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Commentareis for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 22, 2016

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: Genesis 14:18-20.

Navarre Commentary on Genesis 14:18-20.

Homilist’s Catechism on Genesis 14:18-20.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 110:1 , 2 3, 4.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 110.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 110. On verses 1-5, 7.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 110.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

Joseph Ricakby’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

Navarre Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

Homilist’s Catechism on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 9:11b-17.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 9:11-17.

Navarre Commentary on Luke 9:11-17.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 9:11-17. On 12-17.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Priesthood and Eucharist. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.

Doctrinal Homily Outlines. Gives theme of the readings, doctrinal message, suggested pastoral applications.

Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological notes.

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