Commentaries on the Sunday Readings

Dear Reader,

Welcome to the commentaries on the Sunday Readings. Each week’s offering contains:

  • Opening prayer
  • Sharing life experience
  • Summary statement on each of the three readings
  • Commentary on each of the three readings
  • Faith-sharing questions
  • Suggestions on how to live the word during the week
  • Closing prayer of petition and intercession


To access the commentaries for the current liturgical season, scroll down. 

To access all three liturgical cycles, click here

Seven Steps for facilitating a small group focused on the Sunday Readings and More Guidelines for Facilitators of Small Study Group, click here

Fr. Eamon Tobin, Pastor
Ascension Catholic Church
Melbourne, Florida
phone: 321-254-1595 ext. 3070


SCC Tradition Format Lent Cycle B

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En Espanol

SCC Revised Format Lent CYCLE B

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SCC Format Translated in Spanish and Vietnamese

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When writing the materials for Small Christian Communities, I found the following resources very helpful.

  • Celebration Publications, Preaching Resources, Patricia Sanchez
  • Foundations in Faith—Years A, B, & C, Resources for Christian Living, Allen, Texas
  • Preaching the New Lectionary—Years A, B, & C, Dianne Bergant, Liturgical Press
  • Living the Word, an annual publication by World Library Publications
  • Breaking Open the Lectionary—Years A, B, & C, Margaret Nutting Ralph, Paulist Press
  • Footprints on the Mountain, Roland Faley T.O.R., Paulist Press