Monthly Archives: March 2018

Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

READINGS AND OFFICE: COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: Isaiah 43:18-19, 21-22, 24-25. My Notes on Isaiah 43:18-19, 21-22, 24-25. Haydock Bible Commentary on Isaiah 43:18-19, 21-22, 24b-25. Word -Sunday Notes on Isaiah 43:18-19, 21-22, 24b-25. Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 1:18-22

Text in red are my additions. 2Co 1:18  But God is faithful: for our preaching which was to you, was not, It is, and It is not. I call the true God to witness, who is a faithful and true … Continue reading

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My Notes on Isaiah 43:18-19, 21-22, 24b-25

Isa 43:18  Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old. The former things are the Exodus events, some of which were spoken of in the previous verses: Thus saith the LORD, which maketh a way in … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, Year B

SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B READINGS AND OFFICE: Mass Reading in the New American Bible. Used in the U.S.A. Mass Readings in the New Jerusalem Bible. Scroll down slightly. The NJB is the translation for the readings used in … Continue reading

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St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on John 17:11b-19

This post includes commentary on all of verse 19 11 Holy Father, keep them in Thy Name which Thou hast given Me, that they may be one, even as We are. He still preserves the blending of two things into … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on John 17:11-19

ANALYSIS OF JOHN CHAPTER SEVENTEEN In this chapter, we have the solemn prayer addressed to His heavenly Father, by our Lord when about to enter on His Sacred Passion. 1st. For Himself, to receive due glory in compensation for His … Continue reading

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Father MacEvily’s Commentary on 1 John 4:11-16

This post includes the Fr. MacEvilly’s paraphrase (in purple) of the text he is commenting on. 1Jn 4:11  My dearest, if God hath so loved us, we also ought to love one another. If, then, my dearest children, God loved us even … Continue reading

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St Augustine’s Homiletic Commentary on 1 John 4:11-16

“If we love one another, God abideth1 in us, and His love will be perfected in us. In this know we that we abide in Him, and He in us, because He hath given us of His Spirit. And we … Continue reading

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St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 103

‎1 Bless the LORD, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless his holy name! ‎ David piously believing himself to be one of the elect, stirs himself up, in the person of all the elect, to bless … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Acts 1:15-17, 20-26

ANALYSIS OF ACTS CHAPTER ONE This first Chapter of the Acts, &c., which may be regarded as the complement of the Gospel of St. Luke—since it resumes the History of our Lord’s Ascension, with which his Gospel closes,—opens with a … Continue reading

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