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(Updated) Commentaries for the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Posted by Dim Bulb on June 16, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Today’s Mass Readings (NABRE). Translation used in the USA.

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

Today’s Divine Office.

Anglican Use Daily 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: Job 38:1, 8-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Job 38:1, 8-11.

Word-Sunday Notes on Job 38:1, 8-11.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 107:23-24, 25-26, 28-29, 30-31.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 107.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 107.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 107.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 107.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 2 Corinthians 5:14-17.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 5:14-17. On 14-21.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 5:14-17.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 5:14-17.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 5:14-17. On 13-17.

Word-Sunday Notes on 2 Corinthians 5:14-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 2 Corinthians 5:14-17.

Homilist’s Catechism on 2 Corinthians 5:14-17.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Mark 4:35-41.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 4:35-41.

Pending: My Notes on Mark 4:35-41.

Word-Sunday Notes on Mark 4:35-41.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 4:35-41.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: Who Then is This Whom Even the Wind and Sea Obey? Commentary and reflections on the readings by Catholic biblical scholar Dr. Michael Barber.

Sacerdos. Looks at the theme of the sea in today’s readings in light of the OT and ancient culture.

Lector Notes. Brief liturgical, theological and historical background on the first and second readings.

Thoughts From the Early Church. Excerpt from a homily by St Augustine.

St Charles Borromeo Parish Bible Study Notes.

Living Space. Homiletic commentary on the Gospel.

(1) One Bread One Body: A Stormy Relationship. Brief reflections.

(2) One Bread One Body: A Convinced Christian.

Catholic Doctrinal Homily Outline.

 

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