Commentaries for the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Posted by Dim Bulb on June 4, 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.
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: 1 Kings 19:16b, 19-21.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11.
Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 16. Whole psalm.
St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 16. Whole psalm.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Galatians 5:1, 13-18.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 9:51-62.
Sacred Page Blog: The Radical Call to Discipleship. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma on the readings.
Doctrinal Homily Outlines. Gives theme of the readings, doctrinal message, suggested pastoral applications.
Scripture in Depth. Succinct summary of the readings.
Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background.
Thought From the Early Church. Brief commentary from St Hilary of Poitiers.
Dr, Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Very brief. Does good job of highlighting the major theme(s) of the readings. Text available.
Fr. Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily: Elisha and the Path of True Freedom.From a noted speaker and theologian.
Institute of Catholic Culture’s Podcast on Galatians. Two lectures on the letter.
Father Francis Martin’sReflections in Four Parts: Each approx. 15 minutes.