THIRTY-FIRST 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: Wisdom 11:22-12:2.
Pending (maybe): My Notes on Wisdom 11:22-12:2.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 145:1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13, 14.
Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 145. Entire psalm.
St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 145. Entire psalm.
Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 145. Entire psalm.
Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 145. Entire psalm.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 2 Thessalonians 1:11-2:2.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 19:1-10.
Sacred Page Blog: The Importance of Making Things Right. Catholic scripture scholar Dr. John Bergsma’s reflections on the readings.
St Charles Borromeo Parish Bible Study. Notes on all the readings. Link may be time sensitive.
Lector Notes. Historical and theological background on the readings.
Gospel Summary with Life Implications. St Vincent’s Archabbey.
Historical Cultural Context. Examines the gospel in light of the 1st century Mediterranean world.
Thoughts From the Early Church. Brief excerpt on the gospel from Excerpt from Philoxenus of Mabbug.
Scripture in Depth. Brief look at all the readings.
Prepare For Mass. Various links, videos, etc.