Category Archives: Notes on Mark

Sermon Plan: The Ascension

These notes can be used for homily ideas, points for meditation or further study. For more resources on the Ascension go here. THE ASCENSION. “Jesus . . . was taken up to Heaven.” Mark 16:19 Ascension Day one of the … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 13:21-37

Ver 21. “And then if any man shall say to you, ‘Lo, here is Christ; or, lo, he is there;’ believe him not.:22. For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Mark 12:38-44

Text in red are my additions. Mar 12:38  And he said to them in his doctrine: Beware of the scribes, who love to walk in long robes and to be saluted in the marketplace, Who love to walk in long … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 12:38-44

Ver 38. And He said unto them in His doctrine, “Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces,39. And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts:40. … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 10:46-52

Ver 46. And they came to Jericho: and as He went out of Jericho with His disciples and a great number of people, blind Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, sat by the highway side begging.47. And when he heard that … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 10:1-16

Ver 1. And He arose from thence, and cometh into the coasts of Judaea by the farther side of Jordan: and the people resort unto Him again; and, as He was wont, He taught them again.2. And the Pharisees came … Continue reading

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Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Mark 9:38-48

Text in red are my additions. Mar 9:38 John answered him, saying: Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, who followeth not us: and we forbade him. John answered Him, saying, Master, we saw one casting out … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:38-50

Ver 38. And John answered Him, saying, “Master, we saw one casting out devils in Thy name, and he followeth not us: and we forbad him, because he followeth not us.”39. But Jesus said, “Forbid him not: for there is … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:30-37

Ver 30. And they departed thence, and passed through Galilee; and He would not that any man should know it.31. For He taught He disciples, and said unto them, “The Son of man is delivered into the hands of men, … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:27-35

Ver 27. And Jesus went out, and His disciples, into the towns of Caesarea Philippi: and by the way He asked His disciples, saying unto them, “Whom do me say that I am?”28. And they answered, “John the Baptist: but … Continue reading

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