Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year B
Posted by Dim Bulb on April 30, 2016
SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B
READINGS AND OFFICE:
Mass Reading in the New American Bible. Used in the U.S.A.
Mass Readings in the New Jerusalem Bible. Scroll down slightly. The NJB is the translation for the readings used in most English speaking countries.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 1:15-17, 20a, 20c-26.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Ps 103:1-2, 11-12, 19-20.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 John 4:11-16.
St Augustine’s Lecture on the Second Reading. On verses 12-16.
Navarre Bible Commentary on the Second Reading. Includes vv. 17-18.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: John 17:11b-19.
NOTES, COMMENTARIES, BLOG POSTS ON THE READINGS IN GENERAL:
Apostolic Succession and Church Government. A blog post on the Sunday readings by Catholic biblical scholar, Dr. John Bergsma.
Word Sunday. Notes on the readings along with other stuff.
St Charles Borromeo Parish Bible Study. Notes on the readings used in their parish study.
CHILDREN AND TEEN RESOURCES:
Proclaiming the Faith. Grade school level.
St Martha’s PodcastStudy of the Sunday Readings. Looks at all the readings in some detail.
Fr. McBride’s Podcast on Acts. Listen to episode 1.
St Irenaeus Ministries’ Podcast Study of John 17. Actually begins with John 15:9 and continues to the end of chapter 17. Click on the POD icon or “direct download” link.
HOMILIES, HOMILY NOTES, HOMILY SUGGESTIONS:
Torch. Dominican website. Text.
Sunday Soundbites. Audio and text available. Brief.
Doctrinal Homily Outlines. Text. Gives themes of the readings, doctrinal message, pastoral application.