COMMENTARIES AND RESOURCES FOR THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR A
MASS READINGS AND OFFICE:
Mass Readings from the NABRE. Used in the USA.
Mass Readings from the Jerusalem Bible. Used in most other English speaking countries.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 1:12-14.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 27.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: 1 Peter 4:13-16.
Pope St Gregory the Great: Admonitions. Includes several appeals to today’s second reading.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: John 17:1-11a.
GENERAL RESOURCES: “Archive page” indicates that specific resources to this Sunday’s readings may not be available at the time I posted but will probably become available as Sunday nears.
Lector Works. Gives (1) the climax of the reading; (2) the contact point of the reading with our assembly; (3) one special challenge the reading poses for the seasoned lector. At the end of each week’s readings, a brief reflection on the transition from the Table of the Word to the Table of the Eucharist.
The Sacred Page Blog: Glory of Love: the Seventh Sunday of Easter. Commentary and reflections on the readings from Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma.
Doctrinal Homily Outline. Archive page. Gives central idea, doctrinal point, practical application.
Liturgical Bible Study Guide. Archive page. Brief notes on the readings followed by PowerPoint presentation.
Glancing Thoughts. Brief spiritual reflection.
Sunday Bible Reflections. Archive page. Brief audio by Dr. Scott Hahn.