Commentaries for the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Posted by Dim Bulb on July 2, 2016
FIFTEENTH 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.
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: Deuteronomy 30:10-14.
Pending (maybe): My Notes on Deuteronomy 30:10-14.
Option 1~COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Ps 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37.
St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 69. Whole psalm.
Word Sunday’s Notes on Psalm 69. Brief notes on the entire psalm.
Option 2~COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11.
St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 19. Whole psalm.
St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 19. Whole psalm.
Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 19. Fairly brief meditative comments on whole psalm.
Word Sunday’s Notes on Psalm 19. Brief notes on whole psalm.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Colossians 1:15-20.
St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on Colossians 1:15-20. Read lectures 4 & 5 of chapter 1.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 10:25-37.
SPECIAL RESOURCES FOR THE PARABLE OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN:
Sacred Page Blog: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?. Insightful reflections on the readings from Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.
Doctrinal Homily Outline. Gives theme of the readings, doctrinal message, suggested pastoral applications.
Historical Cultural Context. The Parable of the Good Samaritan as seen in its 1st century Mediterranean context.
Scripture in Depth. Succinct summary of the readings.
Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background.
Thought From the Early Church. Brief commentary from Origen.
The Wednesday Word. Reflections and commentary on the Sunday readings by Father Dom Henry Wansbrough, O.S.B. He is a world renowned biblical scholar who contributed four commentaries on the NT section of the New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture (Matt, Mark, Acts, Pastorals), and was general editor of the New Jerusalem Bible.