Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Posted by Dim Bulb on September 5, 2016
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: 2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 17:1, 5,-6, 8, 15.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:5.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 20:27-38. A shorter reading of verses 10:27, 34-38 is allowed.
Sacred Page Blog:Hope for a Hopeless World. Catholic scripture scholar Dr. John Bergsma’s reflections on the readings.
St Charles Borromeo Parish Bible Study. Notes on all the readings. Link may be time sensitive.
Lector Notes. Historical and theological background on the readings.
Gospel Summary with Life Implications. St Vincent’s Archabbey.
Historical Cultural Context. Examines the gospel in light of the 1st century Mediterranean world.
Thoughts From the Early Church. Brief excerpt on the gospel from John Henry Newman.
Scripture in Depth. Brief look at all the readings.
Prepare For Mass. Various links, videos, etc.
Dr. Scott Hahn’s Sunday Bible Reflections. Brief. Highlights the major theme(s) of the readings.
St Martha’s Parish Bible Study Podcast. Looks at the readings in some detail.
Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast. Link is to archive page. New studies are usually posted on Thursdays.
Father Mcllhone’s Lectures on Luke, Session 20. Looks at Luke 20:1-44.
St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study on Luke. Looks at Luke 19:28-20:44.
Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily: The Resurrection of the Body. From the noted speaker, author, theologian.
Father Francis Martin’s Reflections: In four parts approx. 15 minutes each.
John Henry Newman on the Gospel. An excerpt from a sermon (see next link).
The Resurrection of the Body. A sermon by John Henry Newman.