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Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:14-23

Posted by Dim Bulb on August 25, 2018

Text in red are my additions.

14. For whoever are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
15. For you have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear: but you have received the spirit of adoption of sons, in which we cry, Abba (Father)
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14. Those who have the Spirit of God dwelling within then are acted on, guided, led, and directed, by that Spirit. Christ was led by the Spirit into the desert, and the devil asked him if he was the Son of God (Matt 4:1, 3). The Ethiopic version reads: Whoever do those things which belong to the Spirit of God: that is, as in the last verse, mortify the deeds of the flesh . These are truly and really sons of God, having a heavenly nature. On a certain day the sons of God came to stand before the Lord, Job 1:6. We cannot, says Saint Chrysostom, dispose of our own lives, but should give ourselves up, soul and body, to the guidance of the Spirit of God, our helmsman, and our charioteer. But this control and guidance of the Spirit of God is not coercive or forcible. It implies the motion and, in a passive sense, inclination of our will, such as does not exclude freedom of action. To be led by the Spirit of God is to consent to his leading, and give it our voluntary obedience, confident that it must lead us to increase of grace and justice, and to life eternal.

15. You have not received the spirit of bondage again. Again, because the spirit of the law of Moses was a spirit of servitude and fear. Holy men under the old law were sons of God only in an imperfect manner, and in a lesser degree, like slaves, differing in nothing from servants, Gal 4:1. What you have received is the spirit of sonship or adoption, entitling you to say with Christ, and with all confidence, Our Father. As the divine Word gave himself to Christ, the Man, so that the Man named Christ, is the Son of God: so in proportion the Holy Spirit is given us in Baptism in such way as to make us Sons of God. Cornel, a Lap. in loc.

The Apostle contrasts the spirit of bondage not with the spirit of freedom, but the spirit of adoption; not merely free, but free as sons.

He does not say, we say Abba, but we cry; boldly, loudly, confidently, publicly. Instructed by holy precepts, and formed by divine institution, we venture to say, OurFather. Abba is the Hebrew or Syriac word for father, and to it he joins the Greek word with the same meaning, to signify that Jews and Gentiles are together called to the adoption of the sons of God. Saint Augustine, lib. de Spiritu et litcra, 32 de Cons. Evan. 4.

It is also possible that Saint Paul refers to the prayer of our Lord in the garden, Abba, Father, all things are possible to thee; as an encouragement to address him by the same title, with the same confidence in his affection, under similar circumstances of trouble or despondency.

Before the coming of Christ the people of God were undoubtedly entitled in a certain sense to speak of God as their father, but only in a metaphorical sense, and on the ground of creation. “Now, Lord, thou art our Father; we are the clay, and thou our Maker” (Isa 64:8. In some translations, 64:7). This is clearly applicable to all the race of men. And on the ground of providence: “Thy Providence, Father, governs the world” (Wis 14:3). But not on the ground and by right of adoption, an honour reserved for those who are sons of God in Christ, and which is expressed in the formula of the Apostle, Abba, Father.

16. For the Spirit itself gives testimony to our spirit, that we are sons of God.
17. And if sons, also heirs: heirs indeed of God, and co-heirs with Christ: if we suffer with him, that we may also be glorified with him
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16. The Spirit himself gives testimony. The cry of our hearts, inasmuch as it proceeds from the Spirit of God, is a testimony of our divine adoption. The giving to us the Spirit, is itself a testimony of this; for he is the Spirit of the Son, and God gives the Spirit of his Son to those only whom he would have for sons. The Apostle may possibly also include a reference in his mind to exterior testimonies, as in miracle or prophecy, more frequent in his days than in ours. Horror of sin, love of God, readiness to obey his commands, and to follow the motions of the Holy Spirit, peace and tranquility of conscience, troubled by no grave and conscious sin, are interior testimonies of the Spirit of God, with our spirit, that we are sons of God. We should not, however, with the heretics, come to regard this interior testimony as certain with the certitude of faith. Such testimony, in so far as it proceeds from the Holy Spirit, is certain and infallible in itself, but as presented to our consciousness it is certain only conjecturally and morally, because we are not sure whether it proceeds from the Holy Spirit, or from an evil spirit, transfiguring himself into an angel of light.

17. If sons, also heirs. God does not die, and his inheritance is not a succession. He is himself the inheritance. Heirs of God. The Lord is the portion of my inheritance, Ps 15:5. To the enjoyment of this inheritance, his adopted sons are admitted, in the Beatific Vision. An inheritance not diminished by the number of the sons, or reduced by division among many claimants, says St. Anselm.

