Entries by Terence Crotty OP

Lectio Divina – Quotes related to the 26th Sunday

Each week we post lectio divina aids in the form of quotes from the Church Fathers and other notable authors in relation to the Sunday Gospel. This week there quotes are in relation to the 26th Sunday in Ordinary time (year A). Catena Aurea, Matthew 21:28-32. St. Jerome (340/2-420): He speaks to the Gentile people […]

Lectio Divina – Quotes related to the 25th Sunday

This week we resume our Lectio Divina series. Each week we post lectio divina aids in the form of quotes from the Church Fathers and other notable authors in relation to the Sunday Gospel. This week there quotes are in relation to the 25th Sunday in Ordinary time (year A). Catena Aurea, Mt 20:1-16, Sunday […]

Lectio Divina, Pentecost Sunday

The Venerable Bede (672/3-735): Here is shown the weakness of the Apostles. . . . He came in the evening, because they would be the most afraid at that time. St. Augustine (354-430): The shut door did not hinder the body, wherein Divinity resided. He could enter without open doors, who was as born without […]

Lectio Divina, Ascension Sunday

Writings of the fathers of the Church, Mt 28:16-20, Ascension Sunday The Venerable Bede (672/3-735): He goes before His disciples into Galilee, because “Christ is risen from the dead, the first fruits of them that slept” (1 Cor 15:20). And they that are Christ’s follow Him, and pass in their order from death to life, contemplating […]

Lectio Divina: quotes related to this weeks Gospel

Find below some quotes from the Church Fathers and other notable authors in relation to the Gospel of the second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) St. Augustine (354-430): The shut door did not hinder the body, wherein Divinity resided. He could enter without open doors, who was as born without a violation of His […]