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Commentaries for the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 28, 2015

TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B

Commentaries for the Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B.

Last Week’s Posts.

MONDAY OF THE TWENTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 1:24-2:3.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 1:24-2:3.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 1:24-2:3.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on Colossians 1:24-2:3. Read the last lecture on chapter 1 and the first on chapter 2.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Colossians 1:24-2:3.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 1:24-2:3.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 62.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 62.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 62.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 6:6-11.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 6:6-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 6:6-11.

TUESDAY OF THE TWENTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: in 2015 this day falls on September, 8, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. A link to commentaries for that feast is listed first, followed by commentaries for the normal day.

Commentaries for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 2:6-15.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 2:6-15.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 2:6-15. On 4-15.

Aquinas’ Lecture on Colossians 2:6-15. Lectures 2 & 3 on chapter 2.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 2:6-15.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 145.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 145.

St Augustine’s Notes Psalm 145.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 6:12-19.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea Luke 6:12-19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 6:12-19.

WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 3:1-11.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 3:1-11. On 1-17.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 3:1-11.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Colossians 3:1-11. Read the first 2 lectures on chapter 3.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 3:1-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 145.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 145.

St Augustine’s Notes Psalm 145.

My Notes on Luke 6:20-26.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 6:20-26.

Navarre Bible  Commentary on Luke 6:20-26.

THURSDAY OF THE TWENTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 3:12-17.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 3:12-17. On 1-17.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 3:12-17.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Colossians 3:12-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 3:12-17.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Notes on Psalm 150.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 150.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 6:27-38.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 6:27-38.

FRIDAY OF THE TWENTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Resources.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on 1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Timothy 1:1-2, 12-14.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 16.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 16.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 16.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 6:39-42.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 6:39-42.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 6:39-42.

SATURDAY OF THE TWENTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on 1 Timothy 1:15-17.

Pending: Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Timothy 1:15-17.

Pending: Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Timothy 1:15-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Timothy 1:15-17.

 Father Boylan’s Commentary on Psalm 113.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 113.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 113.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 6:43-49. On 41-49.

Pending: Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 6:43-49.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 6:43-49.

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B

Pending: Commentaries for the Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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September 8~Commentaries for the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 28, 2015

Today’s Mass Readings. Note: Today’s first reading allows for an alternate. The Gospel reading allows for a shorter text.

Today’s Divine Office.

Alternate 1: My Background Notes on Micah 5:1-4a.

Alternate 1: Navarre Bible Commentary on Micah 5:1-4a. Note: verse numbering follows the RSV (Mic 5:2-5a).

Alternate 2: Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:28-30.

Alternate 2: Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:28-30.

Alternate 2: Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:28-30.

Alternate 2: Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:28-30.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 13.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 13.

Longer text: Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 1:1-16, 18-23.

Longer text: Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 1:1-16, 18-23.

Shorter text: Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 1:18-23. Includes 24.

Shorter text: Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 1:18-23. Includes 24-25.

Shorter text: Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 1:18-23. Includes 24.

Shorter text: Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 1:18-23. Includes 24.

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Commentaries for the Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 22, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Mass Readings (NABRE). Used in the USA.

Mass Readings (NJB). Used in most other English speaking countries.

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: Isaiah 35:4-7a.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Isaiah 35:4-7a. Actually on verses 1-10.

Word-Sunday Notes on Isaiah 35:4-7a.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 35:4-7a.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Ps 146:7, 8-9, 9-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 146.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 146.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 146. On entire psalm.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 146. On entire psalm.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 146.

My Notes on Psalm 146. On entire psalm.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: James 2:1-5.

Navarre Bible Commentary on James 2:1-5.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 2:1-5.

Word-Sunday Notes on James 2:1-5.

Pending: My Notes on James 2:1-5.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Mark 7:31-37.

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

Word-Sunday Notes on Mark 7:31-37.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:31-37.

Homilist’s Catechism on Mark 7:31-37.

GENERAL RESOURCES: Individual sites that usually deal with the readings as a whole.

Sacred Page Blog: Jesus the Reverse Psychologist. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma give his reflection on this Sunday’s readings.

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

Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background on the readings. Can be printed out, copied, and used as bulletin insert.

