Monthly Archives: January 2015

Commentaries for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

READINGS AND OFFICE: Today’s Mass Readings in the NABRE. The version used in the USA. Today’s Mass Reading in the NJB. Most other English speaking countries. Today’s Divine Office. Anglican Use Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 1:21-28

Ver 21. And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the sabbath day He entered into the synagogue, and taught.22. And they were astonished as His doctrine: for He taught them as one that had authority, and not as the … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 7:32-35

This post includes the Bishop’s paraphrase of the text he is commenting on. These paraphrases are in purple. 1Co 7:32  But I would have you to be without solicitude. He that is without a wife is solicitous for the things … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 7:25-40

THE EXCELLENCE OF VIRGINITY OVER THE MARRIED STATE A Summary of 1 Corinthians 7:25-40 What the Apostle had just said in the preceding verses, about remaining after conversion in the same condition of life as before, might cause much uncertainty … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Third Week in Ordinary Time, Year 1

SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2015 THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B Commentaries for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B. MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015 MEMORIAL OF SAINTS TIMOTHY AND TITUS, BISHOPS Today’s Mass Readings. Note the first reading allows … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

COMMENTARIES OF THE FIRST READING: Jonah 3:1-5, 10. My Notes on Jonah 3:1-5, 10. These notes were previously posted and are on verses 1-10. Word-Sunday Notes on Jonah 3:1-5, 10. Navarre Bible Commentary on Jonah 3:1-5, 10. COMMENTARIES ON THE … Continue reading

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Some Further Notes on Mark 1:14-20

1:14 Now after (meta de) John had been handed over (paradidomi), Jesus came (erchomai) to Galilee preaching the Gospel of the Kingdom of God, 1:15 and saying, fulfilled is the time, at hand is the Kingdom; repent and believe the … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 7:29-31

1Co 7:29  This therefore I say, brethren: The time is short. It remaineth, that they also who have wives be as if they had none: This therefore I say, brethren: the time is short. The duration of this life is … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 7:29-31

29. This therefore I say, brethren; the time is short; it remaineth, that they also who have wives, be as if they had none; This therefore I say. Better, “But this I say.” The Apostle explains why it is better … Continue reading

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Father de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 7:29-31

29. This, therefore I say, brethren, the time is short: it remains that both they who have wives, as not having them: 30. And who weep, as not weeping: and who rejoice, as not rejoicing: and who buy, as not … Continue reading

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