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Commentaries for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted by Dim Bulb on January 9, 2016

READINGS AND OFFICE:

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.

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: Nehemiah  8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Nehemiah 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10.

Update: St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Commentary on Nehemiah. Audio, 45 minutes. Looks at chapters 8, 9, & 10.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 19:8, 9. 10, 15.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 19.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 19.

St Augustine on Psalm 19.

Pope John Paul II on Psalm 19.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Corinthians 12:12-30.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:12-30.

Update: Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:12-30.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:12-30.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:12-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:12-30.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-22.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-21.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-22.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-22.

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