The Wednesday Word.  I’m not sure why it’s called “The Wednesday Word” since it deals with the Sunday readings. Designed for prayer and reflection, the pdf document ends with Father Dom Henry Wansbrough’s reflections on the first and second readings. Fr. Wansbrough is General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible and contributed commentaries on Matt, Mark, and the Pastorals in A New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture.

St Charles Borromeo Parish’s Bible Study Notes. Notes on all the readings, usually with some background info as well.

HOMILIES AND HOMILY NOTES ON THE GOSPEL: Mark 7:31-37.

Pope St Gregory the Great’s Homily on the Gospel.

St Ambrose on the Healing of the Deaf Man. The act influenced ancient baptismal liturgies, and the reading has often been used for baptismal catechesis.

St Anthony the Abbot on Watchfulness of the Tongue.

St Ephraim the Syrian On the Evils of the Tongue and Similar Vices. Go to page 4 of the book displayed (page 26 in the pdf document).

Abuse of Speech. Homily on the Gospel by Fr. Agustine Wirth, O. S.B., a famed preacher of his day.

On Conformity to the Will of God. Gospel homily by Fr. Wirth.

Homily on the Gospel. By Bishop Bonomelli.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Homily Notes on the Gospel.

Spiritual Deafness and Dumbness. On the Gospel.

Healing Spiritual Deafness and Dumbness. On the Gospel.

PODCASTS: Commentaries, homilies, reflections, etc.

Father Francis Martin’s Reflections on the Sunday Readings. A video in 4 parts, each approximately 15 minutes long. The last three deal with the readings, the first is introductory. The link may be time sensitive.

(1) St Martha’s Parish Bible Study Podcast. Usually looks at the readings in some detail.

(2) St Martha’s Parish Bible Reflections.

Dr. Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Brief overview of the readings. Usually does a good job of highlighting the major theme(s). Text available.

Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast. Scroll down and click on the link “chapters 6-7.”

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Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 21, 2015

TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B

Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B.

MONDAY OF THE TWENTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

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

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

Aquinas’ Lecture on Today’s 1st Reading (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18). On 13-20.

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

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 96.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 96.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 96.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 4:16-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 4:16-30.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 4:16-30.

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on Luke 4:16-30. St Joe of O Blog. On Luke and the parallels in the other gospels.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 4:16-30. Begins at 14.

TUESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11. On 1-11.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11. On 1-11.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11. On 1-13.

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6. Verses 9-11 pending.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11.

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 Luke 4:31-37.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 4:31-37.

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on Luke 4:31-37. St Joe of O Blog. On 31-44 and the parallels in Mark & Matthew.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 4:31-37.

WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 1:1-8.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 1:1-8.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 1:1-8.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on Colossians 1:1-8. Read lectures 1-1 & 1-2.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 1:1-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 52.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 52.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 52.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 4:38-44.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 4:38-44.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 4:38-44.

THURSDAY OF THE TWENTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 1:9-14.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 1:9-14.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 1:9-14.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Colossians 1:9-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 1:9-14.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 98.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 98.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 98.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 98.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 5:1-11.

My Notes on Luke 5:1-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 5:1-11.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 5:1-11.

FRIDAY OF THE TWENTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 1:15-20.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 1:15-20.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Colossians 1:15-20.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 1:15-20.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Colossians 1:15-20. Lectures 4 & 5 of chapter 1.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 1:15-20.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 100.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 100.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 100.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 100.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 5:33-39.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 5:33-39.

SATURDAY OF THE TWENTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 1:21-23.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 1:21-23. On 21-25.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Colossians 1:21-23.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Colossians 1:21-23.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Colossians 1:21-23.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 54.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 54.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 54.

My Notes on Psalm 54:3-4, 6, 8. On verses 3-9.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 6:1-5.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 6:1-5.

TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B

Commentaries for the Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B.

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Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 15, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Readings in the New Revised American Bible. Used in the USA.

Readings in the New Jerusalem Bible.  Used in most other English speaking countries. Scroll down slightly to find. For some reason the Epistle reading follows after the Gospel.

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: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Deut 4:1-2, 6-8.

Pending: My Notes on Deut 4:1-2, 6-8.

