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 OF THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 22:19-23.
Sacred Page Blog on Isaiah 22:19-23. By Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma. Looks at the passage in connection with the other readings.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 138:1-2, 2-3, 6, 8.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Romans 11:33-36.
Father de Piconio on Romans 11:33-36. This rather brief post actually contains commentary on verses 25-36.
Father Zollner’s Homily on Romans 11:33-36. Originally preached for Trinity Sunday.
Homily Notes on Romans 11:33-36. Focuses on God’s knowledge. Can be used for sermon ideas, points for meditation and further study.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Matthew 16:13-20.
Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 16:13-20. This post includes commentary on verse 21-23.
Pending: Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 16:13-20.