READINGS AND OFFICE:
Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down slightly. The NJB is used in most other English speaking countries.
COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Jeremiah 20:7-9.
Navarre Bible Commentary on Jeremiah 20:7-9. Readings from several versions followed by the commentary.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9.
Father Boylan’s Commentary on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.
St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.
A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.
Pope John Paul II’s Commentary/Meditation on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.
Word-Sunday Notes on Psalm 63. On all of Psalm 63.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Romans 12:1-2.
St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Romans 12:1-2. On 1-5 actually.
Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Romans 12:1-2. On 2. Can be used for points of meditation, reflection, further study.
St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Romans 12:1-2. The lecture is actually on 1-3.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Matthew 16:21-27.
Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 16:21-27. This post includes commentary on verses 20-28.
The Cost of Discipleship. Blog post on the readings by Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John