Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Religion of the Antichrist: Cardinal Newman’s Second Advent Lecture

The Religion Of The Antichrist. St john tells us that “every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come on the flesh, is that spirit of Antichrist, which even now already is in the world.” It was the characteristic … Continue reading

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The Time of the Anti-Christ: Cardinal Newman’s First Advent Lecture

The Time Of The Antichrist. The Thessalonian Christians had supposed that the coming of Christ was at hand. St Paul writes towarn them against such an expectation. Not that he discountenances their looking out for our Lord’s coming, the contrary; … Continue reading

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Part 1 of St John Fisher’s Commentary on Psalm 51 (50)

St John Fisher, by Hans Holbeing the Younger St John Fisher delivered a series of sermons on the Seven Penitential Psalms in which he covered Psalm 51 (50) in two parts. This post contains the first part. A link for … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Sundays of Advent, Year C (and Other Resources)

COMMENTARIES First Sunday of Advent, Year C. Second Sunday of Advent, Year C. Third Sunday of Advent, Year C. Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year C. OTHER RESOURCES Cardinal Newman’s 1st Advent Lecture: The Time of the Antichrist. Cardinal Newman’s 2nd … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Advent, Year C

  SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C READINGS AND MISSAL: 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 … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 3:1-6

Ver 1. Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria on Homiletic Commentary on Luke 3:1-6

This homily appears to be fragmented. 3:1-6. As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet. The blessed Isaiah was not ignorant of the scope of John’s preachings, but of old, even long before the … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 3:1-6

Luk 3:1  Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and Philip his brother tetrarch of Iturea and the country of Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch … Continue reading

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My Notes on Luke 3:1-6

Luk 3:1  Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and Philip his brother tetrarch of Iturea and the country of Trachonitis, and Lysanias tetrarch … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Philippians 1:1-11

The following post consists of St John Chrysostom’s First and Second Homilies on Philippians. One may also wish to consult his introductory discourse. HOMILY 1 ON PHILIPPIANS 1:1-7 Philippians 1:1-2.-“Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, to all the saints … Continue reading

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