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Tuesday Jan. 16~Commentaries on the Mass Readings

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Samuel 1:1-13. Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 89. St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 89. Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 89. St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 89. Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 2:23-28. Navarre Bible Commentary … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Jan. 9 Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Samuel 1:9-20. My Notes on 1 Samuel 1:9-20. Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on he Responsorial: 1 Sam 2:1, 4-5, 6-7, 8. On 1-10 Aquinas’ Catena Aurea n Mark 1:21-28. My Notes on Mark 1:21-28. … Continue reading

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Dec 6, Commentaries on Today’s Mass Readings

Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 25:6-10. Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 23. St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 23. St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 23. St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 23. Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 23. Aquinas’ … Continue reading

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Dec 4. Mass and Office Readings for Monday of the First Week of Advent

MASS READINGS:  First Reading Is 2:1–5 or Is 4:2–6 Psalm Ps 122:1–9 Gospel Acclamation Ps 80:4 Gospel Mt 8:5–11 OFFICE OF READINGS:   Prayers: : Ps 6: 2-11; Ps 9:2-11; Ps 9:12-21. ScriptureReading: Is 1:21-27, 2:1-5. Non Scripture Non-Scripture Reading: St … Continue reading

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St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Matthew 25:1-30

These parables are like the former parable of the faithful servant, and of him that was ungrateful and devoured his Lord’s goods. For there are four in all, in different ways admonishing us about the same things, I mean about … Continue reading

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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.

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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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