Monthly Archives: April 2014

Commentaries and Resources for Divine Mercy Sunday

READINGS AND OFFICE: Today’s Mass Readings in the NABRE. Used in the USA. Today’s Mass Readings in the New Jerusalem Bible. Used in most English speaking countries. Today’s Divine Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Acts 2:42-47. Father Callan’s Commentary … Continue reading

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Father McIntyre’s Commentary on John 20:19-31

Acts of the Apostles, 1 John and the Gospel of John, are used extensively in the Liturgy of the Easter Season. Here you can find a list of resources (books, podcasts, etc) to help you become better acquainted with these … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 20:19-31

Ver  19. Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for feel of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and says to … Continue reading

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Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Peter 1:3-9

This post includes the Bishop’s summary of chapter 1.  Also, the Bishop provides a paraphrase of he text he is commenting on, these are in purple text. In the first two verses of this chapter, the Apostle addresses his apostolical … Continue reading

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Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 2:42-47

Act 2:42 And they were persevering in the doctrine of the apostles and in the communication of the breaking of bread and in prayers. “Doctrines,” &c., continually assisting at the teachings and instructions of the Apostles. “And in the communication … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 2:42-47

42. And they were persevering in the doctrine of the apostles, and in the communication of the breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43. And fear came upon every soul : many wonders also and signs were done by the … Continue reading

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Bishop MacEvily’s Commentary on Acts 4:23-31 « The Divine Lamp

Act 4:23  And being let go, they came to their own company and related all that the chief priests and ancients had said to them. Their own company. Their fellow Apostles and possibly others who might have joined them in … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 28:8-15

Ver  8. And they departed quickly from the sepulchre with fear and great joy; and did run to bring his disciples word.9. And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them, saying, “All hail.” And they came … Continue reading

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Bishop MacEvily’s Commentary on Acts of the Apostles 2:14, 22-33

Text in red, if any, are my additions. Act 2:14  But Peter standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and spoke to them: Ye men of Judea, and all you that dwell in Jerusalem, be this known to … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 2:14, 22-33

14. But Peter standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and spoke to them: Ye men of Judea, and all you that dwell in Jerusalem, be this known to you, and with your ears receive my words. Peter … Continue reading

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