The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

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Readings of the Day: RB 7:5-9Mass: Dt 4:32-34, 39-40; Resp Ps 33; Rm 8:14-17; Mt 28:16-20
Andrei Rublev, Holy Trinity
The mystery of the Blessed Trinity invites us to live in communion with one another, in love and in sharing: certain that wherever there is love, there is God.(Pope Francis,

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May 27, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time: Saint Bede the Venerable (673-735)

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Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary TimeSaint Bede the Venerable (673-735)
Readings of the day: RB 6 Restraint of SpeechMass: Jm 5:9-12; Resp Ps 103; Mk 10:1-12


N.B. This reflection closed a week-long retreat for a community of Benedictine monks.
Because of the hard

May 25, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter

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Pope Saint John I (d. 526)
Readings of the day: RB 3:7-13Mass: Ac 25:13b-21; Resp Ps 103; Jn 21:15-19
Pope's Processional Cross 1987, Aspell / Bacigalupi / Kuklish, Maker
Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?
This is what Scripture scholar N.T. Wright has to say about today’s Gospel accou

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May 18, 2018 Read More

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB Prol. 33-38Mass: Ac 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48; Resp Ps 98; 1 Jn 4:7-10; Jn 15:9-17
Artwork: https://discoveryseries.org/
GOD is LOVE.
In today’s Regina Coeli, Pope Francis called the love of Christ ‘a fundamental attitude of the heart.’ We might ask ourselves then: ‘What is the attitude of my he

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May 06, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter

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First Friday of the MonthLove is patient
Readings of the day: RB Prol. 14-20Mass: Ac 15:22-31; Resp Ps 57; Jn 15:12-17
LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I LOVE YOU.
What is the love that Jesus speaks of in his commandment? It is love that is demanding, self-sacrificing, enduring, unconditional, and unfeigned. In other words, love is pat

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May 04, 2018 Read More
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