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Commentaries on the Sunday and Daily Readings (Trinity Sunday to the End of the Year)

Posted by Dim Bulb on November 28, 2017

ORDINARY TIME
YEAR I
SUNDAY CYCLE A

June 4. Commentaries for the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time (Pentecost Through Holy Trinity).
June 11. Commentaries for the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time.
June 18. Commentaries for he Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time.
June 25. Commentaries for the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 2. Commentaries for the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 9. Commentaries for the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 16: Commentaries for the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 23. Commentaries for the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 30. Commentaries for the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time.
Aug. 6. Commentaries for the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
Aug. 13. Commentaries for the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
Aug. 20. Commentaries for the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time.
Aug. 27. Commentaries for the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 3. Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 10. Commentaries for the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 17. Commentaries for the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 24. Commentaries for the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 1. Commentaries for the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 8. Commentaries for the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 15. Commentaries for the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 22. Commentaries for the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 29. Commentaries for the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time.
Nov. 5. Commentaries for the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time.
Nov 12. Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time.
Nov. 19. Commentaries for the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time.
Nov 26. Thirty-Fourth and Final Week in Ordinary Time.

NEXT YEAR’S POSTS. Begins with the first Sunday of Advent, Dec 3, 2017, and runs to Dec 1, 2018.

 

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Commentaries and Resources for the Fist Week of Lent

Posted by Dim Bulb on November 25, 2017

FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT, Years A, B, C
Note: we are in Year B.

Year A: Commentaries for the First Sunday of Lent.

Year B: Commentaries for the First Sunday of Lent.

Year C: Commentaries for the First Sunday of Lent.

MONDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18.

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.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 25:31-46.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 25:31-46.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 25:31-46.

TUESDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Isaiah 55:10-11. On 6-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 55:10-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 34.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 34.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 34.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 6:7-15.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 6:7-15.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 6:7-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 6:7-15.

WEDNESDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN LENT

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 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.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 11:29-32.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 11:29-32.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:29-32.

THURSDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Esther c:12, 14-16, 23-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 138.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 138.

Pseudo-St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

Father Ronald Knox’s Meditation on Psalm 138.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 7:7-12.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 7:7-12.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 7:7-12.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 7:7-12.

FRIDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Ezekiel 18:21-28.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 130.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 130.

Pseudo-Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 130.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 130.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 5:20-26.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 5:20-26.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 5:20-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 5:20-26.

SATURDAY OF THE FIST WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Deuteronomy 26:16-19.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 119.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 119:1-8.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Catechesis on Psalm 119.

Psallam Domino on Psalm 119:1-8. Follows the Greek/Vulgate numbering thus designating this Psalm as 118.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 5:43-48.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48. On 38-48.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

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

Year A: Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Lent.

Year B: Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Lent.

Year C: Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Lent.

Next Week’s Posts.

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Commentaries for the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time, Year II

Posted by Dim Bulb on November 11, 2017

SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: We are in Year B.

Year A: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday.

Year B: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday.

Year C: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday.

MONDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 1:1-11.

My Notes on James 1:1-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on James 1:1-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 119.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Ps 119:67-76.

Pending: My Notes on Psalm 119:67, 68, 71, 72, 75, 76. Today’s verses.

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.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 1:12-18.

Pending: My Notes on James 1:12-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on James 1:12-18.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 94.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 94.

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.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 1:19-27.

My Notes on James 1:19-27. On 17-27.

Pending: Navarre Bible Commentary on James 1:19-27.

Aquinas’ Homily Notes on James 1:19-27 in Two Parts.

Part One: Homily Notes on James 1:19-21. On 17-21.
Part Two: Homily Notes on James 1:22-27.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 15.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 15.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 15.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Commentary on Psalm 15.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 15.

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.

Today’s Divine Office.

Pending: Navarre Bible Commentary on James 2:1-9.

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

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 34.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 34.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 34.

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.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on James 2:14-24, 26.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 2:14-24, 26. On 14-26.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 112.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 112.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 112.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 112.

