Monthly Archives: July 2015

Sunday, August 2~Commentaries for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

READINGS AND OFFICE: Today’s Mass Readings. Today’s Divine Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Ex 16:2-4, 12-15. Navarre Bible Commentary on Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15. Word-Sunday Notes on Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15. Pending (maybe): My Notes on Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15. COMMENTARIES ON … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on John 6:24-35

Joh 6:24  When therefore the multitude saw that Jesus was not there, nor his disciples, they took shipping and came to Capharnaum, seeking for Jesus. For background one should read John 6:1-23 or, at the least, John 6:17-23. Seeing, then, … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Tractate on John 6:24-35

“And when the multitudes had found Him” (Jn 6:24).  Behold, He presents Himself to the people from whom He had escaped into the mountain, afraid that He should be taken of them by force. In every way He proves to … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 6:22-35

Joh 6:22  The next day, the multitude that stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was no other ship there but one: and that Jesus had not entered into the ship with his disciples, but that … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 6:22-35

Ver  22. The day following, when the people which stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was none other boat there, save that one whereinto his disciples were entered, and that Jesus went not with his … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Ephesians 4:17-24

To help provide context this post begins with Fr. Callan’s brief summary of the moral part of the letter (Eph 4:1-6:20). There then follows his summary of Eph 4:17-24, followed by his notes on those verses. Text in red, if … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Ephesians 4:17, 20-24

Eph 4:17  This then I say and testify in the Lord: That henceforward you walk not as also the Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind: It is the duty of the teacher to build up and restore the … Continue reading

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Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 78

This post is complete but needs some editing. The following abbreviations are used for authors cited (a number of other authors are cited specifically by name): (G) Gehohus. (DC) Denis (Dionysius) the Carthusian. (Cd) Balthazar Corderius. (L) Lorinus. (C) Cassiodorus. … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 78

1. This Psalm doth contain the things which are said to have been done among the old people: but the new and latter people is being admonished, to beware that it be not ungrateful regarding the blessings of God, and … Continue reading

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Haydock Bible Commentary on Psalm 78:3-4, 23-24, 25, 54

The Haydock Bible Commentary is quite basic. I’ve included a few notes of my own in red. I hope to post notes of my own on the verses before Sunday. Psa 78:3  How great things have we heard and known, … Continue reading

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