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St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:57-66, 80

Ver57. Now Elisabeth’s full time came that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son.58. And her neighbors and her cousins heard how the Lord had shown great mercy upon her and they rejoiced with her. AMBROSE; If … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 1:5-17

This is the Gospel reading used for the Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist. It is used for both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the Rite. Ver  5. There was in the … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 4:26-34

Mar 4:26  And he said: So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the earth, Mar 4:27  And should sleep, and rise, night and day, and the seed should spring, and grow up whilst … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 3:19-35

19. —— And they went into an house. 20. And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread. 21. And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on … Continue reading

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St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 15:8-17

Ver 8. Herein is my Father glorified, that you bear much fruit; so shall you be my disciples.9. As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you: continue in my love.10. If you keep my commandments, you shall … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 15:1-8

Ver 1. I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.2. Every branch in me that bears not fruit he takes away: and every branch that bears fruit, he purges it, that it may bring forth more fruit.3. … Continue reading

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Preface to Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on the Gospel of Mark

Preface to the gospel according to St. Mark Isaiah 49:5, 6. My God shall be my strength. And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 16:1-7

Ver 1. And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had brought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint Him.2. And very early in the morning the first day of the … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 7:14-23

Ver 14. And when he had called all the people unto Him, He said unto them, “Hearken unto Me every one of you, and understand:15. There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him; but … Continue reading

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Aquinas’ Catnea Aurea on Mark 7:1-13

Ver 1. Then came together unto Him the Pharisees, and certain of the Scribes, which came from Jerusalem.2. And when they saw some of His disciples eat bread with defiled, that is to say, the unwashen, hands, they found fault.3. … Continue reading

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