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.

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

Homily on the Beatitudes – C, br. Daniel

Chapter Talks

Jesus’ Sermon on the Mountain, with His famous Blessings, is usually associated with the Evangelist Matthew, who gives the most elaborated version. But also Luke has his version. According to Luke, Jesus is rather descending into a valley – or at least towards ‘a stretch of level ground’. Though being closer to the earth, it is especially Luke who stresses the hereafter. Jesus speaks his consolation words to all those who appear to be unfortunate in this life: the poor, the hungry, the mourning and the suppressed.

February 17, 2019 Read More

Our Lady of Lourdes, Homily by Fr Daniel

Chapter Talks

In 1858 a young, simple and very poor girl had a series of experiences which became the origin of one of the greatest places of pilgrimage in the Christian world.

February 12, 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
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