Monthly Archives: September 2015

Commentaries for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

READINGS AND OFFICE: Mass Readings in the NABRE Translation. Used in the USA. Mass Readings in the NJB Translation. Used in most English speaking countries. Divine Office. Anglican Use Daily Office. ”Briefly, it is a provision for an “Anglican style” liturgy … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 10:1-16

Ver 1. And He arose from thence, and cometh into the coasts of Judaea by the farther side of Jordan: and the people resort unto Him again; and, as He was wont, He taught them again.2. And the Pharisees came … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Commentary on Hebrews 2:5-13

Text in red are my additions. (5) For not to the Angels hath He made subject the future world: of which we speak. (6) Rather, hath one somewhere testified as follows: What is man that Thou art mindful of him? … Continue reading

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Father MacEvily’s Commentary on Hebrews 2:9-11

This post includes Fr. MacEvilly’s brief analysis of all of chapter 2, followed by his notes on Heb 2:9-11. In addition, the post also includes (in purple text) his paraphrasing of the text he is commenting on. Analysis of Hebrews … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 2:9-11

To help provide context I have begun this post with Father Callan’s summaries of Heb 2:5-9 and Heb 2:10-18. Text in red are my additions. ANOTHER PROOF OF CHRIST’S SUPERIORITY TO THE ANGELS A Summary of Hebrews 2:5-9 The Apostle … Continue reading

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A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 128

Verse numbering follows that of the NAB. How the psalm has been traditionally used in the liturgies, along with traditional antiphons and collects have been appended to the post. ARGUMENT ARG. THOMAS. That CHRIST bestows eternal blessedness on them that … Continue reading

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Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 5

5:1 Ponder my words, O Lord : consider my meditation. Micahel Ayguan: Here we distinguish two kinds of prayer: words and meditations. Words may refer both to that form of prayer which our blessed Lord has left us, and to … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

READINGS AND OFFICES: Mass Readings in the NABRE. Used in the USA. Mass Readings in the NJB Translation. Used in most English speaking countries. Divine Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Num 11:25-29. Navarre Bible Commentary on Numbers 11:25-29. Word-Sunday Notes … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Mark 9:38-48

Text in red are my additions. Mar 9:38 John answered him, saying: Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, who followeth not us: and we forbade him. John answered Him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:38-50

Ver 38. And John answered Him, saying, “Master, we saw one casting out devils in Thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad him, because he followeth not us.”39. But Jesus said, “Forbid him not: for there is … Continue reading

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