Monthly Archives: September 2018

Commentaries on the Sunday Solemnity and Feast Readings, Years A, B, C (where applicable)

11/24/18 BLOG UPDATE: I have completed posting Fr. Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians. Fr. MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Cor will be started soon, as will his Commentary on Matthew. ADVENT SEASON First Sunday of Advent:  A  B  C Second Sunday … Continue reading

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New EWTN Mini-Series Begins This Afternoon

Starting today, Monday September 17  [5:30 PM EST] through Friday September 21, EWTN is airing 5 sessions with [biblical scholar] Dr. Brant Pitre. The shows are based upon his book The Case For Jesus. this book, which I’ve recommended  in … Continue reading

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Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B.

READINGS AND OFFICE: Mass Readings in the RNAB Translation. Used in the USA. Mass Readings in the NJB Translation. Used in most English speaking countries. Scroll down. I’ve seen conflicting reports concerning whether or not it is the JB, or the … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 12:28-34

Ver 28. And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked Him, “Which is the first commandment of all?”29. And Jesus answered him, “The first of all the … Continue reading

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Father Boylan’s Commentary on Hebrews 7:23-28

(23) And they, have. been made priests many in number, since they were prevented by death from, remaining: (24) but He, because He remaineth for ever, ,hath an unchangeable Priesthood. (25) Wherefore He can at all times save those who … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 7:23-28

This post includes a summary of Hebrews 7:1-28, commentary on verses 23-27 follow. THE SUPERIORITY OF THE PRIESTHOOD OF CHRIST A Summary of Hebrews 7:1-28~The author now returns to the third great argument in proof of his thesis, that the … Continue reading

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My Notes on Deuteronomy 6:2-6 for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

Background~Genesis has as its primary purpose to establish the origins of the People of God. Exodus describes the establishment of this people as a theocratic nation. Leviticus shows the holy, cultic nature of the nation and how it was centered … Continue reading

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St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 90

PSALM 90 A PRAYER FOR THE MERCY OF GOD: RECOUNTING THE SHORTNESS AND MISERIES OF THE DAYS OF MAN Psa 90:1 A prayer of Moses the man of God. Lord, thou hast been our refuge from generation to generation. The … Continue reading

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