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

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

SATURDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 3:1-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 12.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 12.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 12.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 12.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 12.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:2-13.

Catholic Scripture Manual on Mark 9:2-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 9:2-13.

SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year B.

Year A: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday.

Year B: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday.

Year C: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday.

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Commentaries for the Fourth Week of Advent

Posted by Dim Bulb on September 23, 2017

SPECIAL NOTE: The weekday readings for the Fourth Week of Advent always fall sometime between December 17-24. Click on the link provided and find the appropriate date with its corresponding commentaries.

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
We are in Year B

Year A Commentaries.

Year B Commentaries.

Year C Commentaries.

Last Week’s Posts.

MONDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

 

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

TUESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

 

WEDNESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

 

THURSDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

 

FRIDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

SATURDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

 

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Commentaries on the Mass Readings for December 17-24

Posted by Dim Bulb on September 23, 2017

NOTE: When a Sunday falls on one of these dates the Sunday readings are used.

DECEMBER 17

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Genesis 49:2, 8-10. On 8-12.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Genesis 49:2, 8-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 72.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 72.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 72.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 72.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 1:1-17.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 1:1-17.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 1:1-17.

Thephylact’s Commentary on Matthew 1:1-17. Non-Catholic. Late 11th century. Considered a saint by some Orthodox churches.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 1:1-17.

DECEMBER 18

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Jeremiah 23:5-8. On 23:1-8, and 33:14-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Jeremiah 23:5-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 72.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 72.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 72.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 72.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 1:18-25.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 1:18-25.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 1:18-25.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 1:18-25.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 1:18-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 1:18-25.

DECEMBER 19

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Pending (maybe): My Notes on Judges 13:2-7, 24-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Judges 13:2-7, 24-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 71.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 71.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 71.

My Notes on Psalm 71. Just on today’s verses.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 1:5-25.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:5-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 1:5-25.

DECEMBER 20

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Isaiah 7:10-14. On 1-17.

St Bernard’s Homily on Isaiah 7:10-14.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 24.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 24:1-6. Covers today’s verses.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 24.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 24.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 24.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:26-38.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 1:26-38.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Luke 1:26-38.

DECEMBER 21

Today’s Mass Readings. Note: an alternate 1st reading is allowed.

Today’s Divine Office.

Pending (maybe): St Bernard on Song of Songs 2:8-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on the Song of Songs 2:8-14.

Alt First Reading: My Notes on Zephaniah 3:14-18.

Alt. First Reading: Navarre Bible Commentary on Zephaniah 3:14-18.

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 John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 33.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:39-45.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 1:39-45.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 1:39-45.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 1:39-45.

DECEMBER 22

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Samuel 1:24-28.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Today’s Responsorial (1 Samuel 2:1, 4-8). On 1-10.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 1:46-56.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Luke 1:46-56.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 1:46-56.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:46-56.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 1:46-56.

DECEMBER 23

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 25.

Father Berry’s Introduction to Psalm 25.

St Augustine on Psalm 25.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 25.

Lectio Divina Notes on Psalm 25.

Some Rambling on Psalm 25. “Off the top of my head” reflections on St John the Baptist in relation to today’s first reading (the Baptist is the focal point of both the first and Gospel readings today).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:57-66.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 1:57-66.

DECEMBER 24

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Augustine on 2 Samuel 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16 and Psalm 89.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 89.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 89.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 89.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 89.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:67-79.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Luke 1:67-79.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 1:67-79.

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Commentaries for the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 15, 2017

FINAL SUNDAY OF THE YEAR: THE SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE
We are in Year A

Year A: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

Year B: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

Year C: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

MONDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20.

My Notes on Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 1:1-6, 8.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on the Responsorial: Daniel 3:52-56.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 21:1-4.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:1-4.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:1-4.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 2:31-45.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 2:31-45.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:5-11.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 21:5-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:1-4.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:12-19.

