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Commentaries for the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God

Posted by Dim Bulb on October 18, 2014

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Numbers 6:22-27.

Word-Sunday Notes on Number 6:22-27.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Numbers 6:22-27.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 67.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 67.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 67.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 67.

A Lectio Divina Commentary on Psalm 67.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 67.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Galatians 4:4-7.

St John Chrysostom on Galatians 4:4-7. Actually, the post is on verses 1-7, the reading used in the Extraordinary Form.

Aquinas’ Lectures on Galatians 4:1-7.  Links below. Not lite reading.

Bernardin De Piconio’s Commentary on Galatians 4:4-7. Actually, the post is on verses 1-7, the reading used in the Extraordinary Form.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Galatians 4:4-7. Actually, the post is on verses 1-7, the reading used in the Extraordinary Form.

Word-Sunday Notes on Galatians 4:4-7.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Galatians 4:4-7.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 2:16-21.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 2:16-21.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Luke 2:16-21. This post actually begins with verse 15.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 2:16-21.

Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 2:16-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 2:16-21.

(1) A Brief Homily on Today’s Readings by Pope Benedict XVI.

(2) Another Brief Homily on Today’s Readings by Pope Benedict XVI.

(3) A Slightly longer Homily on Today’s Readings by Pope Benedict XVI.

Sermon by Pope John Paul II.

Haydock’s Commentary on Today’s Readings. The text of the Douay-Rheims Challoner translation followed by notes on the readings from the old Haydock Commentary. Previously posted.

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