Monday of the Third Week of Lent

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 28 The Treatment of Those Who RelapseMass: 2 K 5:1-15ab; Resp Ps 42-43; Lk 4:24-30 

But Jesus passed through the midst of them and went away.
Picture if you will the scene in today’s Gospel. I see this: Jesus speaks to the people. He challenges their way of thinking and doing. Not liking what J
March 05, 2018 Read More

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent

Lectio Divina
Saint Peter Damian (1007-1072)
Readings of the day: RB 18:1-6 The Order for Reciting the PsalmsMass: Jon 3:1-10; Resp. Ps 51; Lk 11:29-32

Even now, says the Lord,return to me with your whole heart for I am gracious and merciful.(Verse before the Gospel, Mass)
In this year’s Lenten message, Pope Franc
February 21, 2018 Read More

Saturday after Ash Wednesday

Lectio Divina
The Seven Holy Founders of the Servite Order: Mendicant Order, founded 1233 in Italy
Seven Founders of the Order of Servites, Rosselli Matteo
Readings of the Day: RB 14 The Celebration of Vigils on the Feasts of SaintsMass: Is 58:9b-14; Resp. Ps 86; Lk 5:27-32
Jesus’ words for Levi are f
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Saint Ignatius of Antioch

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 13:12-14Mass: Romans 1:16-25; Resp. Psalm 19; Luke 11:37-41
The Pharisees are exasperated with Jesus’ breach of etiquette. How dare he have such poor table manners! I picture Jesus rolling his eyes while exclaiming, “Oh, you Pharisees! Although you cleanse the outside of the cup and the dish, inside you are filled with plunder and evil. You fools!”
Lest I be too quick to judge, I reflect on how often I am as foolish the Pharisees—when am I more concerned with how I
October 17, 2017 Read More
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