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Commentaries for the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on December 24, 2016

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year A.

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year A.

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time:Year B.

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C.

MONDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Suggested Theme(s): A. the relationship between (or the necessity of) faith [1st reading] and hope [Ps]. B. Jesus, who has the power to save a man from demon possession, nakedness, and homelessness [Gospel] has the power to save the faithful from whatever afflictions faithfulness to him might bring [1st reading]. This is our hope and our comfort [Ps].

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 11:32-40.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Hebrews 11:32-40. On 11:37-12:4

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on Hebrews 11:32-40. Read lectures 11-5 and 11-6

Navarre Commentary on Hebrews 11:32-40.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 31.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 31.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 31.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 5:1-20.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 5:1-20.

TUESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:1-4.

Navarre Commentary on Hebrews 12:1-4.

Father Boylan’s Commentary on Psalm 22.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 22.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 22.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 22.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 5:21-43.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 5:21-43.

WEDNESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:4-7, 11-15.

Navarre Commentary on Hebrews 12:4-7, 11-15.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 103.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 103.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 103.

My Notes on Mark 6:1-6.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 6:1-6.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 6:1-6.

THURSDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: in 2017 this day falls on Feb. 2, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. The first link is to commentaries for that feast. Remaining links are for the normal weekday readings.

2017. Commentaries for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-19, 21-24.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-19, 21-24.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-19, 21-24.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 48.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 48.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 48.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 6:7-13.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 6:7-13.

FRIDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 13:1-8.

Navarre Commentary on Hebrews 13:1-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 27.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 27.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 27.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 27.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 6:14-29.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 6:14-29.

SATURDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 13:15-17, 20-21.

Navarre Commentary on Hebrews 13:15-17, 20-21.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 23.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 23.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 23.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 23.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 23.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 6:30-34.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 6:30-34.

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.

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