Category Archives: Notes on Matthew

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 25:31-46

Mat 25:31 And when the Son of man shall come in his majesty, and all the angels with him, then shall he sit upon the seat of his majesty. In the preceding parables of the talents, ten virgins, &c., our … Continue reading

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Maldonado Commentary on Matthew 25:31-46

Mat 25:31 When the Son of man shall come in His majesty. Such seems to be the explanation of the foregoing parable. Christ says that in the judgment He will take account of His servants (Matt 25:19). Why Christ is … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 25:31-46

Ver 31. “When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:32. And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 25:14-30

Mat 25:14  For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods; For even as a man. Parable of the talents. According to the third gospel [Lk. 19:12–26] Jesus proposed a … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 25:14-30

This post opens with Fr. MacEvilly’s brief analysis of Matthew chapter 25, followed by his notes on verses 14-30. ANALYSIS OF MATTHEW CHAPTER 25 In this chapter, our Lord exhorts all the faithful to the constant and vigilant performance of … Continue reading

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Father Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 25:14-30

Notes in red are my additions. Mat 25:14  For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods; For even as a man going into a far country, &c. (Vulg.). Supply … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 25:14-30

Ver 14. “For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.15. And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another … 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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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 25:1-13

Ver 1. “Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.2. And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.3. They that were foolish took their … Continue reading

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