READINGS AND OFFICE: Both the second and gospel readings allow for alternates.
Today’s Mass Readings NABRE. Translation used in USA.
Mass Reading in the NJB. Used in most English speaking countries.
FIRST READING: Acts 10:34a, 37-43.
Pending: Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 10:34a, 37-43.
The Testimony of Peter and John. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma’s reflections on all of today’s readings.
RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Psalm 118.
Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 118. On entire Psalm.
SECOND READING: Colossians 3:1-4. An alternate, 1 Cor 5:6-8 can be used. See below.
Father Callan’s Commentary on Colossians 3:1-4. On verses 1-11, actually.
St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Colossians 3:1-4. On 1-7, actually.
Pending: St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Colossians 3:1-4.
Word-Sunday Notes on Colossians 3:1-4. Includes notes on the alternate too.
ALTERNATE SECOND READING: 1 Corinthians 5:6-8.
Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 5:6-8. This post is actually on all of chapter 5 but commentary on the verses of the day are easily found.
Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 5:6-8. This post is actually on all of chapter 5 but commentary on the verses of the day are easily found.
Father Montague’s Commentary on 1 Cor 5:6-8. An excerpt from his recently published commentary.
Word-Sunday Notes on 1 Corinthians 5:6-8. Includes notes on the first alternate too.
GOSPEL READING: John 20:1-9. This year (2018) two alternate readings are allowed; Mark 16:1-7 and Luke 24:13-35. .
2018 ALTERNATE GOSPEL READING: Mark 16:1-7.
2018 Alternate Gospel Reading: Luke 24:13-35.
Alternate Gospel Reading: Matthew 28:1-10.
Pending: Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 28:1-10.