Thursday of the First Week of Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 2:11-15Mass: 1 Samuel 4:1-11; Resp. Psalm 44; Mark 1:40-45
Jesus preached the Gospel of the Kingdom andcured every disease among the people.ALLELUIA

We are busy this week listening to accounts of Jesus healing people and driving demons.  By this point we should be convinced
January 11, 2018 Read More

Feast of Saint Andrew (d. c.60)

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 49Mass: Romans 10:9-18; Resp. Psalm 19; Matthew 4:18-22
If you confess with you mouth that Jesus is Lordand believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead,you will be saved.
This verse from St Paul’s epistle to the Romans reminds me of the principal proclamation Pope Francis said must be on the lips of every catechist ringing out over and over, namely, 
Jesus Christ loves you; he gave his life to save you;and now he is li
November 30, 2017 Read More

Monday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 30Mass: Romans 11:29-36; Resp. Psalm 69; Luke 14:12-14
Anastasis- written through the hand of Mary Katsilometes On a few occasions I have heard one Catholic describe another as “a good Catholic.” I have wondered what someone must do to be “a good Catholic” and then questioned whether I am a one
November 06, 2017 Read More

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:59Mass: Isaiah 5:1-7; Resp. Psalm 80; Philippians 4:6-9; Matthew 21:33-43

Saint Paul offers sound advice, namely, “Do not be anxious at all,” while encouraging us,” Keep on doing what you have learned and received and heard and seen in me.”
With his words in mind, herewith Sun
October 08, 2017 Read More

SAINT WENCESLAUS; SAINT LAWRENCE RUIZ AND COMPANIONS

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:19-23Mass: Haggai 1:1-8; Resp. Psalm 149; Luke 9:7-9
When thinking about Herod the Tetrarch the first thing that came to mind was Psalm 1: “Blessed the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the company with scoffers.” Then I read Pope Francis’ tweet for today: “Encountering Jesus can give a decisive direction to our life, filling it with meaning.” Herod encountered Jesus; he encountered John the Baptist.
September 28, 2017 Read More
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