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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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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Philippians 4:6-9

This post begins with a brief analysis of Philippians 4 followed by comments on verses 6-9. Text in purple represent MacEvilly’s paraphrasing of the scripture he is commenting on. Text in red, if any, are my additions. ANALYSIS OF PHILIPPIANS … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Philippians 2:1-11

This post opens with Fr. MacEvilly’s brief analysis of Philippians chapter 2, followed by his commentary on verses 1-11. Text in purple indicates his paraphrasing of the text he is commenting on. In this chapter, the Apostle fervently exhorts the … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s 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 … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 18:21-19:1

Mt 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? What moved St. Peter to ask this question is variously accounted for. Some say, he … Continue reading

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Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 14:7-9

This post contains Fr. MacEvily’s brief analysis of chapter 14 of Romans followed by his notes on today’s reading. It also includes his paraphrase of the verses he is commenting on. These paraphrases are in purple text. ANALYSIS: The Apostle … Continue reading

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