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Commentaries for the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time, Week I

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 14, 2017

TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year A

Year A: Commentaries for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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

MONDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
A suggested theme for today’s readings: God is willing to rescue the life of unbelievers and disobedient sinners from the pit (death). His threats of judgment (against the Ninevites, first reading) and his acts of judgement (against his disobedient prophet in the responsorial) are invitations to, and oriented towards, repentance. God’s people must be ready and willing to act with mercy towards anyone in need, friend or foe (Gospel reading).

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Jonah 1:1-2, 2:1-2, 11.

My Notes on Jonah 1:1-2, 2:1-2, 11.

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on the Book of Jonah. St Joe of O Blog.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Exegetical Homily on Luke 10:25-37. Previously posted for the 13th Sunday after Pentecost. Begins with vs. 23.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 10:25-37. Begins with vs. 23.

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on Luke 10:25-37. St Joe of O Blog.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 10:25-37.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 10:25-37.

Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Luke 10:25-37.

Homily by Bede the Venerable on Luke 10:25-37.

The Two-Fold Precept. Homily notes on Today’s Gospel can be used for homily ideas or for points of meditation or further study.

Parable of the Good Samaritan. Homily notes on Today’s Gospel can be used for homily ideas or for points of meditation or further study.

TUESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Suggested theme for today’s readings: We are all sinners and if God marks our guilt we could not stand (responsorial). This was the realization which the King of Nineveh came to when he was told the prophet’s message (first reading). Listening to God and accepting him on his terms (like the king and Mary in the Gospel reading) is absolutely essential, the one thing needful, the better part to chose (Gospel reading). Accepting him on one’s own terms, as Martha attempted to do, will get you no where with him (Gospel reading).

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Jonah 3:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Jonah 3:1-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 130.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 130.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 130.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 10:38-42.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 10:38-42.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 10:38-42.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 10:38-42.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 10:38-42.

WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Suggested theme for today’s reading: The Lord is “a gracious and merciful God, patient, and of much compassion, and easy to forgive evil” (first reading). Our confidence that God will hear our prayer and respond is based upon this fact (responsorial). We who so often offend God and yet rely on his compassion and mercy to forgive must be open to showing mercy and compassion towards those who sin against us (Gospel reading).

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Jonah 4:1-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Jonah 4:1-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 86.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 86.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 86.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 11:1-4.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Luke 11:1-4.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:1-4.

THURSDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Suggested theme for today’s readings: Blessed are those who hope in the Lord (responsorial), trusting in his goodness to respond to our needs (gospel) in spite of adversity and the seeming well-being and triumph of the wicked (first reading). The good and the evil will have their recompense (first reading, responsorial), and the good must therefore maintain hope and trust that God will respond to them with good things (first reading, gospel).

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Malachi. For episodes take you through the book.

Pending (maybe): My Notes on Malachi 3:13-20b.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Malachi 3:13-20b. This is 3:13-4:2 according to the RSVCE chapter and verse numbering.

Medieval/Patristic Commentary on Psalm 1.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 1.

My Notes on Psalm 1.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 1. Latin and English.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Notes on Psalm 1.

Lectio Divina of Psalm 1.

A Benedictine Monk’s Meditation on Psalm 1.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 11:5-13.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 11:5-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:5-13.

FRIDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Suggested theme for today’s readings: The Lord will judge the world with justice, bringing down the wicked by their own machinations (responsorial). For this reason repentance is a must (first reading) for it puts one with God/Christ/Kingdom, not against them (gospel). It is better to stand for a night mourning in God’s house clothed in sackcloth and relinquishing food (gospel) rather than stand in armor in Satan’s palace and suffer despoilment and defeat (gospel).

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

A Brief Introduction to Joel Chapters 1 & 2.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Joel 1:13-15, 2:1-2.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 9.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 9.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 11:15-26.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 11:15-26. On 14-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:15-26.

SATURDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Joel 4:12-21.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 97.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 97.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 97.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 11:27-28.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 11:27-28.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 11:27-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:27-28.

TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year A

Year A: Commentaries for the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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