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Commentaries for the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on January 28, 2017

EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: We are in Year A

YEAR A: EIGHTH SUNDAY IN  ORDINARY TIME.

YEAR B: EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.

YEAR C: EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.

MONDAY OF THE EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

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.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: IN 2017 ASH WEDNESDAY WILL START TOMORROW, MARCH 1. COMMENTARIES FOR THE LENTEN SEASON CAN BE FOUND HERE.

WEDNESDAY OF THE EIGHTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

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.

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Commentaries for Ash Wednesday Through Easter Sunday

Posted by Dim Bulb on January 28, 2017

Please Note: Each week contains its current and following Sunday (e.g., the Second Week of Lent begins with the 2nd Sunday and ends with the 3rd).

Commentaries for Ash Wednesday Through the Second Sunday of Lent.

Commentaries for the Second Week of Lent.

Commentaries for the Third Week of Lent.

Commentaries for the Fourth Week of Lent.

Commentaries for the Fifth Week of Lent.

Commentaries for Holy Week.

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Commentaries for the Third Week of Lent

Posted by Dim Bulb on January 28, 2017

THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT, YEARS A, B & C
Note: We are in Year A

Year A: Commentaries and Resources for the Third Sunday of Lent. 2014, 2017 2020, etc

Year B: Commentaries and Resources for the Third Sunday of Lent. 2015, 2018, 2021, etc.

Year C. Commentaries and Resources for the Third Sunday of Lent. 2016, 2019, 2022, etc.

MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF LENT
Note: The Solemnity of St Joseph is usually celebrated on March 19, but since in 2017 this date falls on a Sunday, the observance has been moved to today. The first link below is to resources for the solemnity. Remaining links are for the regular Lenten readings.

2017. Solemnity of St Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Today’s Mass Readings.

My Notes on 2 Kings 5:1-15ab. On 1-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 2 Kings 5:1-15ab.

Haydock Commentary on 2 Kings 5:1-15ab. Called 4 Kings in Vulgate.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 42.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 42.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 42.

Haydock Commentary on Psalm 42. 43 in Vulgate

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 4:24-30. This commentary starts at verse 22.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 4:24-30.

Haydock Commentary on Luke 4:24-30.

TUESDAY OD THE THIRD WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 3:25, 34-43.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Daniel 3:25, 34-43.

Father E.S. Berry’s Introduction & Notes to Psalm 25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 25.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 25.Lectio Divina Notes on Psalm 25.

My Notes on Psalm 25:4-5ab, 6 and 7bc, 8-9. Post includes notes on verses 1-9 inclusively.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Psalm 25. This is listed as Psalm 24 on the site because it follows the verse numbering of the Greek Septuagint and Vulgate.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 18:21-35.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 18:21-35.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 18:21-35. Includes commentary on 19:1 as well.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 18:21-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 18:21-35.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Matthew 18:21-35.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 147.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 147.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 147. On verses 12-20 covering today’s verses. Commentary attributed to St Albert.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 147. On verses 12-20 covering today’s verses.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Psalm 147. On 12-20.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 5:17-19.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Matthew 5:17-19.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 5:17-19.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 5:17-19.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 5:17-19.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 5:17-19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 5:17-19.

Haydock Commentary on Matthew 5:17-19.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Jeremiah 7:23-28.

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Jeremiah 7. Actually on chapters 3-10. To listen click on POD button or direct download.

Haydock Commentary on Jeremiah 7:23-28.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 95.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 95.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 95.

Father Tauton’s Commentary on Psalm 95.

Haydock Commentary on Psalm 95. 94 in the Vulgate.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 11:14-23.

St Bede the Venerable’s Homily on Luke 11:14-23. On 14-28.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 11:14-23. On 14-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:14-23.

Haydock Commentary on Luke 11:14-23.

FRIDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

My Notes on Hosea 14:2-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hosea 14:2-10.

Haydock Commentary on Hosea 14:2-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 81.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 81.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 81.

Haydock Commentary on Psalm 81. 80 in Vulgate.

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

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 12:28-34.

Haydock Commentary on Mark 12:28-34.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF LENT
Note: in 2017 this day falls on March 25, The Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord. The first link below is to commentaries for that observance. Remaining links are for the normal Lenten readings.

2017. Commentaries for the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord.

Today’s Mass Readings.

My Notes on Hosea 6:1-6. Actually on 5:15-6:7.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hosea 6:1-6.

Haydock Commentary on Hosea 6:1-6.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 51.

St John Fisher’s Sermons on Psalm 51. Psalm 50 in Fisher’s translation. The Fourth Penitential Psalm. He treated of the Psalm in two parts, and at some length.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 51.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 51.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 51.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 51.

Haydock Commentary on Psalm 51. 50 in Vulgate.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 18:9-14.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 18:9-14.

