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Commentaries and Resources for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year A

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 14, 2014

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 6:1-7.

Father Callan’s Commentary  on Acts 6:1-7.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 6:1-6.

Word-Sunday Notes on Acts 6:1-7.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 6:1-7.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 33.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 33.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 33.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 33.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 33.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 33.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 33.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Peter 2:4-9.

Father MacEvily’s Commentary on 1 Peter 2:4-9.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Peter 2:4-9.

Word-Sunday Notes on 1 Peter 2:4-9.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: John 14:1-12.

Fathers Nolan and Brown’s Commentary on John 14:1-12.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 14:1-12.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 14:1-12.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on Today’s Gospel. Read lectures 1-3.

St John Chrysostom on the Gospel (John 14:1-12).

St Augustine on the Gospel (John 14:1-12). St Augustine preached a number of times on various verses  that make up this passage. Read Tractates 67-73.

St Cyril of Alexandria on the Gospel (John 14:1-14) In Two Parts:

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 14:1-12.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Homily on the Readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter .

Pending: GENERAL RESOURCES: blog posts, podcasts etc.

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