Co-heirs with Christ, if we suffer with him. We are heirs of a living God, co-heirs with a man who died. Sharing his death, on our own cross, we shall be glorified with him in his inheritance. Without participation of the cross, there is no participation of glory; but the expectation of the promised beatitude is sure and certain, where there is participation in the Passion of the Lord. St. Leo, Serm., 9 de Quad.

18. For I reckon that the sufferings of this time are not to be compared with the future glory, which shall be revealed in us.
19. For the expectation of creation looks for the revelation of the sons of God.
20. For the creation was subjected to vanity not willingly, but on account of him who has made it subject in hope.
21. Because the creation itself also shall be set free from the servitude of corruption, into the freedom of the glory of the sons of God
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The consideration just mentioned, of sharing the sufferings of Christ, need not alarm any who would share his glory. All the sufferings of this life are not worthy of comparison for a moment, are a feather in the balance, compared with the immensity of the inheritance of glory, which shall be revealed to us at the last day. Even the irrational, and the inanimate creation longs in expectation for the revelation of the sons of God. This creation is subject to death and decay, corruption and change, not for its own sake, but on account of man, whose needs it subserves; but this is not for ever. At the resurrection it shall be delivered from this condition of perpetual change, corruption, and renewal, and have its part, according to its measure and degree, in the freedom of the glory of the sons of God.

18. Revealed in us. The Greek text has to us. Revealed from heaven, in our sight. But the worthless glory of this world is wholly external, a lightning flash, a breath of fame. The glory of God will be inherent in us, in soul and body, coexistent and superexistent. In us, but not from us, or of us, but of God.

19. By a personification the Apostle figures the inferior creation as longing earnestly for the day of the revelation of the sons of God. The Greek word αποκαραδοκια (apokaradokia)  signifies the attitude of a listener in earnest expectation. This statement must be considered in some degree poetical and figurative, at least as regards the inanimate creation.

It is not now always apparent who are the sons of God. Many appear so, who are not so in reality; others are so, but are not known to be. That day shall be the revelation of the sons of God.

Why should the Christian fear that for which all creation ardently longs?

21. The creature itself also shall be set free. Change, generation, corruption, the movements of the heavenly bodies, will all cease. The elements will be endowed with new qualities and powers. There will be new heavens, a new earth. As the nurse of a young king participate in the regal splendour at the coronation; or as slaves are magnificently arrayed for their master’s glory.
Saint Chrysostom.

22. For we know that all creation groans and labours as in travail until now.
23. And not only these things, but we ourselves also, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, we also groan within ourselves, looking out for the adoption of the sons of God, the redemption of our body
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22. Heaven and earth, all the elements and all the creatures, from the beginning of the world till now, groan and cry, as if in the pains of labour, earnestly longing for the reign of their Creator, and the redemption into freedom of the sons of God, for whose service they were made. And yet we, those very sons of God, love our own slavery, fear the coming of our liberator, tremble at his approach, recoil in terror from the thought of that
kingdom, for the coming of which we daily pray.

Be not lowered below the level of the inferior creation. Do not acquiesce in, and be satisfied with things present:but longing for the kingdom of God, groan for the delay of our departure from this world. Saint Chrysostom.

23. Not the lower creation only, but we also, the Apostles, the first believers, who have received first and most abundantly the gifts of the Holy Spirit, faith, hope, charity, all Christian graces and supernatural gifts, and the miraculous powers then frequent in the early church, yet weighed down by the body of this death, groan within ourselves, panting for the full completion of our adoption, when, by the immortality of the body, we shall be set free from mortality, concupiscence, and all the ills and miseries of life. Not satisfied with what we have received, but rather allured to the desire of a more perfect promise. The gifts given us in this life are first fruits, the beginnings of complete redemption, urging the Saints of God to look forward to the full harvest.

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Sept. 15~Commentaries for the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 7, 2018

Note: If I’m not mistaken the Lectionary currently allows alternates for both the first and Gospel readings.; this is reflected below. To ensure my assumption one should consult a current Lectionary or Missal.

FIRST READING:

Bernardin de Piconio’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:14-22.

Father Callan’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:14-22.

Navarre Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:14-22.

ALTERNATE FIRST READING:

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Hebrews 5:7-9.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Hebrews 5:7-9.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Hebrews 5:7-9.

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Psalm 116:12-13, 17-18

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 116.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 116.

