Monthly Archives: July 2016

(Updated) Commentaries on the Sunday Readings 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time Through Christ the King, Year C

Commentaries on the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. Commentaries on the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. Aug 14. Commentaries for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C. Aug 21. Commentaries for the Twenty-First Sunday in … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME 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. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Sirach … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-14

This post contains St Cryil’s homilies on Luke 14:7-11 and Luke 14: 12-14. 14:7-11. And He spoke a parable unto them which were bidden preventing how they chose the foremost seats: saying unto them, When you are bidden of any … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-14

Luk 14:1  And it came to pass, when Jesus went into the house of one of the Pharisees, on the sabbath day, that they watched him. Apparently our Lord and others had been invited to eat there (verse7). Jesus went … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-14

Luk 14:1  And it came to pass, when Jesus went into the house of one of the Pharisees, on the sabbath day, that they watched him. “And it came to pass.” St. Luke, who alone mentions this occurrence, does not … Continue reading

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Father Lepold Fonck’s Commentary on Luke 14, 1, 7-14

THE parable of the Last Place at the Feast begins the fourteenth chapter of St. Luke, in which he records the three parables having reference to a feast. It reads thus: Luk 14:7  And he spoke a parable also to … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:1, 7-14

Text in red, if any, represent my additions. Ver 1. And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched him. CYRIL; Although … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:14-24

Text in red are my additions. Heb 12:14  Follow after peace with all, and after holiness — without which no one shall see the Lord,  Heb 12:15  taking care that no one hold himself far from the grace of God, … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-24

This post opens with Fr. Callan’s brief summary of Hebrews 12:14-29, followed by his notes on Heb 12:18-24. EXHORTATION TO VARIOUS VIRTUES Summary of Hebrews 12:14-29~The writer now appeals to his readers to keep before their minds two supreme requirements … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a

Text in purple indicates Fr. Mac’s paraphrasing of the scripture he is commenting on. 18. For you are not come to a mountain that might be touched, and a burning fire, and a whirlwind, and darkness, and storm. (Your sanctity … Continue reading

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