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Commentaries for the Third Sunday of Easter, Year A

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 1, 2014

READINGS:

Today’s Mass Readings in the NABRE. Time sensitive link. Used in the USA.

Today’s Mass Readings in the New Jerusalem Bible. Used in most English speaking countries.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 2:14, 22-33.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 2:14, 22-33.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 2:14, 22-33.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Acts 2:14, 22-33.

Word-Sunday Notes on Acts 2:14, 22-33.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 2:14, 22-33.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 16:1-, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Notes on Psalm 16. Entire psalm.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 16. Entire psalm.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 16. Entire psalm.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 16. Entire psalm.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 16. Entire psalm.

Pope John Paul II on Psalm 16. Entire psalm.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 16. Entire psalm.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Peter 1:17-21.

Father MacEvily on 1 Peter 1:17-21.

Word-Sunday Notes on 1 Peter 1:17-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Peter 1:17-21.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 24:13-35.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 24:13-35.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 24:13-35.

Word-Sunday Commentary on Luke 24:13-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 24:13-35.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: Burning Hearts and Open Scriptures. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma’s comments and reflection on the readings.

Doctrinal Homily Outlines. Gives the theme of the readings, doctrinal message and a suggested application.

Thoughts From the Early Church. A brief excerpt from a homily by an anonymous preacher of the 12th century.

The Scripture in Depth. Succinct commentary on all the readings.

Lector Notes. Provide brief theological and historical background (usually for the first and second readings).

Wednesday Word: Reading and Reflecting Upon the 1st and 2nd Readings. Written by Father Dom Henry Wansbrough. A renowned scripture scholar, Father Wansbrough was General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible. He was for many years a member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission.

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