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Haydock Catholic Bible Commentary. Haydock Catholic Bible Commentary. Haydock Catholic Bible Commentary Text Courtesy of Used by. See this online ebook: George Haydock’s Catholic Bible Commentary, edition: A Catholic Bible commentary compiled by the late Rev. HAYDOCK CATHOLIC BIBLE COMMENTARY. This Catholic commentary on the New Testament, following the Douay-Rheims Bible text, was originally.

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However, given the spartan resources available for Catholic publishing in England at the time, the Haydock Bible must be considered a remarkable achievement.

While hagdock, he continued his literary career with a series of prayer books see Other Published Works belowresponding to an increasing desire by Catholic congregations commehtary increase participation in the Mass. He promptly repaired and improved the existing execrable thatched roof structure that served as a Catholic chapel and shortly thereafter began planning for a new one.

He thus had independent sources of income which he often used to subsidize the poor missions he served. After Ugthorpe, Father Haydock’s next assignment was at the east coast port of Whitby.

Its substantial and continuing popularity is reflected in its long history of varied editions.

Inat eleven years of age, he was sent to further his education at the English College, DouaiEnglish spelling, Douay or Doway France, established in the 16th century for Catholic exiles, where provision was made for secondary education. With the approbation of the Archbishop of New York, who described it thus: As were many editions of the Bible at the time, Haydock’s was published and sold by subscription, a few leaves at a time.



For example, in his note to Exodus During the period of Penal Laws there was no official Catholic hierarchy in England, so there were no Catholic dioceses or parishes. All this we perform gratis.

And a huge amount of work. It remains in print and is still regarded for its apologetic value. This has my hope, too.

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However, Catholics used it effectively in their counteroffensive. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Monday, December 31st, the Monday after Christmas. Notify me of new comments via email. He made his objections known to his superiors, Thomas Smith —Vicar Apostolic of the Northern Vicariate, and Smith’s Coadjutor Thomas Penswick —a former classmate hydock Haydock’s at Douay; however, they sided against him.

George was the youngest son. Another appeal after Penswick’s death was successful, resulting in restoration of Haydock’s priestly faculties in Available at the Hathi Trust Digital Library. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form.

Updated 16 February to include additional links. In the church built a community centre named in Haydock’s honor. During the s and s, some “pocket” editions of the Catholic New Testament usually referred to as the Rheims Testament when published separately appeared, erroneously crediting “Canon Haydock” with the annotations.

Haydock took his text from the Challoner-MacMahon revision, but added a substantially extended commentary. Mullett has pointed out they were a significant part of a liturgical renewal taking place among the growing Catholic recusant population the verge of winning Emancipation.


Haydock eventually completed his new chapel and presbytery inand later added a school, a building that still stands see picture at left below. Subscribers would accumulate the sets of leaves over the years and ultimately have the completed Bible bound.

Its substantial and continuing popularity is reflected in its long history of varied editions. But they probably wish to keep the ignorant under the stupid delusion of supposing that Catholics are idolaters, because they have images To respond he undertook a two-hour horseback ride which evidently precipitated a heart attack.

It is not a purely human report or interpretation of divine revelation, and no part of its meaning is due solely to human causes. A Bishop was called a Vicar Apostolic and presided over “missions” in his jurisdiction.

Gradwell had served for a time in Rome and had been appointed coadjutor to the Vicar Apostolic of the London District. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Tozer Charles Spurgeon Voice of the Lord more. However, rather than sending the appeals to Rome, Gradwell sent them to Penswick, who ignored them. Have a blessed Lent. There is a nearby street, Cottam Hall Lane, which is a paved over former footpath to the old Haydock ancestral home, Cottam Hall.