Monthly Archives: September 2013

This Week’s Commentaries: Sunday, September 29–Sunday, October 6, 2013

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013 TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME In Dedicatione S. Michaelis Archangelis ~ I. classis Commemoratio: Dominica XIX Post Pentecosten V. Septembris Today’s Mass Resources (Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms). On site. Last Week’s Posts. On site. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER … Continue reading

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Notes on Baruch 1:15-22

Notes from The Divine Lamp Blog. The book of Baruch is attributed to Baruch, son of Neriah, the scribe who served Jeremiah the Prophet (Jer 32:12) and who wrote down his words (Jer 36:4).  Most scholar date it to the … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 137

Text in red are additions from The Divine Lamp Blog. BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON THE author of this poem, speaking as one of those who have returned from the Babylonian Exile, depicts for us with great poetic skill and power … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 87

CITIZENSHIP OF SION THIS is one of the Songs of Sion—a song of praise concerning Jerusalem, the City of God. It was a favourite thought of Hebrew prophecy that Jerusalem, as the dwelling-place of Yahweh, was an inviolable sanctuary. When … Continue reading

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Father McSwiney’s Summary of and Brief Notes on Psalm 102

The verse numbering here follows that of the NAB. Notes in red are my additions. The fifth of the Seven Penitential Psalms, which may be safely referred to the period of the Captivity, a date still further confirmed by its … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 102

Please note that the links to biblical references follows the verse numbering of the RSV. The accompanying number/numbers in square brackets is/are the verse number/numbers according to the RNAB. Example: (Ps 102:19-20 [20-21]). COMFORT IN EXILE A prayer of one … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 29, 2013: Commentaries for Sunday Mass (Ordinary and Extrordinary Forms)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013 TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ORDINARY FORM OF THE ROMAN RITE READINGS AND OFFICE: Today’s Mass Readings (NABRE). Translation used in the USA. Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down slightly. The NJB is used in most … Continue reading

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Asterius of Amasea’s First Discourse on Luke 16:19-31 the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus

Here is a brief biography of Asetrius. Luk 16:19  There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day. Luk 16:20  And there was a certain beggar, named Lazarus, who lay … Continue reading

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Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 timothy 6:6-11

Text in purple indicates the Bishop’s paraphrasing of the scripture he is commenting on. 1 Tim 6:11 But thou, O man of God, fly these things: and pursue justice, godliness, faith, charity, patience, mildness. But thou, O man of God, … Continue reading

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Notes on Amos 6:1-7

The Following notes and the translation of the text are from The Divine Lamp Blog. Vs 1 Woe to those who dwell in ease at Zion, and to the ones who think themselves secure on the mountain of Samaria, leaders … Continue reading

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