A deserted place to pray

Daily Lectio
Sunday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 43:1-12 Tardiness at the Work of God or at Table
Mass: Jr 23:1-6; Resp Ps 23; Ep 2:13-18; Mk 6:30-34

Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and pray.
I was especially struck by the rea
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The Healing Hand of God

Daily Lectio
Friday of the Fifteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Saint Apollinaris (martyr 1st or 2nd century)

Readings of the Day:
RB: Ch 41 The Times for Community Meals
Mass: Is 38:1-6, 21-22, 7-8; Resp Ps (Is 38); Mt 12:1-8


Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord:'O Lord, remember how fa
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Daily Lectio
Saturday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary TimeThe First Martyrs of the Holy Roman ChurchBlessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the day: RB 23 Faults Which Deserve ExcommunicationMass: Lm 2:2, 10-14, 18-18; Resp Ps 74; Mt 8:5-17
Pour out your heart like water in the presence of the Lord.
We have times in our l

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Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Thursday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary TimeSaint Irenaeus (d. 202)

Readings of the day: RB 21 The Deans of the MonasteryMass: 2 K 24:8-17; Resp Ps 79; Mt 7:21-29
Only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven will enter the Kingdom of heaven.
It occurs to me that I should get down on my knees
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Thursday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (d. 1591)
Readings of the day: RB 17 The Number of Psalms to be Sung at the HoursMass: Si 48:1-14; Resp Ps 97; Mt 6:7-15

In praying, do not babble like the pagans.
St Benedict’s words on prayer ech

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