Category Archives: Inspiration

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:44-45

44 For behold as soon as the voice of thy salutation sounded in my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy. Augustine: In order to say this, as the Evangelist has premised, she was filled with the Holy … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:42-43

42 And she cried out with a loud voice, and said: Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb. Ambrose: With a loud voice she exclaimed when she perceived the Lord’s coming, for she believed … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:39-41

39 And Mary rising up in those days, went into the hill country with haste into a city of Juda. Ambrose: Rejoicing in the fulfillment of her wish, and conscientious in the observance of her duty, she gladly went forth … Continue reading

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A Householder – Matt 13:49-52

51 Have ye understood all these things? They say to him: Yes. Jerome: This is spoken especially to the Apostles, whom He would have not to hear only as the multitude, but to understand as having to teach others. 52 … Continue reading

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A Net of Fish – Matt 13:47-50

47 Again the kingdom of heaven is like to a net cast into the sea, and gathering together of all kind of fishes. 48 Which, when it was filled, they drew out, and sitting by the shore, they chose out … Continue reading

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Pearls – Matt 13:45-46

45 Again the kingdom of heaven is like to a merchant seeking good pearls. 46 Who when he had found one pearl of great price, went his way, and sold all that he had, and bought it. Chrysostom: The Gospel … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasure – Matt 13:44

44 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a treasure hidden in a field. Which a man having found, hid it, and for joy thereof goeth, and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field. Hilary: This treasure is … Continue reading

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