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Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts of Apostles 13:22-26

22. And when he had removed him, he raised them up David to be king: to whom giving testimony, he said: I have found David, the son of Jesse, a man according to my own heart, who shall do all … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 5:6-10

This post includes Father Callan’s brief summary of 2 Cor 5:1-10 followed by his notes on verses 1, 6-10. AGAIN ASSERTING HIS HOPE OF A GLORIOUS RESURRECTION ST. PAUL SAYS HE SEEKS ONLY TO PLEASE CHRIST, HIS FUTURE JUDGE A … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1

To help provide context a summary of 4:13-18 and 5:1-10 is supplied. THE APOSTLES WERE COMFORTED IN THEIR TRIBULATIONS BY THE HOPE OF A GLORIOUS RESURRECTION A Summary of 2 Corinthians 4:13-18~Having explained the purpose of God in permitting the … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentry on Hebrews 9:11-15

This post includes a brief summary of chapter 9 followed by commentary on reading. THE SUPERIOR EXCELLENCE OF CHRIST’s SACRIFICE A Summary of Hebrews 9:1-28 In the preceding Chapter the author has shown us how Christ was the ideal High … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48

Act 10:25  And it came to pass that when Peter was come in, Cornelius came to meet him and falling at his feet adored. Falling at his feet adored. It was customary with the Orientals thus to honor one of … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 9:26-31

26. And when he was come into Jerusalem, he essayed to join himself to the disciples; and they all were afraid of him, not believing that he was a disciple. 27. But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 4:1-12

1. And as they were speaking to the people, the priests, and the officer of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them, The officer of the temple, who was a priest entrusted with maintaining public order in the Temple. … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on Acts 4:32-37

Acts of the Apostles, 1 John and the Gospel of John, are used extensively in the Liturgy of the Easter Season. Here you can find a list of resources (books, podcasts, etc) to help you become better acquainted with these … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 5:1-13

THE CASE OF THE INCESTUOUS MAN A Summary of 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 So absorbed were the Corinthians in their party strifes that the internal perfection of Christian life and the observance of ecclesiastical discipline seem to have become to them things … Continue reading

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Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 4:14-21

EXHORTATION TO THE FAITHFUL A Summary of 1 Corinthians 4:14-21 14-21. After severely upbraiding the factionists at Corinth the Apostle now gives expression to the tender love which he really bears toward the faithful there. He is their spiritual father, and … Continue reading

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