Wednesday within the Octave of Easter

Lectio Divina

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 66 The Porter of the Monastery
Mass: Acts 3:1-10; Resp Ps 105; Lk 24:13-35

Rejoice, O hearts that seek the Lord.


We can become despondent for a variety of reasons. We accept things the way they are and just keep on with the daily drudgery without making real effort to change.

April 24, 2019 Read More

Tuesday within the Octave of Easter

Lectio Divina

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 65:11-22
Mass: Acts 2:36-41; Resp Ps 33; Jn 20:11-18

The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.

JESUS SAID TO HER, 'MARY!'

What is a name? A name is the song we sing we when we see someone.
April 23, 2019 Read More

Monday within the Octave of Easter 2019

Lectio Divina

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 65:1-10 The Prior or Prioress of the Monastery
Mass: Acts 2:14, 22-33; Resp Ps 16; Mt 28:8-15

Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope.

MARY MAGDALENE AND THE OTHER MARY WENT AWAY QUICKLY FROM THE TOMB, FEARFUL YET OVERJOYED, AND RAN TO ANNOUNCE THE NEWS TO THE DISCIPLES.
April 22, 2019 Read More

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

Lectio Divina

In other years: St Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Readings of the Day
RB: RB 64 The Election of an Abbot or Abbess
Mass: Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Resp Ps 118; Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6b-8; SequenceVictimae paschali laudes; Jn 20:1-9

I have risen, and I am with you still, alleluia.

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April 21, 2019 Read More

Saturday of Holy Week (Holy Saturday)

Lectio Divina
Christ became obedient for us even to death, death on a cross.
JESUS CHRIST … SUFFERED UNDER PONTIUS PILATE, WAS CRUCIFIED, DIED AND WAS BURIED; HE DESCENDED INTO HELL.
(The Apostles' Creed)
On Holy Saturday the Church waits at the Lord's tomb in prayer and fasting, meditating on His Passion and Death and on His descent into Hell, and awaiting His Resurrection.
April 20, 2019 Read More
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