Homilist’s Catechism on Deut 4:1-2, 6-8.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Deut 4:1-2, 6-8.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Ps 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 15.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 15.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 15. On entire psalm.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 15. On entire psalm.

Pending: St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 15. On entire psalm.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27.

Navarre Bible Commentary on James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27.

Father MacEvily’s Commentary on James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27. On 17-27.

My Notes on James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27. On 17-27.

Homilist’s Catechism on James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Mk 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23.

Homilist’s Catechism on Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23.

Speaking of Scripture Blog. An excerpt from Mary Healy’s Commentary on Mark, part of the new series Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture. Healy is one of the co-editors.

GENERAL RESOURCES: On the readings as a whole. Commentaries on individual readings further below.

Word Sunday. The readings in both and literal translation, notes on the text, podcast, children’s reading.

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

Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background on the readings. Can be printed out, copied, and used as bulletin insert.

The Bible Workshop. Links to several relevant articles, contains a reading guide to the gospel text, a comparison of the readings, suggestions for a lesson (i.e., homily).

The Wednesday Word.  I’m not sure why it’s called “The Wednesday Word” since it deals with the Sunday readings. Designed for prayer and reflection, the pdf document ends with Father Dom Henry Wansbrough’s reflections on the first and second readings. Fr. Wansbrough is General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible and contributed commentaries on Matt, Mark, and the Pastorals in A New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture.

St Charles Borromeo’s Parish Bible Study Notes.

Father Francis Martin’s Reflections on the Readings. Week 22 not yet posted. A video in 4 parts, each approximately 15 minutes long. The last three deal with the readings, the first is introductory. The link may be time sensitive.

Update: Faithfulness to the Word of God. From Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma of the Sacred Page Blog.

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Commentaries for the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 9, 2015

TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Commentaries for the Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Last Week’s Posts.

MONDAY OF THE TWENTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Note in 2015 this day falls on August 24, The Feast of St Bartholomew, Apostle. The first link is to commentaries for that day; the remaining links are for the ordinary readings.

Commentaries for the Feast of St Bartholomew.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5, 8b-10. On 1-10.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5, 8b-10. On 1-10.

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5, 8b-10. On 1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5, 8b-10.

Homily 1~St John Chrysostom on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5. On 1-7.

Homily 2~St John Chrysostom on 1 Thessalonians 1:8-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 149.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm149.

Patrisitic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 149.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 149.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 23:13-22.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 23:13-22.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 23:13-22.

Father Haydock’s Notes on Matthew 23:13-22.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 23:13-22.

TUESDAY OF THE TWENTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 139.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 139.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 139.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 23:23-26.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 23:23-26.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 23:23-26.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 23:23-26.

Father Haydock’s Notes on Matthew 23:23-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 23:23-26.

WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 139.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 139.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 139.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 23:27-32.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 23:27-32.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 23:27-32.

Father Haydock’s Notes on Matthew 23:27-32.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 23:27-32.

THURSDAY OF THE TWENTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 3:7-13.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 3:7-13.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 3:7-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 3:7-13.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 90.

Pending: St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 90.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Today’s Responsorial (Psalm 90).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 23:27-32.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 23:27-32.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 23:27-32.

FRIDAY OF THE TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on  Thessalonians 4:1-8. On 1-12, thus incorporating tomorrow’s first reading as well.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8. On 1-11, thus incorporating tomorrow’s first reading as well.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8.

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 Matthew 25:1-13.

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

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

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13.

SATURDAY OF THE TWENTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2015 this day falls on the Memorial of the Passion of St John the Baptist. The first link is to commentaries for that memorial. The remaining links are for the regular Saturday.

Memorial of the Passion of St John the Baptist.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-11. On 1-11, thus incorporating yesterday’s first reading as well.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-11.

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:91-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 98.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 98.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 98.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 98.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 25:14-30.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 25:14-30.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 25:14-30.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 25:14-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 25:14-30.

TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Next Week’s Posts.

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Commentaries for the Memorial of the Passion of St John the Baptist

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 9, 2015

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-11. On 1-11.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-11.

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:91-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 4:9-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 98.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 98.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 98.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 98.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Mark 6:17-29 (and Matt 14:1-2).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 6:17-29.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 6:17-29.

