Monthly Archives: February 2015

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:31-34

THE LOVE OF GOD FOR US A Summary of Romans 8:31-39~The certainty of the Christians’ future glory being proved, St. Paul now terminates the second section of the Dogmatic Part of this Epistle with a hymn of praise and triumph, … Continue reading

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Bernardin de Piconio on Romans 8:28-39

28. But we know that to those who love God, all things co-operate for good, to those who are called Saints according to the purpose. 29. For whom he foreknew he also predestined to be made like the image of … Continue reading

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Commentaries and Resources for the Second Sunday of Lent

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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Catholic Scripture Manual on Mark 9:2-10

2 AND after six days, Jesus taketh with him Peter and James and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves, and was transfigured before them. ‎ after six days. “St Luke says, after eight days, … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:1-13

Ver 1. And He said unto them, “Verily I say unto you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power.”2. And after … Continue reading

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Commentaries and Resources for the First Sunday of Lent, Year B

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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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Mark 1:12-15

Mar 1:12  And immediately the Spirit drove him out into the desert. And immediately the Spirit drove (Gr. ε̉κβάλλει, i.e., sends out, expels) Him out into the desert. The Spirit, i.e., the Holy Spirit, who a little while before had … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 1:12-15

Ver 12. And immediately the spirit driveth Him into the wilderness.13. And He was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan; and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered unto Him. Chrys., Hom. in Matt., xiii: … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Peter 3:18-22

This post begins with the Bishop’s brief analysis of chapter 3 followed by his commentary on the reading. The Bishop included a paraphrase of the text he was commenting on and these have been reproduced here in purple text. Analysis:  … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 25

A PRAYER IN TIME OF NEED THIS is an alphabetical psalm. The k verse is missing, and verse 22 beginning with p is supernumary, being, apparently, a liturgical addition. The vau which is wanting in verse 5b is easily supplied. … Continue reading

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