My Notes on Luke 21:12-19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:12-19.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2017 this day falls on Nov. 30, the Feast of St Andrew, Apostle. The first link is to commentaries on the readings for that feast.

2017. Commentaries for the Feast of St Andrew, Apostle.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 6:12-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 6:12-28.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:20-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:20-28.

Pending (maybe): My Notes on Luke 21:20-28.

 

FRIDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 7:2-14. On 1-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 7:2-14.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:29-33.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:29-33.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 10:9-18. On 9-21.

Pending: Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 10:9-18.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 19.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 19.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 19.

My Notes on Matthew 4:18-22. On 12-22.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 4:18-22. On 12-22.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 4:18-22. On 12-22.

!!!! NEXT YEAR’S POSTS: Dec 3, 2017-Dec 1, 2018.

 

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

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 15, 2017

THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in year A

Year A: Commentaries for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for he Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

MONDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Maccabees 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 562-63.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 119.

My Notes on Psalm 119:53, 61, 134, 150, 155, 158.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 18:35-43.

Redemptoris Missio on Luke 18:35-43.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 18:35-43.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 18:35-43.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 2 Maccabees 6:18-31.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 3.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 3.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 3.

My Notes on Psalm 3.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 19:1-10.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 19:1-10.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 19:1-10.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 19:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 19:1-10.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 2 Maccabees 7:1, 20-31.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 17.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 17.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 17.

My Notes on Psalm 17:1m 5-6, 8, 15.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 19:11-28.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 19:11-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 19:11-28.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2017 this day falls on the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving. The first link is to commentaries for the Thanksgiving Day readings. The remaining links are to commentaries for normal Mass of the Day readings.

2017. Commentaries for the Readings on Thanksgiving Day.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Maccabees 2:15-29.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 50.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 50.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 19:41-44.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 19:41-44.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Luke 19:41044. On 41-47.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 19:41-44.

FRIDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Maccabees 4:36-7, 52-59.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 19:45-48.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 19:45-48.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Maccabees 6:1-13.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 9.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 9.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 20:27-40.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 20:27-40.

FINAL SUNDAY OF THE YEAR: THE SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE
We are in Year A

Year A: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

Year B: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

Year C: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

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

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 15, 2017

THIRTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We Are in Year A.

Year A: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

MONDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 11:29-36. On 25-36.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 11:29-36.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 11:29-36. On 25-36.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 11:29-36.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 69.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 69.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 14:12-14.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:12-14.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 14:12-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:12-14.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 12:5-16. On 3-16.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 12:5-16. On 1-16.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 12:5-16.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 12:5-16.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 131.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 131.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 131.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:15-24.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Romans 13:8-10.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 13:8-10. On 7-10.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 13:8-10.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 13:8-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 13:8-10.

Bishop Bonomelli’s Homily on Romans 13:8-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 112.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 112.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 112.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 112.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:25-33.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 14:25-33.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 14:25-33. On 25-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:25-33.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2017 this day falls on Nov 9, the Feast of the Dedication of Lateran Basilica. The first link is to commentaries on the readings of that feast. Remaining links are for the normal Mass of the day.

2017. Commentaries for the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 14:7-12.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 14:7-12.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 14:7-12.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 14:7-12.

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 15:1-10.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 15:1-10.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 15:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 15:1-10. On 1-32.

FRIDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 15:14-21. On 14-24.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 15:14-21.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 15:14-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 15:14-21.

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 Luke 16:1-8. On 1-9.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 16:1-8. On 1-9.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 16:1-8. On 1-9.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 16:1-8.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 16:3-9, 16, 22-27.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 16:3-9, 16, 22-27.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 16:3-9, 16, 22-27.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 145.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 145.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 145.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 16:9-15.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 16:9-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 16:9-15.

THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year A

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

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

 

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Commentaries for the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 14, 2017

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year A

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

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

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

MONDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:12-17.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:12-17.

Father Haydock’s Commentary on Romans 8:12-17.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:12-17. On 8-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:12-17.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Romans 8:13.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 68.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 68.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:10-17.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 13:10-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:10-17.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25. On 18-27.