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August 24~Commentaries for the Feast of St Bartholomew

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 9, 2015

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Revelation 21:9b-14.

My Notes on Revelation 21:9b-14. On verses 10-14, 22-23.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 145.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 145.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 145.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on John 1:45-51.

St Augustine’s Tractate on John 1:45-51. On 34-51.

My Notes on Today’s Gospel (John 1:45-51).

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 1:45-51.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 1:45-51.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 1:45-51.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 1:45-51.

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Commentaries for the Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 9, 2015

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Readings in the Revised New American Bible. Used in U.S.A.

Readings in the New Jerusalem Bible. Used in most other English speaking countries. Scroll down slightly to find. For some reason the Epistle reading follows after the Gospel.

Divine Office.

Daily Office (Anglican Use). ”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: Joshua 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Joshua 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b.

My Notes on Joshua 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Ps 34:2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 34.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 34. Entire psalm.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 34. On entire psalm.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Eph 5:21-32.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Ephesians 5:21-32. Includes vs. 33.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Ephesians 5:21-32.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Ephesians 5:21-32. Includes vs. 33.

St John Chrysostom’s Commentary on Ephesians 5:21-32. Includes vs. 33.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: John 6:60-69.

Father MacEvily’s Commentary on John 6:60-69.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 6:60-69. On 60-71 actually.

Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 6:60-69.

Navarre Bible Commentary on John 6:60-69.

PODCASTS:

EWTN’s Podcast Study of Ephesians. Listen to episode 11.

EWTN’s Podcast Study of John. Listen to episode 6.

St Martha’s Podcast Study of the Readings. Looks at all the readings in some detail.

St Martha’s Podcast Reflections.

Franciscan Sister’s Bible Study Podcast on John. Listen to episode on 6:43-7:31.

The Bread From Heaven. Study of John 6 from St Irenaeus Ministries.

(1) Father Robert Barron’s Homily: You Got To Serve Somebody.

(2) Fr. Robert Barron’s Homily: Really, Truly, Substantially Present. The noted theologian and speaker looks at the Gospel teaching.

 

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Commentaries for the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 8, 2015

TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B

Commentaries for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B.

Last Week’s Posts.

MONDAY OF THE TWENTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Judges 2:11-19.

Update: My Notes on Judges 2:11-19.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 106.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 106.

Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 19:16-22.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 19:16-22.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 19:16-22.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 19:16-22.

St Augustine’s Homily on Matthew 19:17.

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on Matthew 19:16-22. On 16-30. Also posted under tomorrow’s resources.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 19:16-22.

TUESDAY OF THE TWENTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Judges 6:11-24a.

My Notes on Judges 6:11-24a.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 85.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 85.

My Notes on Psalm 85. Opens with Fr. Boylan’s introduction.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 19:23-30.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 19:23-30.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 19:23-30.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 19:23-30.

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on Matthew 19:23-30. On 16-30. Also listed under yesterday’s posts.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 19:23-30.

St Augustine’s First Homily on Matthew 19:28.

St Augustine’s Second Homily on Matthew 19:28.

WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Judges 9:6-15.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 21.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 21.

Father Berry’s Commentary on Psalm 21.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 21.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 20:1-16.

Father Fonck’s Commentary on Matthew 20:1-16.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 20:1-16.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 20:1-16.

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on Matthew 20:1-16.

St Augustine’s Homily on Matthew 20:1-16.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 20:1-16.

THURSDAY OF THE TWENTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Resources.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Judges 11:29-39a.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 40.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 40:5, 7-8a, 8b-9, 10. Includes a note on verse 2.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 22:1-14.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 22:1-14.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 22:1-14.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 22:1-14.

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on Matthew 22:1-14.

St Augustine’s Homily on Matthew 22:1-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 22:1-14.

FRIDAY OF THE TWENTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Ruth 1:1, 3-6, 14b-16, 22.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to 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 Matthew 22:34-40.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 22:34-40.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 22:34-40.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 22:34-40.

SATURDAY OF THE TWENTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readigns.

Today’s divine office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Ruth 2:1-3, 8-11; 4:13-17.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 128.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 128.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 128.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 128.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 23:1-12.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 23:1-12.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 23:1-12.

TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Commentaries for the Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Next Week’s Posts.

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