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Commentaries for the Memorial of the Passion of St John the Baptist

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 2, 2017

READINGS:

NABRE. Bible Translation used in the USA.

NJB. Used in most other English speaking countries.

COMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST READING: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

My Notes on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8.

COMMENTARIES ON THE RESPONSORIAL: Psalm 139:1-3, 4-6.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 139.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 139.

Pope St John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 139.

COMMENTARIES ON THE GOSPEL READING: Mark 6:17-29.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Mark 6:17-29 (and Matt 14:1-2).

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 6:17-29.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 6:17-29.

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