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Commentaries for the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 9, 2016

SIXTEENTH 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: Genesis 18:1-10a.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 18:1-10a.

Word-Sunday Notes on Genesis 18:1-10a.

Homilist’s Catechism on Genesis 18:1-10a.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 15:2-3, 3-4, 5.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 15.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 15.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 15.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 15.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 15.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 15.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Colossians 1:24-28.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 1:24-28.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 1:24-28. Includes verse 29.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 1:24-28.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Colossians 1:24-28. Two homilies spanning Col 1:21-2:5.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 1:24-28.

Homilist’s Catechism on Colossians 1:24-28.

Word-Sunday Notes on Colossians 1:24-28. Popular and literal translations of text followed by notes.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Colossians 1:24-28. On verses 23b-29.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 10:38-42.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 10:38-42.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 10:38-42.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 10:38-42.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 10:38-42.

Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 10:38-42. Popular and Literal translations of text followed by notes.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: Entertaining God. 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 Gospel 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 Bruno of Segni.

The Wednesday Word. The site appears to be unavailable at present. 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.

PODCASTS:

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

(1) Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily: St Paul’s Suffering. A noted speaker and theologian’s take on the second reading.

(2) Father Barron’s Podcast Homily: The One Thing Necessary. On the Gospel.

(3) Fr. Barron’s Podcast Homily: A Passion for the Impossible.

St Martha’s Bible Study. Looks at all the readings in some detail.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Luke 10. Click on the POD icon or the direct download link.

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