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Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 30, 2016

TWENTY-SECOND 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.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29.

Word-Sunday Notes  on Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29.

Pending: Dr. Mark Giszczak on Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29. From the Catholic Exchange.

My Notes on Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29. Sorry, didn’t have a lot of time to work on it.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 68.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 68.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 68.

Pending: A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-19-22-24a.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a. On 18-24.

Father Boylan’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a. On 14-24.

Word-Sunday Notes on Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a.

Homilist’s Catechism on Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Luke 14:1, 7-14.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:1, 7-14.

Father Fonck’s Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-14.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-14.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-14.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-14. On 7-14.

Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 14:1, 7-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-14.

Homilist’s Catechism on Luke 14:1, 7-14.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?. Insightful reflections on the readings from Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.

Doctrinal Homily Outlines. Gives theme of the readings, doctrinal message, suggested pastoral applications.

The Bible Workshop. Guide to the Gospel; review of the readings, suggestions for a lesson (i.e., homily).

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: Bruno of Segni. Brief commentary.

The Wednesday Word. Time sensitive link. 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 Sunday Bible Reflections. Very brief. Does good job of highlighting major theme(s). Text available.

Update: Video: The Wedding Banquet and the Resurrection of the Righteous. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. Brant Pitre examines the readings.

Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily. A noted theologian, author, speaker.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of the Final Chapters of Hebrews. Click on POD icon or the direct download link.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Luke 12:13-chapter 14. Click on POD icon or the direct download link.

Father Francis Martin’s Reflections on the Sunday Readings In Four Parts: (each approx. 15 minutes).

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