Commentaries for the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Posted by Dim Bulb on August 20, 2016
TWENTY-NINTH 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, 17:8-13.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 121:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 18:1-8.
St Augustine’s Homily on Luke 18:1-8. St Joe of O Blog.
Sacred Page Blog: Prayer as Warfare. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergma’s take on the readings.
Sancrucensis: The Spiritual Sense 0f Amalek. Some brief sermon notes. Point made could be used for meditation or discussion in a lectionary based bible study.
Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast. Archive page. The study for a coming Sunday is usually posted on Thursdays.
Update: The Persistent Widow and Growing Weary in Prayer. Video by Catholic biblical scholar Dr. Brant Pitre. Focuses primarily on the Gospel but also relates it to the other readings.