OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE
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: 2 Samuel 5:1-3.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 122.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Colossians 1:12-20.
Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Colossians 1:12-20. Begins with verse 9.
Pending: St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Colossians 1:12-20. On 9-20.
St Thomas Aquinas’ Lectures on Colossians 1:12-20. Read lectures 3, 4 & 5 on chapter 1.
Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Colossians 1:12-20. Actually on 15-20.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Luke 23:35-43.
St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 23:35-43. On 32-43. Posted for another occasion.
Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 23:35-43. On 34-43.
Sacred Page Blog: Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma’s reflections on the readings.
Doctrinal Homily Outline. Highlights central theme(s), doctrinal application and practical application
Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological background to the readings.
Gospel Summary with Life Implications. St Vincent’s Archabbey.
Thoughts From the Early Church. From a homily on the gospel by St Bernard.
Scripture in Depth. Brief look at all the readings.
Prepare For Mass. Various links, videos, etc.
Update: Video~Jesus Christ King of the Universe. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. Brant Pitre looks at the readingsl
Franciscan Sisters Bible Study Podcast. This Sunday’s study will become available on Thursday. Looks at all the readings.
St Martha’s Parish Bible Study Podcast. Looks at the readings in some detail.
St Irenaeus Ministries Podcast Study of Luke 22-23. Click on POD icon or direct download link.
Dr Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Brief. highlights major theme(s) of the readings.
(1) Father Robert Barron’s Podcast Homily: March in the Army of the True King. From a noted speaker, author and theologian.
Father Francis Martin’s Reflections: In four parts. Approx. 15 minutes each.