TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
READINGS AND OFFICE:
Today’s Mass Readings (NABRE). Translation used in the USA.
Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down slightly. The NJB is used in most other English speaking countries.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29.
Pending: Dr. Mark Giszczak on Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29. From the Catholic Exchange.
My Notes on Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29. Sorry, didn’t have a lot of time to work on it.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11.
Pending: A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 68:4-5, 6-7, 10-11.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Luke 14:1, 7-14.
Sacred Page Blog: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?. Insightful reflections on the readings from Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.
Doctrinal Homily Outlines. Gives theme of the readings, doctrinal message, suggested pastoral applications.
The Bible Workshop. Guide to the Gospel; review of the readings, suggestions for a lesson (i.e., homily).
Historical Cultural Context. The Gospel as seen in its 1st century Mediterranean context.
Scripture in Depth. Succinct summary of the readings.
Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background
Thought From the Early Church: Bruno of Segni. Brief commentary.
The Wednesday Word. Time sensitive link. Reflections and commentary on the Sunday readings by Father Dom Henry Wansbrough, O.S.B. He is a world renowned biblical scholar who contributed four commentaries on the NT section of the New Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture (Matt, Mark, Acts, Pastorals), and was general editor of the New Jerusalem Bible.
Dr. Scott Hahn’s Sunday Bible Reflections. Very brief. Does good job of highlighting major theme(s). Text available.
Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily. A noted theologian, author, speaker.
St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of the Final Chapters of Hebrews. Click on POD icon or the direct download link.
St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Luke 12:13-chapter 14. Click on POD icon or the direct download link.
Father Francis Martin’s Reflections on the Sunday Readings In Four Parts: (each approx. 15 minutes).
- Part 1. A Reflection on Humility.
- Part 2. On the First Reading and the Responsorial .
- Part 3: On the Second Reading.
- Part 4. On the Gospel Reading.