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Commentaries for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year C

Posted by Dim Bulb on November 28, 2015

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

READINGS AND BREVIARY:

Today’s Mass Readings.

Mass Readings in the NJB Translation. Scroll down. Used in most English speaking countries. For some reason the site has the Gospel reading before the second reading.

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: Zephaniah 3:14-18a.

My Notes on Zephaniah 3:14-18.

Word-Sunday Notes on Zephaniah 3:14-18a.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Zephaniah 3:14-18.

Homilist’s Catechism on Zephaniah 3:14-18.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Is 12:2-3, 4, 5-6.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Isaiah 12:1-6.

Word-Sunday Notes on Isaiah 12:1-6.

Pending: My Notes on Isaiah 12:1-6.

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

Father Callan’s Commentary on Philippians 4:4-7. On 4-9.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Philippians 4:4-7. On 4-9.

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

Navarre Bible Commentary on Philippians 4:4-7.

Homilist’s Catechism on Philippians 4:4-7.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Luke 3:10-18.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 3:10-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 3:10-18.

Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 3:10-18.

Homilist’s Catechism on Luke 3:10-18.

PODCASTS:

Father Mike’s Introduction to Zephaniah. Introduction to all the Minor Prophets accept Amos and Hosea.

Father Mike’s Introduction to Philippians. Introduction to Philippians thru 2 Thessalonians.

Father Mike’s Introduction to Luke.

St Irenaeus Ministries Bible Study Podcast on Luke Chapters 3 & 4. Click on the POD icon or direct download here.

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

Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast. I’ve linked to archive page. Studies usually become available Thursday afternoon. Looks at all the readings.

Dr. Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Brief. Does good job of highlighting the major theme(s) of the readings.

Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily: What Should We Do? From noted author, speaker, theologian.

Father Robert Barron’s Podcast homily: Gaudete Sunday.

Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily. From a noted author, speaker, theologian.

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