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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 22:1-14

Mat 22:1  And Jesus answering, spoke again in parables to them, saying: Mat 22:2  The kingdom of heaven is likened to a king who made a marriage for his son. Mat 22:3  And he sent his servants to call them … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 21:33-43, 45-46

Text in red, if any, are my additions. 33. Hear ye another parable. There was a man an householder, who planted a vineyard, and made a hedge round about it, and dug in it a press, and built a tower, … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 20:1-16

Mat 20:1  The kingdom of heaven is like to an householder, who went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.Mat 20:2  And having agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 18:21-19:1

Mat 18:21  Then came Peter unto him and said: Lord, how often shall my brother offend against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Mat 18:22  Jesus saith to him: I say not to thee, till seven times; but … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 18:15-20

Text in red are my notations. This part treats first of fraternal correction (Matt 18:15-20); secondly, of fraternal forgiveness (Matt 18:21-35). 15. But if thy brother shall offend against thee, go and rebuke him between thee and him alone. If … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 16:21-27

Text in red are my additions. 21. From that time Jesus began to show to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the ancients, and scribes, and chief priests, and be put to death, … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 11:28-30

Mat 11:28  Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you. Mat 11:29  Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Mathew 15:21-28

The ruin of the blind leaders and of those led by them has been announced (Matt 15:14), so that the evangelist considers it incumbent on him to show the affection of our Lord for the chosen people, first by his … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 14:22-36

22. And forthwith Jesus obliged his disciples to go up into the boat, and to go before him over the water, till he dismissed the people. 23. And having dismissed the multitude, he went up into a mountain alone to … Continue reading

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Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 14:13-21

Mat 14:13  Which when Jesus had heard, he retired from thence by a boat, into a desert place apart, and the multitudes having heard of it, followed him on foot out of the cities. Which when Jesus had heard (i.e., … Continue reading

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