Commentaries for the Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

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: Amos 8:4-7.

My Notes on Amos 8:4-7.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Amos 8:4-7.

Word-Sunday Notes on Amos 8:4-7.

Homilist’s Catechism on Amos 8:4-7.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 113:1-2, 4-6, 7-8.

Father Boylan’s Introduction and Notes to Psalm 113. Whole psalm.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 113. Whole psalm.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 113. Whole psalm.

Update: St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 113. Whole psalm.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 113. Whole psalm.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 113. Whole psalm.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Timothy 2:1-8.

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

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

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

Word-Sunday Notes on 1 Timothy 2:1-8.

Homilist’s Catechism on 1 Timothy 2:1-8.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 16:1-13.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 16:1-13.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 16:1-13.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 16:1-13.

St Augustine’s Homily on the Words of Luke 16:9~Make unto you friends of the mammon of iniquity.

Father Fonck’s Commentary on Luke 16:1-13. St Joe of O Blog. Focuses on 1-9 but does touch upon 10-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 16:1-13.

Word-Sunday Notes on Luke 16:1-13.

Homilist’s Catechism on Luke 16:1-13.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: God and Mammon. 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.

Scripture in Depth. Succinct summary of the readings.

Thought From the Early Church: Gaudentius of Brescia. Brief commentary.

Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background

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.

Prepare For Mass. Not yet available. Devotional video’s, links, etc.

PODCASTS:

St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Luke Chapters 15-17.

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

Dr. Scott Hahn’s Sunday Bible Reflections. Brief. Does good job of highlighting the major theme(s) of the readings.

Father Robert Barron’s Homily Podcast. From the noted speaker, author, theologian. I’ve linked to the archive page because as I post this his homily for the coming Sunday has not yet been posted.

Father Francis Martin’s Reflections on the Readings: in four parts. Approx. 15 minutes each.

Part 1. Care for the Poor.

Part 2. On the First Reading and Psalm.

Part 3. On the Second Reading.

Part 4. On the Gospel Reading.

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