Monthly Archives: May 2013

Saint of the Day: St Felix I, Pope and Martyr

ST. FELIX I., POPE AND MARTYR (+A.D. 274) HE was a Roman by birth, and succeeded St. Dionysius in the government of the church, in 269. Paul of Samosata, the proud bishop of Antioch, to the guilt of many enormous … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 110

ST AUGUSTINE’S NOTES ON PSALM 110 1. … This Psalm is one of those promises, surely and openly prophesying our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ; so that we are utterly unable to doubt that Christ is announced in this Psalm, … Continue reading

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Father Rickaby’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

Posted by Dim Bulb from The Divine Lamp. 1Co 11:23  For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus, the same night in which he was betrayed, took bread, I have … Continue reading

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Sunday, June 2, 2013~Commentaries for Sunday Mass (Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms)

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013 ORDINARY FORM OF THE ROMAN RITE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST READINGS AND OFFICE: Today’s Mass Readings (NABRE). Translation used in the USA. Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down slightly. The … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:15-24

Ver  15. And when one of them that sat at meat with him heard these things, he said to him, Blessed is he that shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.16. Then said he to him, A certain man … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Commentary on 1 John 3:13-18

The following is excerpted from St Augustine’s Fifth Homily on the First Epistle of St John. “Marvel not, brethren, if the world hate us” (1 John 3:13). Must one often be telling you what “the world” means? Not the heaven, … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 9:11b-17

Though the lectionary reading encompasses only verses 11b-17 I have included verses 10-11a in this post. Luk 9:10  And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all they had done. And taking them, he went aside into a desert … Continue reading

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Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

This post begins with the Bishop’s brief analysis of the entire chapter (11), followed by his commentary on 11:23-26. Text in purple is the Bishop’s paraphrase of the scripture he is commenting on. ANALYSIS OF 1 CORINTHIANS 11 The Apostle … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-28

This post begins with Fr. Callan’s summary of 1 Cor 11:17-34, followed by his notes on 11:23-26. Text in red, if any, are my additions. THE APOSTLE CONDEMNS THE ABUSES AT CORINTH THAT WERE CONNECTED WITH THE LOVE-FEASTS AND WITH … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 110

THE MESSIAS AS KING AND PRIEST AND JUDGE THE psalmist has heard in the spirit an oracle spoken by Yahweh to his “Lord,” the Messias. In lyrical form he sets before us the words of the oracle, and the enthusiastic … Continue reading

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