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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:54-56

54 He hath received Israel his servant, being mindful of his mercy: Basil: Not Israel after the flesh, whom their own title made noble, but the spiritual Israel, which retained the name of faith, straining their eyes to see God … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:52-53

52 He hath put down the mighty from their seat, and hath exalted the humble. Bede: Through all generations of the world, by a merciful and just administration of Divine power, the proud do not cease to fall, and the … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:50-51

50 And his mercy is from generation unto generations, to them that fear him. Bede: She describes the condition of the whole hole human race. . . . Not only for me hath He that is mighty done great things, … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:48-49

48 Because he hath regarded the humility of his handmaid; for behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. Greek Expositor: I was content with things lowly, but now am I chosen to counsels unspeakable, and raised up from … Continue reading

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:46-47

46 And Mary said: My soul doth magnify the Lord. Greek Expositor: As if she said, Marvelous things has the Lord declared that He will accomplish in my body, but neither shall my soul be unfruitful before God. It becomes … Continue reading

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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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