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Biblical Commentary: Catena Aurea

The Biblical commentary style of the Catena is quite ancient. It uses a pretty standard pattern: quote the scripture, then give quotes...

Biblical Commentary: Cornelius à Lapide

Few if any biblical commentaries come close to the depth and detail of Cornelius à Lapide. For the serious biblical scholar who wishes to...

True Devotion to Mary

There are few books on Our Blessed Mother more famous than St. Louis de Montfort's True Devotion to Mary. Perhaps people have recommended...

Imitation of Christ: Over-Familiarity

The Eighth Chapter Shunning Over-Familiarity DO NOT open your heart to every man, but discuss your affairs with one who is wise and who...

Happy Michaelmas!

Today is the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel. Please read this excellent article from Fish Eaters: https://www.fisheaters.com/customst...

Imitation of Christ: Reading Scripture

The Fifth Chapter Reading the Holy Scripture TRUTH, not eloquence, is to be sought in reading the Holy Scriptures; and every part must be...

Imitation of Christ: Prudence in Action

The Fourth Chapter Prudence in Action DO NOT yield to every impulse and suggestion but consider things carefully and patiently in the...

Imitation of Christ: Doctrine of Truth

The Third Chapter The Doctrine of Truth HAPPY is he to whom truth manifests itself, not in signs and words that fade, but as it actually...

The Imitation of Christ: Humble Self

The Second Chapter Having a Humble Opinion of Self EVERY man naturally desires knowledge [2] ; but what good is knowledge without fear of...

Imitation of Christ: Imitating Christ

The First Chapter Imitating Christ and Despising All Vanities on Earth HE WHO follows Me, walks not in darkness,” says the Lord (John...

 
 

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