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Commentaries for the Third Sunday of Lent, Year B

Posted by Dim Bulb on February 28, 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 ecclesiastically approved variant on the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church. The official text of the Anglican Use Daily Office is published in The Book of Divine Worship; this internet site is based on that text.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Exodus 20:1-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Exodus 20:1-17.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Exodus 20:1-17. Note on entire chapter.

Catechism Links on Exodus 20:1-17.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 19.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 19.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 19. Psalm 18 according to the Vulgate numbering.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 19.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Psalm 19. Psalm 18 in this version which follows the Vulgate and Septuagint numbering.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Corinthians 1:22-25.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25. This post is actually on verses 18-25.

Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25. This brief commentary is actually on verses 18-31.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25. On 18-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25.

Haydock Bible Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25. On entire chapter.

Confraternity Commentary on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25. On entire chapter

Catechism Links on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25. Appears in popup window you can enlarge.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: John 2:13-25.

Father MacRory’s Commentary on John 2:13-25.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 2:13-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 2:13-25.

Haydock Bible Commentary on John 2:13-25. On entire chapter.

Confraternity Commentary on John 2:13-25. On entire chapter.

St Augustine’s Tractates on John 2:13-25. On 2:12-3:5.

Catechism Links on John 2:13-25. Appears in popup window which you can enlarge.

OTHER RESOURCES: Podcasts, Videos, Blog Posts, etc.

Sacred Page Blog: Jesus and the Law of God. Catholic biblical scholar John Kincaid comments and reflects upon the readins.

Living Spaces. Comments on the second and gospel readings.

Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast. Current episode will probably be available by Thursday. Usually looks at all the readings in some detail.

St Martha’s Podcast Study of the Readings. Usually looks at all the readings in some detail.

Adventures in Exodus. EWTN series by Dr. Tim Gray. Listen to episode 7.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast on 1 Corinthians 1. Begins with a digression on “mission” but eventually gets to today’s verses.

In the Footsteps of St Paul. By Fr Mitch Pacwa of EWTN. Listen to episode 1.

Video: Sunday Gospel Scripture Study. On the Gospel reading. Excellent presentation.

The Gospel of John. EWTN series by Dr Tim Gray. Listen to episode 2.

Sunday Bible Reflections. By Dr. Scott Hahn. Very brief audio which does good job of highlighting the major theme(s) of the readings. Text available.

Father Barron’s Homily Podcast. A noted theologian and speaker.

Jesus, The Law of God. On the readings by Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.

 

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