READINGS AND OFFICE:
Today’s Mass Readings. Use in the USA.
Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down slightly. The NJB is used in most other English speaking countries.
Anglican Use Daily 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 5:1-7.
COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20.
COMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND READING: Philippians 4:6-9.
COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Matthew 21:33-43.
OTHER RESOURCES ON ONE OR MORE OF THE READINGS:
Sacred Page Blog: Are We a Faithful Vineyard? Catholic biblical scholar Dr. John Bergsma looks at all three readings and the responsorial Psalm.
Sacred Page Blog: The Stone Rejected by the Builders. Catholic biblical scholar Dr. Michael Barber’s omments and reflections on all the readings.
Parish Bible Study. Pdf document. Notes on the readings used for a bible study.
Lector Notes. Brief historical and theological overview of the readings. Can be copied and used for bulletin insert.
Dr. Scott Hahn’s Podcast. Brief audio (test also available). Does good job of highlighting the major theme(s) of the writings.
(1) Fr. Robert Barron’s Homily Podcast: The Vineyard. Father Barron is a respected speaker and theologian.
(2) Fr. Robert Barron; peace Beyond Understanding.
(3) Fr. Robert Barron: Parable of the Tenants.
(4) Fr. Robert Barron: Lessons from the Vineyard.
Thoughts From the Early Church. Brief commentary on the Gospel reading by St Basil the Great.
Scripture in Depth. Succinct comments on all the readings.