Monthly Archives: February 2014

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

2:1  And I, when I came to you, brethren, came not in sublimity of language, or of wisdom, announcing to you the testimony of Christ. 2:2  For I did not judge that I knew anything among you, except Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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Father Rickaby’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

Text in red are my additions. 1 Cor 2:1 AND I, brethren, when I came to you, came not in loftiness of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of Christ. It seems likely that the Apostle came … Continue reading

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Notes on Isaiah 58:7-11

Isa 58:7 Deal thy bread to the hungry, and bring the needy and the harbourless into thy house: when thou shalt see one naked, cover him, and despise not thy own flesh. Deal thy bread to the hungry. Literally, divide … Continue reading

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Commentaries and Resources for Sunday Mass~Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Feb 9, 2014)

READINGS AND OFFICE: Readings from the New American Bible Revised Edition. Used in the USA. Readings from the New Jerusalem Bible. Used in most English speaking countries. Today’s Divine Office. Anglican Use Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord (February 2)

READINGS AND OFFICE: Readings from the New American Bible Revised Edition. Used in the USA. Readings from the New Jerusalem Bible. Used in most English speaking countries. Today’s Divine Office. Anglican Use Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Luke 2:22-40

22. And after the days of her purification, according to the law of Moses, were accomplished, they carried him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord: 23. As it is written in the law of the Lord: Every male … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Commentary on Hebrews 2:14-18

Text in red are my additions. (14) Since now children share in blood and ‘flesh, He hath likewise shared therein, that He might by death destroy him who hath power oyer death, that is, the devil, (15) and set free … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 2:14-18

Note: This post was previously published; Hebrews 2:14-18 was also the reading for Jan 12. Heb 2:14. Therefore because the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself in like manner hath been partaker of the same, that, … Continue reading

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St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 24

Note: What was in St Thomas’ day known as Psalm 23 is, generally, in our day called Psalm 24, for the reason see here. The following commentary on Psalm 24 (23) was originally delivered in Latin by St Thomas, the … Continue reading

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Notes on Malachi 3:1-4

These notes are taken from a longer post I did for the First Mass reading used on December 23 in the Ordinary Form of the Rite. To view that longer post go here. All Scripture quotes, except those within the … Continue reading

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