Monthly Archives: October 2017

Oct. 14~Some Commentaries on Today’s Readings

Navarre Bible Commentary on Joel 4:12-21. Fr Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 97. St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 97. Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 97. Fr. Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 11:27-28. Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:27-28. … Continue reading

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Friday Oct 13, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

This post contains a suggested theme for the readings, followed by links to commentaries. Suggested theme for today’s readings: The Lord will judge the world with justice, bringing down the wicked by their own machinations (responsorial). For this reason repentance … Continue reading

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Thursday Oct 12, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

This post contains a suggested theme for today’s readings, followed by links to commentaries on the readings. Suggested theme for today’s readings: Blessed are those who hope in the Lord (responsorial), trusting in his goodness to respond to our needs … Continue reading

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Wednesday Oct 11, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

This post contains a theme suggestion for today’s readings, followed by my notes on Jonah 4:1-11. At the end of the post I’ve provided some links to commentaries on the other readings. Suggested theme for today’s readings: The Lord is … Continue reading

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Tuesday Oct 10, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings.

This post contains a suggested theme for today’s readings, followed by my personal notes on Jonah 3:1-10, followed by links to commentaries on the other readings. Suggested theme for today’s readings: We are all sinners and if God marks our … Continue reading

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Monday Oct 9, 2017~Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

I present here a suggested theme for today’s readings followed by my own notes on the first reading. I’ve appended to this post some links to notes and commentaries on other readings. A suggested theme for today’s readings: God is … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

READINGS AND OFFICE: NABRE. Used in the USA. NJB. Used in most other English speaking countries. Divine Office. COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRS READING: Wisdom 6:12-16. Navarre Bible Commentary on Wisdom 6:12-16. Word-Sunday Notes on Wisdom 6:12-16. COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13

I’ve included in this post some  quotations from the Fathers of the Church, the Catechism, etc. These are in red text. 1. Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to … Continue reading

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Father Juan de Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13

Verse 1. Then. Then when the Lord shall appear suddenly. The meaning depends on the former chapter. He teaches the same thing in the two parables of the Ten Virgins and the Talents; the same thing in the parable of … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13

Mat 25:1  Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride. Mat 25:2  And five of them were foolish and five wise. Mat 25:3  But … Continue reading

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