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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Matthew 25:1-30

These parables are like the former parable of the faithful servant, and of him that was ungrateful and devoured his Lord’s goods. For there are four in all, in different ways admonishing us about the same things, I mean about … Continue reading

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Oct. 14~Some Commentaries on Today’s Readings

Navarre Bible Commentary on Joel 4:12-21. Fr Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 97. St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 97. Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 97. Fr. Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 11:27-28. Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:27-28.

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Friday Oct 13, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

This post contains a suggested theme for the readings, followed by links to commentaries. Suggested theme for today’s readings: The Lord will judge the world with justice, bringing down the wicked by their own machinations (responsorial). For this reason repentance … Continue reading

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Thursday Oct 12, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

This post contains a suggested theme for today’s readings, followed by links to commentaries on the readings. Suggested theme for today’s readings: Blessed are those who hope in the Lord (responsorial), trusting in his goodness to respond to our needs … Continue reading

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Wednesday Oct 11, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

This post contains a theme suggestion for today’s readings, followed by my notes on Jonah 4:1-11. At the end of the post I’ve provided some links to commentaries on the other readings. Suggested theme for today’s readings: The Lord is … Continue reading

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Tuesday Oct 10, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings.

This post contains a suggested theme for today’s readings, followed by my personal notes on Jonah 3:1-10, followed by links to commentaries on the other readings. Suggested theme for today’s readings: We are all sinners and if God marks our … Continue reading

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Monday Oct 9, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

I present here a suggested theme for today’s readings followed by my own notes on the first reading. I’ve appended to this post some links to notes and commentaries on other readings. A suggested theme for today’s readings: God is … Continue reading

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Lectures on the Prophet Ezekiel

A not yet complete series of generally brief audio podcasts on the history, personal experience, and teaching of the prophet. After clicking a link below you can listen to the lecture by clicking on the POD button. The homepage of … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 65

THANKSGIVING FOR GOD’S FAVORS THIS psalm represents the people gathered together in the Temple to praise and thank the Lord for His favours; (a) for forgiveness of sin which had called for punishment (verses 2-4); (b) for His merciful providence … Continue reading

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Commentaries for Sunday Mass Readings: From Pentecost to the End of the Year (Year A)

The Church’s yearly Sunday Lectionary cycle always begins on the First Sunday of Advent and always ends on the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. This page will serve as the archive for the remaining Sunday’s … Continue reading

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