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Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 15, 2017

READINGS AND OFFICE:

NABRE. Used in the USA.

NJB. Used in most other English speaking countries.

Divine Office.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRS READING: Wisdom 6:12-16.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Wisdom 6:12-16.

Word-Sunday Notes on Wisdom 6:12-16.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Commentary on Psalm 63.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 63.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 63.

Pope St John Apul II’s Commentary on Psalm 63.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 63.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

Father Callan’s Notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

Word-Sunday Notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Matthew 25:1-13.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 25:1-13.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13.

Father Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13.

Word-Sunday Notes on Matthew 25:1-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Scripture Speaks. Reflections on all the readings.

Lector Notes. Lector’s Notes try to serve the Church by helping lectors prepare to proclaim the Scriptures in our Sunday assemblies. For each day’s first and second readings (and occasionally for the gospel), the Notes give the historical and theological background, plus suggestions on oral interpretation.

Sacred Page Blog: Waiting for the Party to Start. Commentary and reflections by a Catholic biblical scholar.

Parish Bible Study. Brief background and notes on the readings.

Liturgical Bible Study Guide. A power point presentation includes scripture text, helpful comments and reflections.

Let the Scripture Speak. Reflections/commentary from Catholic biblical scholar Fr. Ennis Hamm.

The Word Embodied. Reflections from philosophy professor Fr. John Kavanaugh.

Historical Cultural Context. The parable examined in light of 1st century Mediterranean culture.

Thoughts From the Early Church. Comments on the gospel by st Anthony.

Scripture in Depth. Succinct notes on the readings.

 

 

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