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

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 6, 2016

TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR C

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: Amos 6:1a, 4-7.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Amos 6:1a, 4-7.

My Notes on Amos 6:1a, 4-7. On entire chapter.

Word-Sunday Notes on Amos 6:1a, 4-7.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm146:7, 8-9, 9-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 146.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 146.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 146.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 146.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 146.

My Notes on Psalm 146.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Timothy 6:11-16.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on 1 Timothy 6:11-16.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Timothy 6:11-16.

Pending: Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Timothy 6:11-16.

Word-Sunday;s Notes on 1 Timothy 6:11-16.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Timothy 6:11-16.

Homilist’s Catechism on 1 Timothy 6:11-16.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 16:19-31.

Aquinas’ Carena Aurea on Luke 16:19-31.

Asterius of Amasea’s First Discourse on Luke 16:19-31.

St Cyril of Alexandria: Two Homiletic Commentaries on Luke 16:19-31.

First Discourse of St John Chrysostom on Luke 16:19-31.

Second Discourse of St John Chrysostom on Luke 16:19-31.

Third Discourse of St John Chrysostom on Luke 16:19-31.

Fourth Discourse of St John Chrysostom on Luke 16:19-31.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 16:19-31.

Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 16:19-31.

Dives and Lazarus: A Story of Personal Relationships.

Pope Benedict on the Proper Use of Riches.

Homilist’s Catechism on Luke 16:19-31.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: Does it Matter How We Treat Others? Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma examines the readings.

Thoughts From the Early Church. Excerpt by St John Chrysostom.

Scripture in Depth. Succinctly examines all the readings.

Let the Scriptures Speak. Fr. Dennis Hamm. Looks at the images and ironies found in the parable.

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

PODCASTS:

Video: Lazarus and the Realm of the Dead. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. Brant Pitre looks at the readings.

Audio: Sunday Bible Reflections: A Great Chasm. Dr. Scott Hahn.

Video: The Word Made Clear. Catholic biblical scholar Fr. James McIlhone. Also treats of the parable of the unjust steward and the sayings on the right use of wealth.

Audio: Parables of Sin, Repentance, and Faith. Looks at chapters 15-17.

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