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Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Posted by Dim Bulb on February 11, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Today’s Mass Reading in the NJB. Most other English speaking countries.

Anglican Use Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican style” liturgy similar to the Book of Common Prayer as an ecclesiastically approved variant on the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church.” More info.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46.

Word-Sunday Notes on Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Leviticus 13:1-2. 44-46.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 32:1-2, 5, 11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 32 (31).

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 32 (31).

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 32 (31).

St John Fisher’s Commentary on Today’s Psalm 32 (31). Online book. Commentary begins near bottom of the page.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 32 (31).

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 32 (31).

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1. Actually begins at 10:25.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1.

Haydock Bible Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1.

Word-Sunday Notes on 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Mark 1:40-45.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Today’s Gospel (Mark 1:40-45).

My Notes on Today’s Gospel (Mark 1:40-45).

Link fixed. Navarre Bible Commentary on Today’s Gospel (Mark 1:40-45).

Haydock Bible Commentary on Today’s Gospel (Mark 1:40-45).

A Lectio Divina Reading of Today’s Gospel (Mark 1:40-45). An approach to the Gospel reading in the Carmelite tradition.

GENERAL RESOURCES: Blog posts, podcasts, etc., on one or more of the readings.

Do Miracles Really Help? Blog post on all the readings and the Psalm by Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.

EWTN Bible Study on Today’s Gospel (Mark 1:40-45). Listen to episode 2 which deals with chapter 1:16-2:10.

Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast. On all the readings. This week’s episode not yet posted.

St Martha’s Bible Study Podcast. Looks at all the readings in some detail.

The Bible Workshop. Includes a couple of interesting links (some non-Catholic), reading guide, comparing (connecting) the readings, suggestions for a lesson (homily).

Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological notes. Can be printed out and copied for use as bulletin insert.

Lection Notes. Different from above.

Lector Works.

Sacerdos. Give themes of today’s readings, doctrinal message, pastoral application.

Thoughts From the Early Church. Excerpt from a Commentary on the Gospel by Paschasius Radbertus.

Scripture in Depth. Succinct overview of the readings.

1. Father Barron’s Podcast Homily. 2012 homily from a noted speaker and theologian.

2. Father Barron’s Podcast Homily. 2015 Homily.

Dr. Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Brief audio. Highlights major themes of the readings.

 

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