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Commentaries for the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on December 24, 2016

FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: we are in Year A.

Year A: Commentaries for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B Commentaries for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

MONDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Suggested Theme: The Lord reveals His goodness in creation (1st reading) and takes joy in His work (responsorial antiphon). Jesus heals wounded creation (Alleluia verse, Gospel) and so we worship our Creator God and celebrate His blessings (entrance antiphon, responsorial psalm)

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 1:1-19.

St Ambrose’s Sermons on Genesis 1:1-19. Please note that this works (online book) examines the six days of creation in nine homilies (known as The Hexaemeron), and includes further homilies on Paradise, and Cain and Abel. The first six homilies (pages 3-159) deal with Gen 1:1-19. St Basil also produced a Hexaemeron of nine homilies on the six days of creation, see below.

St Basil’s Sermons on the Six Days of Creation (Hexaemeron). The first six homilies deal with Genesis 1:1-19.

St Athanasius on the Doctrine of Creation.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 104.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 104.

A Lectio Divina Notes on Psalm 104.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 6:53-56.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 6:53-56.

TUESDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Suggested Theme: God created an ordered and good world (1st reading, Ps, CCC 299) and gave man–His image–kingly dominion over it (1st reading, Ps, CCC 399). He must show a king’s care for it; especially for his fellow man (Gospel, CCC 307, 373, 2401).

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 1:20-2:4a.

Gaudium Et Spes on Genesis 1:20-2:4a.

Centesimus Annus on Genesis 1:20-2:4a.

St Basil’s Hexaemeron on Genesis 1:20-2:4. Homilies 7-9.

St Ambrose’s Hexaemeron on Genesis 1:20-2:4. Pages 159-283.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecutre on Psalm 8.

St Augustine Notes on Psalm 8.

My Notes on Psalm 8.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 8.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 7:1-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:1-13.

WEDNESDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 2:4b-9, 15-17. Scroll down.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 104.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 104.

A Lectio Divina Notes on Psalm 104.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 7:14-23.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:14-23.

THURSDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 2:18-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 128.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 128.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 128.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 128.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 7:24-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:24-30.

FRIDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 3:1-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 32.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 32.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 32.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 32.

St Ambrose on Mark 7:31-37.

Pope St Gregory the Great’s Homily on Mark 7:31-37.

Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Mark 7:31-37.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 7:31-37.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:31-37.

SATURDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 3:9-24.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 90.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 90.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 90.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:1-10.

SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: we are in Year A

Year A: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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