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Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 30, 2014

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Sunday’s Mass Readings.

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

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Jeremiah 20:7-9.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Jeremiah 20:7-9. Readings from several versions followed by the commentary.

Word-Sunday Notes on Jeremiah 20:7-9.

Homilist’s Catechism on Jeremiah 20:7-9.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9.

Father Boylan’s Commentary on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Romans 12:1-2.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 12:1-2. This post is actually on verses 1-8 but, needless to say, today’s verses and commentary can be easily found.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 12:1-2. This post is on verses 1-5.

Father Rickaby’s Commentary on Romans 12:1-2.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Romans 12:1-2. On 1-5 actually.

Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Romans 12:1-2. On 1-5. Can be used for points of meditation, reflection, further study.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Romans 12:1-2. The lecture is actually on 1-3.

Word-Sunday Notes on Ropmans 12:1-2.

Homilist’s Catechism on Romans 12:1-2.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 12:1-2.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Matthew 16:21-27.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 16:21-27.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 16:21-27. This post includes commentary on verses 20-28.

Word-Sunday Notes on Matthew 16:21-27.

Homilist’s Catechism on Matthew 16:21-27.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 16:21-27.

The Cost of Discipleship. Blog post on the readings by Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.

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