Commentaries for the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Posted by Dim Bulb on July 10, 2016
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.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Genesis 18:20-32.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 138:1-2, 2-3, 6-7, 7-8.
St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 138. Whole psalm.
Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 138. Whole psalm.
Word-Sunday’s Notes on Psalm 138. Whole psalm.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Colossians 2:12-14.
Word-Sunday’s Notes on Colossians 2:12-14. Popular and literal translation with brief notes.
Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 2:12-14. Commentary on 4-14.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 11:1-13.
Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 11:1-13. Popular and literal translation followed by notes.
Haggling with God. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma’s blog post on the readings.
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 St Bede the Venerable.
Video: Jesus Teaches Us How to Pray. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. Brant Pitre comments on the readings.
Audio Homily: Abba Father, Bring Us Jesus. Fr. Robert Barron, a noted preacher, author and theologian.
Audio: Asked and Answered. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. Scott Hahn’s brief reflections.