Category Archives: Sunday Catholic Lectionary

Commentaries and Resources for Sunday Within the Octave of Christmas

READINGS: NABRE. Used in the USA. New Jerusalem Bible. Used in most English speaking countries. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14. Word-Sunday Notes on Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14. Navarre Bible Commentary on Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14. COMMENTARIES OF THE RESPONSORIAL: … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year B: Commentaries and Resources.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16. Word-Sunday Notes on 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16. Navarre Bible Commentary on 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16. St Augustine on Aspects of 2 Sam 7 in relation … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Advent, Year B

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11. Word-Sunday Notes on Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11. My Notes on Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11. Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11. COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 85:9-14. Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 85. Pending: … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Sunday Masses of Year B (Dec 3, 2017-Dec 1, 2018)

ADVENT SEASON First Sunday of Advent. Second Sunday of Advent. Third Sunday of Advent. Fourth Sunday of Advent. CHRISTMAS SEASON TO EPIPHANY Note: Traditionally Epiphany is celebrated on January 6. In the USA it is celebrated on the Sunday following … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the First Sunday of Advent, Year B

READINGS AND OFFICE: Today’s Mass Readings. Today’s Divine Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7. My Notes on Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7. Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7. Word-Sunday Notes on Isaiah 63:16b-17, 19b; 64:2-7. COMMENTARIES … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King: Year A

SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THE KING READINGS AND OFFICE: NABRE Sunday Mass Readings. Used in the USA. NJB Sunday Mass Readings. Used in most other English speaking countries. Today’s Divine Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Ezekiel 34:11-12, … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31. Word-Sunday Notes on Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31. Navarre Bible Commentary on Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31. COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 128:1-2, 3, 4-5. Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 128. St Augustine’s … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

READINGS: NABRE. Used in USA. NJB. Used in most other English speaking countries. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Malachi 1:14b-2:2b, 8-10. My Summary Notes on the Book of Malachi. COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 131:1, 2, 3. Father Boylan’s Introduction … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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. Today’s Divine Office. Provides the office of readings, morning prayer, evening prayer and … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

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. Today’s Divine Office. iBreviary Daily Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 45:1, … Continue reading

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