Commentaries for the Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Posted by Dim Bulb on August 3, 2016
TWENTY-FOURTH 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: Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 51:3-4, 12-13, 17, 19.
St John Fisher’s Sermons on Psalm 51. Psalm 50 in Fisher’s translation. The Fourth Penitential Psalm. He treated of the Psalm in two parts, and at some length.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Timothy 1:12-17.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 15:1-32. Shorter reading: Luke 15:1-10.
Homilist’s Catechism on Luke 15:1-32. On the shorter reading, 1-10.
Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on the Prodigal Son (Luke 15:11-32). Before treating of the parable he looks at verses 1-3 to set its context.
Sacred Page Blog: The Prodigal Son. 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.
Thought From the Early Church: Peter Chrysologus. Brief commentary.
Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background
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.
Update: Prepare For Mass. Devotional video’s, links, etc.
Dr. Scott Hahn’s Sunday Bible Reflections. Brief. Does good job of highlighting the major theme(s) of the readings.
Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily. From the noted speaker, author and theologian.
Father Mcllhone’s Video Study of Luke. A power point lecture focusing on Luke’s teaching concerning discipleship and the Parables of Luke 15, including the Prodigal.
Father Francis Martin’s Reflection on the Readings in Four Parts: (approx. 15 minutes each).