  • Avarice. Gospel homily also by Fr. Wirth.

MORE HOMILIES AND NOTES PENDING.

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