Monthly Archives: March 2017

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 32

Posting this on my lunch break so I don’t have time to add the Scripture passages. The second Penitential Psalm 1–2 No one can fairly appreciate the value of health until they have had to deplore the loss of it. … Continue reading

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Commentaries for Holy Week

PALM SUNDAY, YEARS A, B & C Year A: Commentaries for Palm Sunday. Year B: Commentaries for Palm Sunday. Year C: Commentaries for Palm Sunday. MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK Today’s Mass Readings. Today’s Divine Office. Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 28:1-10

Mat 28:1  And in the end of the sabbath, when it began to dawn towards the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalen and the other Mary, to see the sepulchre. And in the end of the sabbath.] This … Continue reading

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Haydock Bible Commentary on Matthew 28:1-10

Mat 28:1  And in the end of the sabbath, when it began to dawn towards the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalen and the other Mary, to see the sepulchre. And in the end of the sabbath, when … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 24:13-35

Ver 13. And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs.14. And they talked together of all these things which had happened.15. And it came to pass, that, … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 24:13-35

Text in red are my additions. 13 And behold, two of them went, the same day, to a town which was sixty furlongs from Jerusalem, named Emmaus. “And behold,” conveying, that the following was a sudden and unexpected manifestation. “Two … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Thursday)

HOLY THURSDAY EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER READINGS AND OFFICE: Holy Thursday Evening Mass Readings: NABRE. Today’s Divine Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14. Navarre Bible Commentary on Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14. Word-Sunday Notes on Exodus 12:1-8, … Continue reading

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Commentaries for Holy Thursday Chrism Mass

CHRISM MASS READINGS AND OFFICE: Chrism Mass Readings NABRE. Today’s Divine Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 61:1-3a, 6a, 8b-9. Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 61:1-3a, 6a, 8b-9. COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 116:12-13, 15-16bc, 17-18. Father Boylan’s Introduction … Continue reading

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St Bede the Venerable’s Commentary on Revelation 1:5-8

5. And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth, who hath loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood the … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 12:1-11

This homily is somewhat fragmented. Jn 12:3. Mary therefore took a pound of ointment of spikenard, very precious, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of … Continue reading

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