Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 10 The Night Office in SummertimeMass: Jm 1:1-11; Resp. Ps 119; Mk 8:11-13

Whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy,because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
Welcome to Monday. The above words from St James may bring comfort as we begin a new wor

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Thursday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio


Readings of the day: RB 7:35-43Mass: 1 Kings 2:1-4, 10-12; Resp. Psalm (1 Chr 29); Mark 6:7-13


From today’s readings, two texts, rich in simplicity and depth of meaning:
Be steadfast in your heart and trust in the Lord.(RB 7:37/Ps 27:14)
Grant us, Lord our God,that we may honor you

February 01, 2018 Read More

Tuesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio


Readings of the day: RB 7:31-33Mass: 2 Samuel 18: 9-10, 14b, 24-25a, 30-19:3; Resp. Psalm 86; Mark 5:21-43


If I but touch his clothes, I will be made well.
I think about the woman who had been suffering with hemorrhages for twelve years. The NRSV paints a bleak picture: ‘S

January 30, 2018 Read More

Saint Angela Merici, Founder of the Ursulines (1470-1540)

Daily Lectio

Blessed Virgin Mary
Readings of the day: R 7:10-18Mass: 2 Samuel 12:1-7a 10-17; Resp. Psalm 51; Mark 4:35-41


Jesus rebuked the wind, and said to the sea,‘Quiet! Be still!’
With Jesus’ words to the raging wind and sea, the wind ceased and there was a great calm. Slow

January 27, 2018 Read More

Saint Catherine of Alexandria (c.4th century), Blessed Virgin Mary

Daily Lectio


 Readings of the day: RB 46Mass: 1 Maccabees 6:1-13; Resp. Psalm 9; Luke 20:27-40 Miracle of the Wheel
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The Basilica of San Clemente in Rome is a wonder to behold; a must for any visitor to the eternal city. Enter a XII century basilica filled with magnificent frescoes and mosaics, explore

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