Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

In other years: Saint Katharine Drexel (1858-1955)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 28 Unlawful Association with the Excommunicated
Mass: Si 27:4-7; Resp Ps 92; 1 Co 15:54-58; Lk 6:39-45

Thanks be to God who gives us the victory through Our Lord Jesus Christ. 

I am thinking of a boss I had nearly 30 years ago; a woman I still call the best boss I ever had. There was something that stood out among her many qualities. Although I would not have used the word humility then, I use it now. She had the humility and wisdom to surround herself with people who were strong where she was weak.
March 03, 2019 Read More

Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 19 Our Approach to Prayer
Mass: Si 1:1-10; Resp Ps 93; Mk 9:14-29

The sand of the seashore, the drops of rain, the days of eternity; who can number these?
Happy Monday. It is raining cats and dogs in this neck of the woods. The rain is relentless. For comfort in whatever space and mood you find yourself in, the author of the Book of Sirach gives much beauty to ponder: All wisdom comes from the Lord and with him it remains forever, and is before all time … He has poured her forth upon all his works, upon every living thing according to his bounty; he has lavished her upon his friends. 
February 25, 2019 Read More

Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day

RB: Ch 17 The Number of Psalms to be Sung at the Hours
Mass: Gn 8:6-13, 20-22; Resp Ps 116; Mk 8:22-26

I see people looking like trees and walking.

PEOPLE BROUGHT TO JESUS A BLIND MAN AND BEGGED JESUS TO TOUCH HIM.
 
Men and women are eternally Beggars of Love … they seek a place where they can finally be loved but they can't find it. 
(Pope Francis, General Audience, February 20, 2019)
February 20, 2019 Read More

Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day

RB: Ch 16 The Hours of the Work of God During the Day
Mass: GN 6:5-8, 7:1-5, 10; Resp Ps 29; Mk 8:14-21

The waters of the flood came upon the earth.


Jesus has a question: Are your hearts hardened?

February 19, 2019 Read More

Sunday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

In other years: Saint Scholastica (480-547), twin sister of Saint Benedict

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 8 The Divine Office at Night
Mass: Is 6:1-2a, 3-8; Resp Ps 138; Resp 1Co 15:1-11; Lk 5:1-11

For astonishment at the catch of fish they had made seized him and all those with him, and likewise James and John.

February 11, 2019 Read More
Latest Blog

Unknown

...

Be Still My Heart

Be Still My Heart

July 05, 2020

“You have hidden these things from the wise and t...

Daily Lectio

Daily Lectio

April 26, 2020

Click "Read More" to connect to the latest from Sr. Ger...

Monastery Lentils

June 02, 2019

A popular Guest House recipe that is vegan, easy to mak...

Sheltering in Place in the Redwoods

Sheltering in Place in the Redwoods

July 01, 2020

WHITEHORN, California — The first time I visited ...

Sign Up For Our Email List

I'm Also Interested In:

Thank you for your love and support!

The Sisters of Redwoods Monastery