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Commentaries and Resources for the Second Sunday of Lent, Year B

Posted by Dim Bulb on February 21, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Readings from the New American Bible Revised Edition. Used in the USA.

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

Today’s Divine Office.

Anglican Use Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican style” liturgy similar to the Book of Common Prayer as an ecc

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18. Links to all the notes on Gen 22.

Word-Sunday Notes on Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18.

Homilist’s Catechism on Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18.

Our Father Abraham. A Bible Study Lesson from the St Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 116.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 116.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19. On verses 10-19 inclusively.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 116.

Pending (maybe): My Notes on Today’s Responsorial Psalm (116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19).

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Romans 8:31b-34.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:31b-34. Actually, this post is on verses 28-39.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:31b-34.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:31b-34.

Haydock’s Bible Commentary on Romans 8:31b-34. Links to all the notes on Roman 8.

Homilist’s Catechism on Romans 8:31b-34.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Mark 9:2-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 9:2-10.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Mark 9:2-10. Links to notes on all of Mark 9.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:2-10.

Word-Sunday Notes on Mark 9:2-10.

Daily Gospel on Mark 9:2-10. Brief Commentary by St Anastasius of Sinai.

Homilist’s Catechism on Mark 9:2-10.

OTHER RESOURCES: Blogs, Podcasts, etc.

(1) Sacred Page Bog: Premonitions of Calvary. Catholic Biblical Scholar Dr. John Bergsma’s comments and reflections on the readings.

(2) Sacred Page Blog: The Beloved Son and the Freedom of the Glory of the of the Children of God.Catholic Biblical scholar John Kincaid’s comments and reflections.

Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological overview of the readings. Can be printed out, copied and used as a bulletin insert.

Lection Notes. Differs from previous site. Brief notes and study questions.

Lector Works. One Lector’s advice on how to read the text of the readings.

Sacerdos. Link corrected. Gives the themes of the readings, their doctrinal message, and a pastoral application.

Thoughts From the Early Church. Excerpt from a sermon on the Transfiguration by St Ephrem the Syrian.

Scripture in Depth.

Catholic Matters. The readings followed by brief notes.

St Charles Borromeo Parish Bible Study Notes. Notes used during a weekly study of the Sunday readings.

One Bread, One Body: brief meditations.

 

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