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Commentaries for the Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 29, 2016

TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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: Zechariah 12:10-11, 13:1.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Zechariah 12:10-11, 13:1.

Word Sunday’s Notes on Zechariah 12:10-11, 13:1.

Homilist’s Catechism on Zechariah 12:10-11, 13:1.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Ps 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Notes to Psalm 63. Whole psalm.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 63. Whole psalm.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 63. Whole psalm.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 63. Whole Psalm.

Pending (maybe): My notes on Psalm 63: 2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9.

Word Sunday Notes on Psalm 63. Whole Psalm.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Galatians 3:26-29.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Galatians 3:26-29.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Galatians 3:26-29. On 23-29.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Galatians 3:26-29. On 23-29.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Galatians 3:26-29. On 23-29.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Galatians 3:26-29. On 22-29.

St Thomas Aquinas Lecture on Galatians 3:26-29.

Word Sunday’s Notes on Galatians 3:26-29.

Homilist’s Catechism on Galatians 326-29.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 9:18-24.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 9:18-24. On 18-27.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 9:18-24.

Word Sunday’s Notes on Luke 9:18-24.

Homilist’s Catechism on Luke 9:18-24.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 9:18-24.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: A Turn Toward the Passion. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma on the readings.

Sacerdos. Gives theme of the readings, doctrinal message, suggested pastoral applications.

The Bible Workshop. Guide to the Gospel; review of the readings, suggestions for a lesson (i.e., homily).

Scripture in Depth. Succinct summary of the readings.

Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background.

Thought From the Early Church. Brief commentary on the Gospel from an St Cyril of Alexandria.

PODCASTS:

Dr. Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Very brief. does good job of highlighting the major theme(s).

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast on Galatians 3:23 ff. Covers today’s second reading and the first 7 or 8 verses of chapter 4.

Institute of Catholic Culture’s Podcast Lectures on Galatians. Two lectures.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Luke 8 & 9.

Update: Sunday Gospel Scripture Study. Very good study of the gospel.

Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily: Zechariah’s Story. From a noted speaker and theologian.

Father Francis Martin’s Reflections on the Sunday Readings in 4 Parts: Run time approximate.

Part 1: Introduction: Redemptive Suffering. 15 minutes.
Part 2: On the First Reading and the Psalm. 15 minutes.
Part 3: On the Second Reading. 15 minutes.
Part 4: On the Gospel Reading. 15 minutes.

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