Pope St John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 116:10-19.

GOSPEL READING:

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on John 19:25-27.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on John 19:25-27.

St Cyril  of Alexandria’s Commentary on John 19:25-27.

Navarre Commentary on John 19:25-27.

ALTERNATE GOSPEL READING:

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 2:33-35.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 2:33-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 2:33-35.

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Commentaries on the Sunday and Daily Readings (Trinity Sunday to the End of the Year)

Posted by Dim Bulb on November 28, 2017

ORDINARY TIME
YEAR I
SUNDAY CYCLE A

June 4. Commentaries for the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time (Pentecost Through Holy Trinity).
June 11. Commentaries for the Tenth Week of Ordinary Time.
June 18. Commentaries for he Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time.
June 25. Commentaries for the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 2. Commentaries for the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 9. Commentaries for the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 16: Commentaries for the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 23. Commentaries for the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
July 30. Commentaries for the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time.
Aug. 6. Commentaries for the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
Aug. 13. Commentaries for the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time.
Aug. 20. Commentaries for the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time.
Aug. 27. Commentaries for the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 3. Commentaries for the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 10. Commentaries for the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 17. Commentaries for the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 24. Commentaries for the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 1. Commentaries for the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 8. Commentaries for the Twenty-Seventh Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 15. Commentaries for the Twenty-Eighth Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 22. Commentaries for the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time.
Oct. 29. Commentaries for the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time.
Nov. 5. Commentaries for the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time.
Nov 12. Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Week in Ordinary Time.
Nov. 19. Commentaries for the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time.
Nov 26. Thirty-Fourth and Final Week in Ordinary Time.

NEXT YEAR’S POSTS. Begins with the first Sunday of Advent, Dec 3, 2017, and runs to Dec 1, 2018.

 

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Commentaries and Resources for the First Week of Lent

Posted by Dim Bulb on November 25, 2017

FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT, Years A, B, C
Note: we are in Year C.

Year A: Commentaries for the First Sunday of Lent.

Year B: Commentaries for the First Sunday of Lent.

Year C: Commentaries for the First Sunday of Lent.

MONDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 19.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 19.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 19.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 19.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 19.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 25:31-46.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 25:31-46.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 25:31-46.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 25:31-46.

TUESDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Isaiah 55:10-11. On 6-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Isaiah 55:10-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 34.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 34.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 34.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 34.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 6:7-15.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 6:7-15.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 6:7-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 6:7-15.

WEDNESDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

My Notes on Jonah 3:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Jonah 3:1-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 51.

St John Fisher’s Sermons on Psalm 51. Psalm 50 in Fisher’s translation. The Fourth Penitential Psalm. He treated of the Psalm in two parts, and at some length.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 51.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 51.

St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 51.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 51.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 51.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 11:29-32.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 11:29-32.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 11:29-32.

THURSDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Esther c:12, 14-16, 23-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 138.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 138.

Pseudo-St Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

Father Ronald Knox’s Meditation on Psalm 138.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 138.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 7:7-12.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 7:7-12.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 7:7-12.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 7:7-12.

FRIDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Ezekiel 18:21-28.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 130.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 130.

Pseudo-Albert the Great’s Commentary on Psalm 130.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 130.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 5:20-26.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 5:20-26.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 5:20-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 5:20-26.

SATURDAY OF THE FIST WEEK OF LENT

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Deuteronomy 26:16-19.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 119.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 119:1-8.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Catechesis on Psalm 119.

Psallam Domino on Psalm 119:1-8. Follows the Greek/Vulgate numbering thus designating this Psalm as 118.

Maldonado’s Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 5:43-48.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48. On 38-48.

Father Maas’ Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Matthew 5:43-48.

SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT, YEARS A, B, C
Note: We are in Year C

Year A: Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Lent.

Year B: Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Lent.

Year C: Commentaries for the Second Sunday of Lent.

Next Week’s Posts.

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Commentaries for the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time, Year II

Posted by Dim Bulb on November 11, 2017

SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Note: We are in Year B.

Year A: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday.

Year B: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday.

Year C: Commentaries for the Sixth Sunday.

MONDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 1:1-11.

My Notes on James 1:1-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on James 1:1-11.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 119.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Ps 119:67-76.

Pending: My Notes on Psalm 119:67, 68, 71, 72, 75, 76. Today’s verses.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:11-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:11-13.

TUESDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 1:12-18.

Pending: My Notes on James 1:12-18.

Navarre Bible Commentary on James 1:12-18.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 94.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 94.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:14-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:14-21.

WEDNESDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2018 Lent begin on this day. For commentaries on the Ash Wednesday readings and the rest of Lenten season readings go here.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 1:19-27.

My Notes on James 1:19-27. On 17-27.

Pending: Navarre Bible Commentary on James 1:19-27.

Aquinas’ Homily Notes on James 1:19-27 in Two Parts.

Part One: Homily Notes on James 1:19-21. On 17-21.
Part Two: Homily Notes on James 1:22-27.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 15.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 15.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 15.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Commentary on Psalm 15.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 15.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:22-26.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:22-26.

THURSDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Pending: Navarre Bible Commentary on James 2:1-9.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 2:1-9.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 34.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 34.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 34.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:27-33.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 8:27-33.

FRIDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on James 2:14-24, 26.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 2:14-24, 26. On 14-26.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 112.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 112.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 112.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 112.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 8:34-9:1.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 8:34-9:1.

SATURDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on James 3:1-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 12.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 12.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 12.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 12.

St Robert Bellarmine’s Commentary on Psalm 12.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Mark 9:2-13.

Catholic Scripture Manual on Mark 9:2-13.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Mark 9:2-13.

SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year B.

Year A: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday.

Year B: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday.

Year C: Commentaries for the Seventh Sunday.

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Commentaries for the Fourth Week of Advent

Posted by Dim Bulb on September 23, 2017

SPECIAL NOTE: The weekday readings for the Fourth Week of Advent always fall sometime between December 17-24. Click on the link provided and find the appropriate date with its corresponding commentaries.

FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
We are in Year B

Year A Commentaries.

Year B Commentaries.

Year C Commentaries.

Last Week’s Posts.

MONDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

 

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

TUESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

 

WEDNESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

 

THURSDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

 

FRIDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

SATURDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT

Pick the appropriate date. Commentaries on the weekday readings Dec 17-24.

 

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Commentaries for the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 15, 2017

FINAL SUNDAY OF THE YEAR: THE SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE
We are in Year C

Year A: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

Year B: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

Year C: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

MONDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20.

My Notes on Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 1:1-6, 8.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on the Responsorial: Daniel 3:52-56.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 21:1-4.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:1-4.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:1-4.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 2:31-45.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 2:31-45.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:5-11.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 21:5-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:1-4.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:12-19.

My Notes on Luke 21:12-19.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:12-19.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 6:12-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 6:12-28.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:20-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:20-28.

Pending (maybe): My Notes on Luke 21:20-28.

 

FRIDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St Jerome’s Commentary on Daniel 7:2-14. On 1-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Daniel 7:2-14.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 21:29-33.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 21:29-33.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2019 this day falls on Nov. 30, the Feast of St Andrew, Apostle. The first link is to commentaries on the readings for that feast.

2019. Commentaries for the Feast of St Andrew, Apostle.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 10:9-18. On 9-21.

Pending: Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 10:9-18.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 19.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 19.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 19.

My Notes on Matthew 4:18-22. On 12-22.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Matthew 4:18-22. On 12-22.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Matthew 4:18-22. On 12-22.

 

 

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Commentaries for the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 15, 2017

THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in year C

Year A: Commentaries for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for he Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time.

MONDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Maccabees 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 562-63.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 119.

My Notes on Psalm 119:53, 61, 134, 150, 155, 158.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 18:35-43.

Redemptoris Missio on Luke 18:35-43.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 18:35-43.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 18:35-43.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 2 Maccabees 6:18-31.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 3.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 3.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 3.

My Notes on Psalm 3.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 19:1-10.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 19:1-10.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 19:1-10.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 19:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 19:1-10.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 2 Maccabees 7:1, 20-31.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 17.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 17.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 17.

My Notes on Psalm 17:1m 5-6, 8, 15.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 19:11-28.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 19:11-28.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 19:11-28.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Maccabees 2:15-29.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 50.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 50.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 19:41-44.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 19:41-44.

Haydock Bible Commentary on Luke 19:41044. On 41-47.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 19:41-44.

FRIDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Maccabees 4:36-7, 52-59.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 19:45-48.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 19:45-48.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Navarre Bible Commentary on 1 Maccabees 6:1-13.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 9.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 9.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 20:27-40.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 20:27-40.

FINAL SUNDAY OF THE YEAR: THE SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE
We are in Year C

Year A: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

Year B: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

Year C: Commentaries for the Solemnity of Christ the King.

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Commentaries for the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 15, 2017

THIRTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We Are in Year C.

