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Resources and Commentaries for the Sunday Within the Octave of Christmas

Posted by Dim Bulb on October 19, 2013

READINGS:

NABRE. Used in the USA.

New Jerusalem Bible. Used in most English speaking countries.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14.

Word-Sunday Notes on Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14.

COMMENTARIES OF THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 128.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 128.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 128.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 128.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 128.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Colossians 3:12-21 (or 12-17).

Bernardin de Piconio on Colossians 3:12-21.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 3:12-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 3:12-21.

Shorter reading: Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 3:12-17.

Shorter reading: Word-Sunday Notes on Colossians 3:12-17.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Years A, B, and C.

YEAR A, 2017, 2020, 2023, etc

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23. On 13-23.

Pending: Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23. On 12-23.

My Notes on Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23. On 13-23.

Word-Sunday Notes on Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23.

YEAR B: 2018, 2021, 2024, etc.
Luke 2:22-40.
Shorter reading, Lk 2:22, 39-40.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Luke 2:22-40.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 2:22-40.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 2:22-40.

YEAR C: 2019, 2022, 2025, etc.
Luke 2:41-52

St Augustine’s Homily on Luke 2:41-52.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 2:41-52.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 2:41-52.

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