Commentaries for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Tear A

READINGS AND OFFICE:

Readings from the New American Bible Revised EditionUsed in the USA. time sensitive link.

Readings from the New Jerusalem Bible. Used in most English speaking countries.

Today’s Divine Office.

Anglican Use Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican style” liturgy similar to the Book of Common Prayer as an ecclesiastically approved variant on the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church.” More info.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 58:7-10.

Word-Sunday Notes on Isaiah 58:7-10.

My Notes on Isaiah 58:7-10. On 7-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 58:7-10.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 112:4-5, 6-7, 8-9.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 112.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 112.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 112.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 112.

Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 112.

COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

Father Rickaby’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5. On 1-7.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

Word-Sunday Notes on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL: Matthew 5:13-16.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 5:13-16.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 5:13-16.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 5:13-16.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 5:13-16.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 5:13-16.

St Augustine’s Sermon on Matthew 5:13-16.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 5:13-16.

Word-Sunday Notes on Matthew 5:13-16.

GENERAL RESOURCES:

Sacred Page Blog: Church, Temple, Lighthouse. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergma’s comments and reflection on the readings.

St Charles Borromeo Parish Bible Study Notes. Brief but helpful background material and notes.

Lector Notes. Historical and theological background on the readings.

Historical Cultural Background. The Gospel in light of the 1st century Mediterranean culture. Interesting, but I’m not sure the example is applicable to today’s gospel.

Thoughts From the Early Church. Brief excerpt from St John Chrysostom’s 8th Baptismal Catechesis.

Scripture in Depth.

Prepare for Mass. Various links, videos.

The Word Made Clear. Video/Power-point presentation by Catholic biblical scholar Fr. James Mcilhone. Looks at the setting of the Sermon on the Mount, the Beatitudes, and today’s reading on salt and light.

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