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Sunday, September 8, 2013~Resources for Sunday Mass (Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms)

Posted by Dim Bulb on September 1, 2013

This post contains resources for both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Roman Rite. Some  resource categories (i.e., general resources, podcasts) are pending. A few more commentaries or homilies may be added before Sunday; these will be marked “Update”.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013
ORDINARY FORM OF THE ROMAN RITE
TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR C

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Today’s Mass Readings (NABRE). Translation used in the USA.

Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down slightly. The NJB is used in most other English speaking countries.

Today’s 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: Wisdom 9:13-18.

Background and Brief Notes on Wisdom 9:13-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Wisdom 9:13-18.

Word-Sunday Notes on Wisdom 9:13-18.

COMMENTARIES ON THE REPSONSORIAL: Psalm 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14-17.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 90.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 90.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 90.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 90.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Philemon 9-10, 12-17.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Philemon 9-10, 12-17. On the entire brief letter.

Update: Aquinas’ Lecture on Philemon.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Philemon 9-10, 12-17. Introduction and commentary on the entire brief letter.

Word-Sunday Notes on Philemon 9-10, 12-17.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Philemon 9-10, 12-17. On 9-19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Philemon 9-10, 12-17.

Update: Paul’s Letter to Philemon: Introduction, Outline, Themes, Questions, Bibliography.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 14:25-33.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:25-33.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 14:25-33.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 14:25-33.

Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 14:25-33.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 14:25-33. On 25-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:25-33.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: The Cost of Discipleship. Not yet posted. Insightful reflections on the readings from Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.

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).

Historical Cultural Context. The Gospel as seen in its 1st century Mediterranean context.

Scripture in Depth. Succinct summary of the readings.

Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background

Thought From the Early Church: John Cassian. Brief commentary.

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.

Update: Don’t Even Try (i.e., Building That Tower). Reflections on the readings.

PODCASTS:

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

1. Introductory Reflection.

2. On the First Reading and the Responsorial).

3. On the Second Reading.

4. On the Gospel.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013
EXTRAORDINARY FORM OF THE ROMAN RITE
SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Dominica XVI Post Pentecosten II. Septembris ~ II. classis
Commemoratio: Nativitate Beatae Mariae Virginis

MISSAL AND BREVIARY:

Daily Roman Missal. Latin and English. Be sure correct date is set.

Roman Breviary. Latin and English. Be sure Correct date is set.

Goffine’s Devout Instructions on the Epistle and Gospel.

COMMENTARIES ON THE LESSON: Ephesians 3:13-21.

A Devout Commentary on Ephesians 3:13-21. A popularized/simplified version of St Thomas Aquinas’ lectures on Ephesians (see below).

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures 4 & 5 on Ephesians 3:13-21. Read lectures 4 & 5 on chapter 3.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Ephesians 3:13-21.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Ephesians 3:13-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Ephesians 3:13-21. On 14-21.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 14:1-11.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:1-11.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 14:1-11.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Luke 14:1-11.

Update: Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 14:1-11. On verses 1, 7-14.

Update: Father Fonck’s Commentary on Luke 14:1-11. On verses 1, 7-14.

Part 1: Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:1-6.

Part 2: Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:7-11. To establish the setting this post repeats the commentary on verse 1 before proceeding to verses 7-11.

HOMILIES AND HOMILY NOTES:

The Sanctification of Sundays and Holy Days. A sermon on the Gospel by Fr. Augustine Wirth, O.S.B.

Pride. Another sermon by Fr. Augustine Wirth.

Homily on the Epistle. By Bishop Bonomelli.

Homily on the Gospel. By Bishop Bonomelli.

St Paul Exhorts and Prays for the Ephesians. Homily on the Epistle by Father Johann Evangelist Zollner.

Christ Heals the Man With Dropsy, Counsels Humility. Homily on the Gospel by J.E. Zollner.

The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Dogmatic Homily on the Gospel by J.E. Zollner.

How We Are to Sanctify Sundays and Holy Days. Symbolic Homily on the Gospelby J.E. Zollner.

On Pride. Moral Homily on the Gospel by J.E. Zollner.

The Sanctification of Sundays and Holy Days. Moral homily on the Gospel by J.E. Zollner.

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