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Commentaries for the Sixth Week of Easter

Posted by Dim Bulb on April 30, 2016

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Note: We are in Year C

Year A: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday of Easter.

Year B: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday of Easter.

Year C: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday of Easter.

MONDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 16:11-15.

FatherMacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 16:11-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 16:11-15.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 149.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 149.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 149.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 149.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 149.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on John 15:26-16:4.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 15:26-16:4.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 15:26-16:4.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 15:26-16:4.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 15:26-16:4.

TUESDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER
Note: In 2016 this day falls on May 3, the Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles. The first link is to commentaries for that feast, the remainder are for the regular readings.

Commentaries for the Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 16:22-34.

Father Macevilly’s Commentary on Acts 16:22-34.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 16:22-34.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 138.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:5-11. Actually on 5-17.

St Augustine’s Tractate on John 16:5-11. On verses 8-11, actually.

WEDNESDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 17:15, 22-18:1.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 17:15, 22-18:1.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 17:15, 22-18:1.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 148.

Pending: St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 148.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 148.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 148.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:12-15.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 16:12-15.

St Augustine’s Tractate on John 16:12-15.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 16:12-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 16:12-15.

SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD
OR
THURSDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER
Note: In some places the celebration of the Ascension is moved to the following Sunday. The first link is to commentaries for the Ascension, followed by commentaries for the normal weekday reading.

COMMENTARIES FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE ASCENSION.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 18:1-8.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 18:1-8.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 16:16-20. On 16-22.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:16-20. On 16-22.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 16:16-20.

Aquinas’ Sermon Notes on John 16:20.

St John Chrysostom’s Homily on the Gospel. This homily is on verse 16-33.

The following six homilies are from Father Johann Evangelist Zollner (1828-1901), a famed preacher in his day. All are on John 16:16-22.

The Farewell Discourse Of Our LordHomily on the Gospel.

Christian HopeDogmatic homily on the Gospel.

The Three Feasts Falling In Easter Time. Liturical homily.

The Travail Of The Woman In Childbirth A Figure Of The Miseries Of Human LifeA symbolic exposition of the Gospel textScroll down page slightly.

The Efficacy Of TearsA moral exposition of the Gospel text. Scroll down page.

The Folly Of The Children Of The World And The Wisdom Of The Children Of God. Another moral exposition of the Gospel.  Scroll down page slightly.

FRIDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 18:9-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 18:9-18.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 47.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 47.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 47.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:20-23.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 16:20-23. On verses 19-24.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 16:20-23. Includes vs. 19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 16:20-23.

SATURDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings. Note that there is an alternate first reading.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary Acts 18:23-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 18:23-28.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 47.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 47.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 16:23-28. On 23-30.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:23-28.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on John 16:23-28. Read Lectures 6-8.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 16:23-28.

SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Note: We are in Year C
For those celebrating the Ascension today, see above, the first link under Thursday.

Year A: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday of Easter.

Year B: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday of Easter.

Year C: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday of Easter.

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