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

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 7, 2016

TWENTY-SEVENTH 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: Habakkuk 1:2-3, 2:2-4

Navarre Bible Commentary on Habakkuk 1:2-3, 2:2-4.

My Background and Brief Notes on Habakkuk 1:2-3, 2:2-4. Actually, a summaryoverview of the entire book.

Word-Sunday Notes on Habakkuk 1:2-3, 2:2-4.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 95.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 95.

Father Tauton’s Commentary on Psalm 95.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 95.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14.

Word-Sunday Notes on 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14.

Homilist’s Catechism on 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 2 Timothy 1:6-8. 13-14.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 17:5-10.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 17:5-10.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 17:5-10. Excerpts.

Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 17:5-10.

Homilist’s Catechism on Luke 17:5-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 17:5-10.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: Lessons in Faith and Faithfulness. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma looks at the readings.

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

Scripture in Depth. Succinct summary of the readings.

Thought From the Early Church: Augustine of Hippo. Brief commentary.

Historical Cultural Context. The gospel reading in light of 1st century Mediterranean culture.

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.

Prepare For Mass. Devotional video’s, links, etc.

PODCASTS:

Dr. Scott Hahn’s Sunday Bible Reflections. Very brief. Does good job of highlighting basic theme(s).

Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily.

Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study PodcastThe Study for this Sunday should become available sometime Thursday. Looks at the readings in some detail.

St Martha’s Parish Bible Study of the Sunday Readings. Looks at the readings in some detail.

Inside the Bible, Episode 8~The Minor Prophets. From an EWTN series on Fr. Kenneth Baker’s “Inside the Bible,” a popular, basic introduction to the books of the Bible. Episode 8 treats of Habakkuk (and others). I would suggest listening to episodes 7 & 8.

Father Mike’s Bible Study Podcast. Introduction to the Minor Prophets Obadiah-Malachi, thus including Habbakkuk.

St Paul Repository Podcast on Habakkuk the Prophet. Scroll down and click on the player.

Father Mike’s Bible Study Podcast on 2 Timothy. Introduction to the letters to Timothy, Titus & Philemon.

Part 1: St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast on 2 Timothy. Introduction and study of 1:1-7. Click on POD icon.

Part 2: St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast on 2 Timothy. On 1:8-18. Click on POD icon.

Father Mike’s Bible Study Podcast on Luke. Introduction to the gospel.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Luke 15-17. Click on POD icon.

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