St Augustine’s Homily on Luke 18:9-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 18:9-14.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Luke 18:9-14.

FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT, YEARS A, B & C
Note: We are in Year A

Year A: Commentaries and Resources for the Fourth Sunday of Lent.

Year B: Commentaries and Resources for the Fourth Sunday of Lent.

Year C: Commentaries and Resources for the Fourth Sunday of Lent.

Next Week’s Posts.

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Commentaries for the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on January 28, 2017

SUNDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: we are in Year A

Year A: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

MONDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 1:1-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 93.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 93.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 93.

Pope St john Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 93.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 93.

Catholic Scripture Manual on Mark 9:14-29.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:14-29.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 9:14-29.

TUESDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 2:1-11.

Pending (maybe) My Notes on Sirach 2:1-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 37.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 37.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 37.

Catholic Scripture Manual on Mark 9:30-37.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:30-37.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 9:30-37.

WEDNESDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: This year this day falls on February 22, the Feast of the Chair of St Peter. The first link is to commentaries for that feast. Remaining links are for the normal weekday.

2017. Commentaries for the Feast of the Chair of St Peter.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 4:11-19.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 119.

Pope Benedict on Psalm 119.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Today’s Psalm Verses (Ps 119:165, 168, 171-172, 174-175).

My Notes on Today’s Psalm Verses (Ps 119:165, 168, 171-172, 174-175).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:38-40. On 38-42.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 9:38-40.

THURSDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 5:1-8.

Pending (maybe) My Notes on Sirach 5:1-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Notes on Psalm 1.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 1.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 1.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 1.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 1.

Lectio Divina on Psalm 1.

My Notes on Psalm 1.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:41-50. On 38-50. Combines yesterday and today’s reading.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 9:41-50.

FRIDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 6:5-17.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 119.

Pope Benedict on Psalm 119.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 119:12, 16, 18, 27, 34, 35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 10:1-12.

SATURDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 17:1-15.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 103.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 103.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 103.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 103.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 10:13-16.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 10:13-16.

EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: We are in Year A

YEAR A: EIGHTH SUNDAY IN  ORDINARY TIME.

YEAR B: EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.

YEAR C: EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.

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Commentareis for the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on December 31, 2016

SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: we are in Year A.

Year A: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

MONDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 4:1-15, 25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 50.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 50.

St Thomsa Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 50.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 50.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:11-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:11-13.

TUESDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 6:5-8, 7:1-5, 10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 29.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 29.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Psalm 29.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:14-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:14-21.

WEDNESDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 116.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 116.

Pope St John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 116:10-19.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:22-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:22-26.

THURSDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 9:1-13.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 102.

Father McSwiney’s Summary and Brief Notes on Psalm 102.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 102.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:27-33.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:27-33.

FRIDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 11:1-9.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 33.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 33.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 33.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 33.

Pope St John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 33.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:34-9:1.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:34-9:1.

SATURDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 11:1-7.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 11:1-7.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Hebrews 11:1-7.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 11:1-7.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 9:2-13.

SUNDAY OF THE SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: we are in Year A

Year A: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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Commentaries for the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on December 24, 2016

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.

MONDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Suggested Theme: The Lord reveals His goodness in creation (1st reading) and takes joy in His work (responsorial antiphon). Jesus heals wounded creation (Alleluia verse, Gospel) and so we worship our Creator God and celebrate His blessings (entrance antiphon, responsorial psalm)

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 1:1-19.

St Ambrose’s Sermons on Genesis 1:1-19. Please note that this works (online book) examines the six days of creation in nine homilies (known as The Hexaemeron), and includes further homilies on Paradise, and Cain and Abel. The first six homilies (pages 3-159) deal with Gen 1:1-19. St Basil also produced a Hexaemeron of nine homilies on the six days of creation, see below.

St Basil’s Sermons on the Six Days of Creation (Hexaemeron). The first six homilies deal with Genesis 1:1-19.

St Athanasius on the Doctrine of Creation.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 104.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 104.

A Lectio Divina Notes on Psalm 104.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 6:53-56.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 6:53-56.

TUESDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Suggested Theme: God created an ordered and good world (1st reading, Ps, CCC 299) and gave man–His image–kingly dominion over it (1st reading, Ps, CCC 399). He must show a king’s care for it; especially for his fellow man (Gospel, CCC 307, 373, 2401).

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 1:20-2:4a.

Gaudium Et Spes on Genesis 1:20-2:4a.

Centesimus Annus on Genesis 1:20-2:4a.

St Basil’s Hexaemeron on Genesis 1:20-2:4. Homilies 7-9.

St Ambrose’s Hexaemeron on Genesis 1:20-2:4. Pages 159-283.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecutre on Psalm 8.

St Augustine Notes on Psalm 8.

My Notes on Psalm 8.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 8.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 7:1-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:1-13.

WEDNESDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 2:4b-9, 15-17. Scroll down.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 104.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 104.