Year A: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

MONDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 11:29-36. On 25-36.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 11:29-36.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 11:29-36. On 25-36.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 11:29-36.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 69.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 69.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 14:12-14.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:12-14.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 14:12-14.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:12-14.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 12:5-16. On 3-16.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 12:5-16. On 1-16.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 12:5-16.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 12:5-16.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 131.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 131.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 131.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:15-24.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

St John Chrysostom’s Homiletic Commentary on Romans 13:8-10.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 13:8-10. On 7-10.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 13:8-10.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 13:8-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 13:8-10.

Bishop Bonomelli’s Homily on Romans 13:8-10.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 112.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 112.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 112.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 112.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:25-33.

Cornelius a Lapide’s Commentary on Luke 14:25-33.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 14:25-33. On 25-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:25-33.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 14:7-12.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 14:7-12.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 14:7-12.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 14:7-12.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 27.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 27.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 27.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 27.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 15:1-10.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 15:1-10.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 15:1-10.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 15:1-10. On 1-32.

FRIDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 15:14-21. On 14-24.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 15:14-21.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 15:14-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 15:14-21.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 98.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 98.

Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 98.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 98.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 16:1-8. On 1-9.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 16:1-8. On 1-9.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 16:1-8. On 1-9.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 16:1-8.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2019 this day falls on Nov 9, the Feast of the Dedication of Lateran Basilica. The first link is to commentaries on the readings of that feast. Remaining links are for the normal Mass of the day.

2019. Commentaries for the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 16:3-9, 16, 22-27.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 16:3-9, 16, 22-27.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 16:3-9, 16, 22-27.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 145.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 145.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 145.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 16:9-15.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 16:9-15.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 16:9-15.

THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year C

Year A: Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

 

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Commentaries for the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time, Year I

Posted by Dim Bulb on July 14, 2017

THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We are in Year C

Year A: Commentaries for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

MONDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2019 this day falls on October 28, the Feast of Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles. The first link is to commentaries for that Feast. Remaining links are to the normal weekday readings.

2019. Commentaries for the Feast of Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:12-17.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:12-17.

Father Haydock’s Commentary on Romans 8:12-17.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:12-17. On 8-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:12-17.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Homily Notes on Romans 8:13.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 68.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 68.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:10-17.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Luke 13:10-17.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:10-17.

TUESDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25. On 18-27.

Father Boylan’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25.

Father Rickaby’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:18-25. On 14-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:18-25.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 126.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 126.

A Patristic/Medieval Commentary on Psalm 126.

Pope Benedict XVI’s Commentary on Psalm 126.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:18-21.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:18-21.

WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:26-30.

Bishop MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:26-30.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:26-30. On 14-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:26-30.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 13.

St Thomas Aquinas’ Lecture on Psalm 13.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:22-30.

My Notes on Luke 13:22-30.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:22-30.

THURSDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 8:31b-39. On 31-39.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 8:31b-39. On 31-39.

Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 8:31b-39. On 31-39.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 8:31b-39.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 109.

Father McSwiney’s Introduction to Psalm 109. St Joe of O Blog.

Pending: St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 109.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 13:31-35.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Homiletic Commentary on Luke 13:31-35.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 13:31-35.

FRIDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2019 this day falls on Nov. 1, the Solemnity of All Saints. The first link is to commentaries for that solemnity. the remaining links are to the normal weekday Mass readings.

2019. Commentaries for the Solemnity of All Saints.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 9:1-5.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 9:1-5.

Pending: Father MacEvilly’s Commentary on Romans 9:1-5.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 9:1-5.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 147.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 147.

Pope John Paul II’s Commentary on Psalm 147:12-20.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 14:1-6.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:1-6.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:1-6.

SATURDAY OF THE THIRTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME
In 2019 this day falls on Nov. 2, the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls). The first link is to commentaries for the commemoration and the remaining links are to the normal weekday Mass readings.

2019. Commentaries for the Commemoration of All Souls.

Today’s Mass Readings.

Today’s Divine Office.

Father Callan’s Commentary on Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29.

Father de Piconio’s Commentary on Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29. On all of chapter 11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29.

Father Boylan’s Introduction to Psalm 94.

St Augustine’s Notes on Psalm 94.

Aquinas’ Catena Aurea on Luke 14:1, 7-11.

St Cyril of Alexandria’s Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-11.

Navarre Bible Commentary on Luke 14:1, 7-11.

THIRTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
We Are in Year C.

Year A: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year B: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Year C: Commentaries for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time.

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