Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Time of the Antichrist~Cardinal Newman’s 1st Advent Discourse

This is the first of four Advent Discourses John Henry Newman gave on the subject of the Antichrist. The remaining three discourses will be posted during Advent. The Time Of The Antichrist. The Thessalonian Christians had supposed that the coming … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the First Sunday of Advent

This post contains resources (mostly biblical and homiletic) for the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite. Resources for the Extraordinary Form can be found here. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 2:1-5. Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 2:1-5. Notes on … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matt 24:37-44

Warnings to be ready. Concerning his statement in verse 36-But of that day and hour no one knoweth, no not the angels of heaven, but the Father alone-Jesus warns us to be ready, first, by a comparison with the days … Continue reading

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Bishop MacEvily’s Commentary on Matthew 24:37-44

Mat 24:36  But of that day and hour no one knoweth: no, not the angels of heaven, but the Father alone. He says, “of that day and hour,” meaning, thereby, a defined fixed period rather than, “of that year, month, … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Commentary on Romans 13:11-14

Note: The following excerpt comes from Father Patrick Boylan’s Commentary on Romans; a work presupposing a basic knowledge of Greek. For the sake of the average reader I’ve edited out some small portions and added some notes (in red) for … Continue reading

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Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 13:11-14

This post opens with the bishop’s brief analysis of Romans 13, followed by his notes on verses 11-14. Text in purple represents his paraphrasing of the scripture he is commenting on. Text in red, if any, are my additions. ANALYSIS … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 13:11-14

This post includes a brief summary of verses 8-14 followed by Father Callan’s notes on verses 11-14. This reading is also used as the first reading in the pre-Vatican II lectionary.  Another commentary on these verses (by Bernardin de Piconio) … Continue reading

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Notes on Isaiah 2:1=5

The following comes from the Divine Lamp Blog. 2:1 this is the word which Isaiah the son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. This verse is similar to the superscription which opens the book (1:1). As noted in the … Continue reading

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Study the Gospels Online in a Year (and the Catechism Too)

UPDATE: Register before December 1 in order to start at the beginning (links for registration below). From the Divine Lamp Blog. Last year, as a result of Pope Benedict XVI’s proclamation of the Year of Faith, an organization known as … Continue reading

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This Week’s Commentaries: Sunday, November 24-Sunday, December 1, 2013

PLEASE NOTE: For some reason I am no longer able to access and link to the Daily Word (Navarre Bible Commentary) site. I am trying to rectify that situation. For this and other reasons commentaries will be sparse this week. … Continue reading

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