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

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 29, 2014

COMMENTARIES AND RESOURCES FOR THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR A

MASS READINGS AND OFFICE:

 Mass Readings from the NABRE. Used in the USA.

Mass Readings from the Jerusalem Bible. Used in most other English speaking countries.

Divine Office.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 1:12-14.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 1:12-14.

Father MacEvily’s Commentary on Acts 1:12-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 1:12-14.

Word-Sunday Notes on Acts 1:12-14.

Homilist’s Catechism on Acts 1:12-14.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 27.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 27.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 27.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 27.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Commentary on Psalm 27.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 27.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 27.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Peter 4:13-16.

Father MacEvily’s Commentary on 1 Peter 4:13-16.

Word-Sunday Notes on 1 Peter 4:13-16.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Peter 4:13-16.

Homilist’s Catechism on 1 Peter 4:13-16.

Pope St Gregory the Great: Admonitions. Includes several appeals to today’s second reading.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: John 17:1-11a.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 17:1-11a.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 17:1-11a.

St John Chrysostom’s Exegetical Homily on John 17:1-11a.

Word-Sunday Notes on John 17:1-11a.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 17:1-11a.

Homilist’s Catechism on John 17:1-11a.

GENERAL RESOURCES: “Archive page” indicates that specific resources to this Sunday’s readings may not be available at the time I posted but will probably become available as Sunday nears.

Lector Notes.

Lector Works. Gives (1) the climax of the reading; (2) the contact point of the reading with our assembly; (3) one special challenge the reading poses for the seasoned lector. At the end of each week’s readings, a brief reflection on the transition from the Table of the Word to the Table of the Eucharist.

The Sacred Page Blog: Glory of Love: the Seventh Sunday of Easter. Commentary and reflections on the readings from Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.

Doctrinal Homily Outline. Archive page. Gives central idea, doctrinal point, practical application.

Liturgical Bible Study Guide. Archive page. Brief notes on the readings followed by PowerPoint presentation.

Glancing Thoughts. Brief spiritual reflection.

Sunday Bible Reflections. Archive page. Brief audio by Dr. Scott Hahn.

 

 

 

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