Commentaries for the Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist (Vigil and Mass of the Day)
Posted by Dim Bulb on June 4, 2016
VIGIL MASS FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 71. On the specific verses used.
Psalm 71 and the Catholic Encyclopedia. Greek, English & Latin text of the Psalm hyperlinked to the C E.
Father MacEvily’s Commentary on 1 Peter 1:8-12. On 7-12, actually.
My Notes on 1 Peter 1:8-12. On 7-13, actually.
Father MacEvily on Luke 1:5-17. Actually on verses 5-25.
MASS DURING THE DAY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 49:1-6.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Ps. 139.
Psalm 139 and the Catholic Encyclopedia. Greek, English & Latin text of the Psalm hyperlinked to articles from the C E.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Acts 13:22-26.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Luke 1:57-66, 80.
GENERAL RESOURCES: Podcasts, blog posts, online articles, etc.
Preacher Jailed for Speaking Out on Marriage: The Nativity of St John the Baptist. Blog post on the readings by Catholic biblical Scholar Dr. John Bergsma.
Information on the Birth of St John the Baptist. From Catholic Culture.
St Augustine on the Birth of St John the Baptist. From the Office of Readings.