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Commentaries for the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 25, 2015

TRINITY SUNDAY
SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

Commentaries for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.

Last Week’s Posts.

MONDAY OF THE NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Commentary on Tobit 1:3, 2:1-8.

Overview of the Book of Tobit, chapters 1-3. St Joe of O Blog.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 112.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 112.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 112.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 12:1-12.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 12:1-12.

TUESDAY OF THE NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Commentary on Tobit 2:9-14.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 112.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 112.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 112.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 12:13-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 12:13-17.

WEDNESDAY OF THE NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Commentary on Tobit 3:1-11a, 16-17a.

Father Berry’s Introduction and Notes on Psalm 25.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 25. On verses 1-9 which includes the verses used in the responsorial.

Lectio Divina Notes on Psalm 25.

My Notes on Psalm 25. These notes cover verses 1-14 and so include the verses chosen for today’s responsorial.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 12:18-27.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 12:18-27.

THURSDAY OF THE NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Commentary on Tobit 6:10-11; 7:1bcde, 9-17; 8:4-9a.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 128.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 128.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 12:28-34.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 12:28-34.

FRIDAY OF THE NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Tobit 11:5-17.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 146.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 146.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 146.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 146.

My Notes on Psalm 146.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 12:35-37.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 12:35-37.

SATURDAY OF THE NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Tobit 12:1, 5-15, 20.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on the Responsorial. Covers Tobit 13:1-8.

Father Cornelius a Lapides’ Commentary on Mark 12:38-44.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 12:38-44.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 12:38-44.

SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
(Corpus Christi)

Pending: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.

 

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Commentaries for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 25, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Readings From the NABRE. Official translation used in USA.

Readings From the NJB. Scroll down slightly. Official translation in most English speaking countries.

Today’s Divine Office.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Deut 4:32-34, 39-40

Navarre Bible Commentary on Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40.

Unofficial Lectionary. Text of readings from the Douay Rheims translation followed by commentary from the Haydock Bible Comm.

Word-Sunday Notes on Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40.

Homilist’s Catechism on Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40.

Pending: My Notes on Deut 4:32-34, 39-40.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Ps 33:4-5, 6, 9, 18-19, 20, 22.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 33.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 33.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 33.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 33.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 33.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Romans 8:14-17.

Fr. Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:14-17.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:14-17.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:14-17. On 14-23.

Haydock Commentary on Romans 8:14-17. On 12-17.

Word-Sunday Notes on Romans 8:14-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:14-17.

Homilist’s Catechism on Romans 8:14-17.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Matthew 28:16-20.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 28:16-20.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 28:16-20.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 28:16-20.

Word-Sunday Notes on Matthew 28:16-20.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 28:16-20.

Homilist’s Catechism on Matthew 28:16-20.

GENERAL RESOURCES: Notes, blog posts, podcasts, etc., on all the readings. Resources for individual readings further below.

The Sacred Page Blog. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma give his reflection on the readings.

St Martha’s Parish Bible Study Podcast.

St Charles Borromeo Parish Bible Study. Pdf document.

HOMILIES AND HOMILY NOTES ON THE GOSPEL READING:

St Gregory Nanzianzus’ Homily for Trinity Sunday. On Matt 28:18-20.

St Alphonsus de Ligouri’s Homily: The Love of the Three Divine Persons for Man. On Matt 28:19.

Commission and Promise Which Christ Gave to His Apostles. On Matt 28:18-20.

Dogmatic Homily on the Gospel: The Mystery of the Most Holy Trinity.

The Blessing of the Most Holy Trinity. A liturgical homily on Matt 28:18-20.

The Holy Sign of the Cross. A symbolic homily on Matt 28:18-20.

The Worship of the Most Holy Trinity. A dogmatic/liturgical homily on Matt 28:18-20.

The Ceremonies of Baptism. A liturgical/moral homily on Matt 28:18-20.

Belief in the Mystery of the Trinity. Homily on Matt 28:18-20.

The Blessed Trinity. Sermon notes on Matt 28:19. Can be used for sermon ideas, points for meditation/reflection, or for further study.