Father Boylan’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25.

Father Rickaby’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25. On 14-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:18-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 126.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 126.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 126.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 126.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:18-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:18-21.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2017 this day falls on Nov. 1, the Solemnity of All Saints. The first link is to commentaries for that solemnity. the remaining links are to the normal weekday Mass readings.

2017. Commentaries for the Solemnity of All Saints.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:26-30.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:26-30.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:26-30. On 14-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:26-30.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 13.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 13.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:22-30.

My Notes on Luke 13:22-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:22-30.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2017 this day falls on Nov. 2, the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls). The first link is to commentaries for the commemoration and the remaining links are to the normal weekday Mass readings.

2017. Commentaries for the Commemoration of All Souls.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:31b-39. On 31-39.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:31b-39. On 31-39.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:31b-39. On 31-39.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:31b-39.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 109.

Father McSwiney’s Introduction to Psalm 109. St Joe of O Blog.

Pending: St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 109.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:31-35.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 13:31-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:31-35.

FRIDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 9:1-5.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 9:1-5.

Pending: Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 9:1-5.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 9:1-5.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 147.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 147.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 147:12-20.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 14:1-6.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:1-6.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:1-6.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29. On all of chapter 11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 94.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 94.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:1, 7-11.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-11.

THIRTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We Are in Year A.

Year A: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 14, 2017

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

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

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

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

MONDAY OF THE TWENTY-NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 4:20-25. This brief post is actually on verses 13-25.

Father MacEvily’s Commentary on Romans 4:20-25.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 4:20-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 4:20-25.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on the Responsorial: Luke 1:68-79. Entire canticle.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on the Responsorial: Luke 1:68-79. Entire canticle.

Navarre Bible Commentary on the Responsorial: Luke 1:68-79. Entire canticle.

Father Leopold Fonck on the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21).

St Augustine on Today’s Gospel, the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21).

Navarre Bible Commentary on the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:13-21).

Bishop Knecht’s Practical Commentary on the Danger of Riches and the Rewards of Voluntary Poverty (Matt 19:16-30; Luke 18:18-30; 12:13-34). St Joe of O Blog.

TUESDAY OF THE TWENTY-NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romams 5:12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21. On 12-21.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 5:12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21. On 12-21.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 5:12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21. On 12-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 5:12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 40.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 40.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 12:35-38. On 38-40.

Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 12:35-38.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 12:35-38.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 12:35-38.

St Augustine’s Homily on Luke 12:35. St Joe of O Blog.

WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary Romans 6:12-18. This post includes commentary on verses 8-18.

Father Callan’s Commentary Romans 6:12-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 6:12-18.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 124.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 124.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 12:39-48. This post begins with verse 35.

Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 12:39-48.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 12:39-48.

THURSDAY OF THE TWENTY-NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary Romans 6:19-23.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 6:19-23.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 6:19-23.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Commentary on Psalm 1.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 1.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 1.

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

My Notes on Psalm 1.

A Lectio Divina Reading of Psalm 1.

A Jewish Medieval Commentary on Psalm 1.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 12:49-53.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 12:49-53.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 12:49-53.

Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 12:49-53.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 12:49-53.

FRIDAY OF THE TWENTY-NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 7:18-25. This post provides commentary on all of chapter 7.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 7:18-25.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 7:18-25.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 12:54-59.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 12:54-59.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 12:45-59.

St Augustine’s Homily on Luke 12:56, 58. St Joe of O Blog.

SATURDAY OF THE TWENTY-NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:1-11. This post includes commentary on verse 1-17.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:1-11. On all of chapter 8.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:1-11.

Father Patrick Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 24.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 24. On verses 1-6.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 24. Latin and English side by side.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 24.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:1-9.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 13:1-9.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:1-9.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 13:6-9.

St Augustine’s Homily on Luke 13:6. St Joe of O Blog.

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year A

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

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

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

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