A Lectio Divina Notes on Psalm 104.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 7:14-23.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:14-23.

THURSDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 2:18-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 128.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 128.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 128.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 128.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 7:24-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:24-30.

FRIDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 3:1-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 32.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 32.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 32.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 32.

St Ambrose on Mark 7:31-37.

Pope St Gregory the Great’s Homily on Mark 7:31-37.

Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Mark 7:31-37.

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

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 7:31-37.

SATURDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 3:9-24.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 90.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 90.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 90.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:1-10.

SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: we are in Year A

Year A: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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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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Commentaries on the Daily and Sunday Readings (Advent Through Easter Sunday)

Posted by Dim Bulb on December 24, 2016

NOTE: FOR THE SUNDAY READINGS WE ARE IN YEAR A. FOR THE DAILY READINGS WE ARE IN YEAR I. EACH WEEK INCLUDES COMMENTARIES FOR BOTH THE CURRENT AND UPCOMING SUNDAY (e.g., the Second Week of Advent includes both the second and third Sundays).

ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS

First Week of Advent.
Second Week of Advent.
Third Week of Advent.
Fourth week of Advent.
Commentaries  for Christmas Through Epiphany. Includes octave days and Christmas weekdays

ORDINARY TIME. WEEKS 1 THROUGH 8

First Week.
Second Week.
Third Week.
Fourth Week.
Fifth Week.
Sixth Week.
Seventh Week.
Eighth Week. Note: in 2017 Ash Wednesday Begins this week (see below)

ASH WEDNESDAY THROUGH EASTER SUNDAY

Commentaries for Ash Wednesday Through the Second Sunday of Lent.

Commentaries for the Second Week of Lent.

Commentaries for the Third Week of Lent.

Commentaries for the Fourth Week of Lent.

Commentaries for the Fifth Week of Lent.

Commentaries for Holy Week. Includes Easter.

Commentaries for Easter Sunday Through Divine Mercy Sunday.

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Commentaries for the Third Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on December 24, 2016

THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year A.

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year A.
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B.
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C.

MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 9:15, 24-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 9:15, 24-28.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 98.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 98.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 98.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 98.

Pope St John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 98.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 3:20-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 3:22-30.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Boylan’s Commentary on Hebrews 10:1-10.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 10:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 10:1-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 40.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 40.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 40.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 3:31-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 3:31-35.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: in 2017 this day falls on Jan. 25, the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul. The first link is to commentaries for the readings of that feast. Remaining links are for the normal weekday.

2017. Commentaries for the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 10:11-18.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 10:11-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 10:11-18.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 110.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 110.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 110.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 4:1-20.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 4:1-20.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: in 2017 this day falls on Jan. 26, the Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus. The first link is to commentaries for that memorial. Remaining links are for the normal weekday.

2017. Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 10:19-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 10:19-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 24. Entire psalm.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 24. 1-6.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 24. Entire psalm.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 24.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 24. Entire psalm.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 4:21-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 4:21-25.

FRIDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 10:32-39.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 10:32-39.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 37.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 37.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 37.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 4:26-34.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 4:26-34.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19.

Father MacEvilly on the Responsorial: Luke 1:69-70, 71-72, 73-75. On 67-79.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Luke 1:69-70, 71-72, 73-75. On 68-79.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 4:35-41.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 4:35-41.

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.

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Commentaries for the Second Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on December 21, 2016

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: we are in year A

Commentaries for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A.

Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B.

Commentaries for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C.

MONDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 5:1-10.

Father MacEvilly’s commentary on Hebrews 5:1-10.

Father Boylan’s Commentary on Hebrews 5:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 5:1-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 110.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 110.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 110.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary Psalm 110. On 1-5, 7.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 2:18-22.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 2:18-22.

TUESDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan on Hebrews 6:10-20.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 6:10-20.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 6:10-20.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 111.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 111.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 111.

Pope Benedict’s Commentary on Psalm 111.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 2:22-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 2:22-28.

WEDNESDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 7:1-3, 15-17.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 7:1-3, 15-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 7:1-3, 15-17.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 110.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 110.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 110.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary Psalm 110. On 1-5, 7.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 3:1-6.

Catholic Scripture Manual on Mark 3:1-6.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 3:1-6.

THURSDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Boylan’s Commentary on Hebrews 7:25-8:6.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 7:25-8:6.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 7:25-8:6.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 40.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 40.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 40.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 3:7-12.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 3:7-12.

FRIDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 8:6-13.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 8:6-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 8:6-13.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 85.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 85.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 85.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 3:13-19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 3:13-19.

SATURDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 9:2-3, 11-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 9:2-3, 11-14.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 47.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 47.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 47.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 3:20-21.

Navarre Commentary on Mark 3:20-21.

THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: we are in year A.

Commentaries for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A.

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

Commentaries for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C.

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