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This Week’s Posts: Pentecost to Trinity Sunday (Eighth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I)

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 23, 2015

PENTECOST SUNDAY

Commentaries for the Vigil Mass of Pentecost.

Commentaries for Pentecost Sunday.

MONDAY OF THE EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 17:20-24.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 32.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 32.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 32.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 32.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 10:17-27.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 10:17-27.

Pope Benedict’s Homily on Mark 10:17-27.

Another Homily on Mark 10:17-27 by Pope Benedict.

TUESDAY OF THE EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 35:1-12.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 50.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 50.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 50.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 10:28-31.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 10:28-31.

St Catherine of Siena on Mark 10:28-31.

WEDNESDAY OF THE EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Commentary on Sirach 36:1, 4-5a, 10-17.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 79.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 79.

My Background Notes on Psalm 79:8, 9, 11, 13. Contains background on the psalm with notes on the responsorial verses.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 10:32-45.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 10:32-45.

The Catechism on Today’s Gospel Mark 10:32-45.

THURSDAY O F THE EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Commentary on Sirach 42:15-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 33.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 33.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 33.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 33.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 10:46-52.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 10:46-52.

FRIDAY OF THE EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 44:1, 9-13.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 149.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 149.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 149.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 149.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 11:11-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 11:11-26.

SATURDAY OF THE EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 51:12cd-20.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 19.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 19.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 19.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 19.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 11:27-33.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 11:27-33.

TRINITY SUNDAY
SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY

Commentaries for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity.

Next Week’s Posts.

 

 

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Commentaries for the Seventh Week of Easter

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 16, 2015

SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

COMMENTARIES FOR THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER.

MONDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 19:1-8.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 19:1-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 68.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 68.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 16:29-33.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:29-33.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 16:29-33.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on John 16:29-33. A modern translation. The homily is actually on verses 16-33.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 16:29-33.

TUESDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 20:17-27.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 20:17-27.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 68.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 68.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 17:1-11a.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 17:1-11a.

St John Chrysostom’s Exegetical Homily on John 17:1-11a.

Word-Sunday Notes on John 17:1-11a.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 17:1-11a.

WEDNESDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 20:28-38.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 20:28-38.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 68.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 68.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 17:11b-19.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 17:11b-19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 17:11b-19.

THURSDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 22:30, 23:6-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 22:30, 23:6-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 16.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 16.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 16.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 16.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 16.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 17:20-26.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary John 17:20-26. A newer translation of his homily on verses 14-26. Scroll down slightly.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 17:20-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 17:20-26.

FRIDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 25:13b-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 25:13b-21.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 103.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 103.

My Notes on John 21:15-19.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 21:15-19.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 21:15-19.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 21:15-19.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 21:15-19.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on John 21:15-19. Newer translation of his homily on verses 15-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 21:15-19.

SATURDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 28:16-20, 30-31.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 28:16-20, 30-31.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 11.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 11.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 11.

Father’s Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 21:20-25.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 21:20-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 21:20-25.

PENTECOST SUNDAY

Commentaries for the Vigil Mass of Pentecost.

Commentaries for Pentecost Sunday.

Next Week’s Posts.

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Commentaries for Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 16, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE: Please Note: the Lectionary for today allows for an alternate second reading and an alternate Gospel reading. I’ve supplied commentary for all.

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.

Today’s Divine Office.

Anglican Use Daily Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican style” liturgy similar to the Book of Common Prayer as an ecclesiastically approved variant on the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church.” More info.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 2:1-11.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 2:1-11.

Navvare Bible Commentary on Acts 2:1-11.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Acts 2:1-11.

Homilist’s Catechism on Acts 2:1-11.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 2:1-11.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Ps 104:1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 104.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 104: 1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34.

Lection Divina Notes on Psalm 104.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:3-7, 12-13.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Commentary on 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13. Read all three lectures. English translation in the right column.

Homilist’s Catechism on 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13.

ALTERNATE SECOND READING: Galatians 5:16-25.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Galatians 5:16-25.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Galatians 5:16-25.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Galatians 5:16-25.

Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Galatians 5:16-25.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Galatians 5:16-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Galatians 5:16-25.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: John 20:19-23.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 20:19-23.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 20:19-23.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 20:19-23.

Father MacIntyre’s Commentary on John 20:19-23.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 20:19-23.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Commentary on John 20:19-23. Scroll down and read lecture 4.

Homilist’s Catechism on John 20:19-23.

ALTERNATE GOSPEL READING: John 15:26-27; 16:12-15.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 15:26-27, 26:12-15.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 15:26-27, 16:12-15.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 15:26-27, 16:12-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 15:26-27, 16:12-15.

HOMILIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 2:1-11.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Homily for Pentecost. A gem. Few of his homilies have survived.

A Homily on Acts 2:1-11. Pdf document. By Father Johann Evangelist Zollner, a famed preacher of his day.

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Commentaries for the Vigil Mass for Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 16, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Vigil Mass Readings from the NABRE. Used in the USA.

Divine Office.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Please be aware that for the Vigil Mass there are 4 possible OT reading to choose from.

First Old Testament Reading: Genesis 11:1-9.

Second Old Testament Reading: Exodus 19:3-8a, 16-20b.

Third Old Testament Reading: Ezekiel 37:1-14.

Fourth Old Testament Reading: Joel 3:1-5.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 104:1-2, 24, 25, 27-28, 29, 30.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 104.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 104. On entire psalm.

Lectio Divina Notes on Psalm 104.On entire psalm.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Romans 8:22-27.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:22-27. Commentary actually begins with verse 18 in this post.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:22-27.

Pending: Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:22-27.

Homilist’s Catechism on Romans 8:22-27.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:22-27.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL:

Father’s Nolan and Brown’s Commentary on John 7:37-39.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 7:37-39.

St Augustine’s Tractate on John 7:37-39. On 32-39.

Homilist’s Catechism on John 7:37-39.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 7:37-39.

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Commentaries for the Feast of the Ascension

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 8, 2015

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvily’s Commentary on Acts 1:1-11.

St John Chrysostom’s Exegetical Homily on Acts 1:1-5.

St John Chrysostom’s Exegetical Homily on Acts 1:6.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 1:1-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 47.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 47).

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 47.

Father Wilberforce’s Commentary on Ephesians 1:17-23. This commentary actually begins with verse 15. It is a pdf document.

Father Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Ephesians 1:17-23. This commentary actully begins with verse 15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Ephesians 1:17-23.

Alternate Reading: Navarre Bible Commentary on Ephesians 4:1-13 in Two Parts:

Alternate Reading: Father Callan on Ephesians 4:1-13.

Alternate Reading: Bernardin de Piconio on Ephesians 4:1-13.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 28:16-20.

Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 28:16-20.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 28:16-20.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 28:16-20.

Sermons:

Homily by Pope St Gregory the Great.  On the text of Mark 16:14-20.

Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Acts 1:1-15.

Sermon Plan: Some Thoughts on the Ascension.

Sermon Plan: Heaven is Our Goal.

Sermon Plan: The Ascension.

Christ’s Ascension a Lesson and a Warning to Sinners.

Commentary on the First Reading.

Why Jesus Christ Went Up To Heaven and What Is The Meaning Of “He Sitteth At The Right Hand Of The Father.

The Feast of the Ascension Teaches and Comforts Us.

Ascension Day.

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Commentaries for the Feast of St Matthias, Apostle

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 8, 2015

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 1:15-17, 20-26.

St John Chrysostom’s 3rd Homily on Acts. Begins at verse 12.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 1:15-17, 20-26.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Notes to Psalm 113.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 113.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 15:9-17.

St Augustine’s Homilies on John 15:9-17. Tractates 82-87 deal with the various verses in this reading.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on John 15:9-17. Scroll UP slightly and begin readings lectures 2 & 3.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 15:9-17.

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Commentaries for the Sixth Week of Easter

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 8, 2015

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

Commentaries and Posts for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B.

MONDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 16:11-15.

FatherMacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 16:11-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 16:11-15.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 149.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 149.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 149.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 149.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 149.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on John 15:26-16:4.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 15:26-16:4.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 15:26-16:4.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 15:26-16:4.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 15:26-16:4.

TUESDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 16:22-34.

Father Macevilly’s Commentary on Acts 16:22-34.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 16:22-34.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 138.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:5-11. Actually on 5-17.

St Augustine’s Tractate on John 16:5-11. On verses 8-11, actually.

WEDNESDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 17:15, 22-18:1.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 17:15, 22-18:1.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 17:15, 22-18:1.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 148.

Pending: St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 148.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 148.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 148.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:12-15.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 16:12-15.

St Augustine’s Tractate on John 16:12-15.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 16:12-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 16:12-15.

THURSDAY FEAST OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD
FEAST OF ST MATTHIAS, APOSTLE

COMMENTARIES FOR THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION.

COMMENTARIES FOR ST MATTHIAS DAY.

FRIDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 18:9-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 18:9-18.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 47.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 47.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 47.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:20-23.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 16:20-23. On verses 19-24.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 16:20-23. Includes vs. 19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 16:20-23.

SATURDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER

Today’s Mass Readings. Note that there is an alternate first reading.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary Acts 18:23-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 18:23-28.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 47.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 47.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 16:23-28. On 23-30.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 16:23-28.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on John 16:23-28. Read Lectures 6-8.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 16:23-28.

SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday of Easter. Links have been fixed or updated.

For those celebrating the Ascension today see link under Thursday.

Next Week’s Commentaries.

 

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Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B

Posted by Dim Bulb on May 6, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Today’s Mass Readings (NABRE).

Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). The New Jerusalem Bible is the translation used for the readings in most English speaking countries.

Today’s Divine Office.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48

Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48.

Pending: Bishop MacEvily’s Commentary on Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48.

Link fixed Navarre Bible Commentary on Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48.

Homilist’s Catechism on Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 98:1, 2-3, 3-4.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 98.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 98.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 98.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 98.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 John 4:7-10.

St Augustine’s Homiletic Commentary on 1 John 4:7-10.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 John 4:7-10.

Bishop MacEvily’s Commentary on 1 John 4:7-10.

Link fixed Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 John 4:7-10.

Homilist’s Catechism on 1 John 4:7-10.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: John 15:9-17.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on John 15:9-17.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 15:9-17.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 15:9-17.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 15:9-17.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on John 15:9-17. Read lectures 2 & 3.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 15:9-17.

Link fixed. Navarre Bible Commentary on John 15:9-17.

Homilist’s Catechism on John 15:9-17.

NOTES, COMMENTARIES, BLOG POSTS ON THE READINGS IN GENERAL: Commentaries on particular readings listed further below.

Word Sunday. Brief notes on the readings.

Sacerdos. Theme of the readings, doctrinal message, pastoral application.

St Charles Borromeo Parish Bible Study Notes. Helpful notes prepared for their own bible study classes, apparently.

The Bible Workshop. Includes links to a couple of other resources, a comparison of the readings, and suggestions for a lesson (i.e., homily). Originally posted in 2009.

All You Need is Love. Blog post on the readings by Catholic biblical Scholar Dr. John Bergsma.

PODCASTS:

St Martha’s Bible Study Podcast. Usually looks at all of the readings in some detail.

Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast. Looks at all the readings.

Dr. Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Very brief. Does could job summarizing major the theme(s) of the readings. Text available.

Father McBride’s Podcast on Acts. Listen to episode 6.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast on John 15:9-17. Actually, this podcast begins with 15:9, the start of today’s gospel reading, and continues through chapter 17.Click on the POD icon or “direct download”.

Father Barron’s Homily Podcast. Noted theologian and speaker.

Father Altier’s Homily Podcast. Text available further below under “Homilies and Homily Notes.

HOMILIES AND HOMILY NOTES:

Chosen to be Friends.  Homily.

Don’t Keep Your distance. Homily.

Catholic Doors Ministry.

Sacerdos. Gives theme of the readings, doctrinal message, pastoral application.

Sunday Soundbite. Audio or text. Brief.

Father Robert Altier’s Homily. Audio available above under “Podcasts”.

 

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