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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 15:29-37

Mat 15:29  And when Jesus had passed away from thence, he came nigh the sea of Galilee: and going up into a mountain, he sat there. From thence, that is, the confines of Tyre and Sidon, where the singular faith … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on John 1:6-8, 19-28

6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. “There was,” etc. The object of the Evangelist here may be to correct an error which seemed to prevail, that the Baptist was the Messiah (Luke 3:15; John 1:19). … Continue reading

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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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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:20-28

Text in purple indicates Fr. MacEvilly’s paraphrasing of the verse he is commenting on. In some instances the paraphrasing is the only commentary he offers. 1Co 15:20  But now Christ is risen from the dead, the firstfruits of them that … 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 MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 25:1-13

Mat 25:1  Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride. Mat 25:2  And five of them were foolish and five wise. Mat 25:3  But … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 23:1-12

1 THEN Jesus spoke to the multitudes and to his disciples, “Then,” after He had reduced to silence His adversaries, and had employed all possible remedies in vain, to effect the conversion of the Scribes and Pharisees; after He had … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:7-13

This post opens with Fr. MacEvilly’s brief analysis of 1 Thess chapter 2, followed by his notes on verses 7-13. Text in purple indicates his paraphrasing of the verses he is commenting on. ANALYSIS OF 1 THESSALONIANS CHAPTER 2 In … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10

In Father MacEvilly’s day it was a common practice among commentators to include a paraphrase of the text they were commenting on. I’ve included his paraphrase of the text in purple, with his notes following. 1Th 1:2  We give thanks … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 21:33-43, 45-46

Ver 33. “Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far … Continue reading

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