Monthly Archives: May 2016

Commentareis for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

READINGS AND OFFICE: Today’s Mass Readings (NABRE). Translation used in the USA. Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down slightly. The NJB is used in most other English speaking countries. Today’s Divine Office. Anglican Use Daily Office. ”Briefly, it is a … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 9:12-17

9:12-17. And the day began to decline: and the twelve drew near, and said unto Him, Send the multitudes away, and let them go into the villages, and fields round about, and lodge, and find victuals: for we are here … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

1Co 11:23  For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, that the Lord Jesus, the same night in which he was betrayed, took bread, 1Co 11:24  And giving thanks, broke and said: Take ye … Continue reading

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Father de Piconio on 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

11:23.  For I received of the Lord that which also I delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus in the night he was delivered up, took bread. 11:24.  And giving thanks he broke, and said: Take and eat: this is … Continue reading

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Commentaries for Pentecost Sunday

READINGS AND OFFICE: Please Note: the Lectionary for today allows for an alternate second reading and an alternate Gospel reading. I’ve supplied commentary for all. Today’s Mass Readings (NABRE). Translation used in the USA. Today’s Mass Readings (NJB). Scroll down … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 15:26-27, 16:12-15

26, 27 But when the Comforter is come, Whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, He shall bear witness of Me. And ye also bear witness, because ye have … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 15:26-27, 16:12-15

Ver 26. But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send to you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceeds from the Father, he shall testify of me.27. And you also shall bear witness, because you … Continue reading

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Fathers Nolan’s and Brown’s Commentary on John 15:26-27, 16:12-15

26. But when the Paraclete cometh, whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceedeth from the Father, he shall give testimony of me. 27. And you shall give testimony, because you are with me … Continue reading

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Father MacIntyre’s Commentary on John 20:19-23

19. When it was late (ουσης ουν οψιας).  The word οψιας is used as a substantive =evening. This may mean either from three to six o clock, or from six o clock to the beginning of night. It was used … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 20:19-23

Note: although the reading concerns John 20:19-23 the Catena excerpt below includes verses 24-25 as well.  Ver  19. Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were … Continue reading

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