Tuesday of the Second Week of Advent

Daily Lectio

Pope St Damasus I (304-384)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 58:1-16 The Procedure for Receiving New Members
Mass: Is 40:1-11; Resp Ps 96 (Is 40:10ab); Mt 18:12-14

In the desert prepare the way of the Lord!
December 11, 2018 Read More

Monday of the Second Week of Advent

Daily Lectio

Human Rights Day

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 57 The Artisans of the Monastery
Mass: Is 35:1-10; Resp Ps 85 (Is 35:4f); Lk 5:17-26

Come, O Lord, visit us in peace, that we may rejoice before you with a blameless heart.

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December 10, 2018 Read More

Prepare the Way

Chapter Talks

The Second Sunday of Advent opens with the cry of John the Baptist out of the wilderness: ‘Prepare the Way’. This cry is intended to pierce our hearts so that we may be ready for the new unfolding life of ‘the God who is to come’.

December 09, 2018 Read More

Saint Ambrose (337-397); First Friday of the Month

Daily Lectio

Friday of the First Week of Advent
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 55:1-14 Clothing and Footwear for the Community
Mass: Is 29:17-24; Resp Ps 27: Mt 9:27-31

The Lord is my light and my salvation.

December 07, 2018 Read More

Saint Nicholas (d. middle of 4th century)

Daily Lectio

Thursday of the First Week of Advent

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 54 The Reception of Letters and Gifts in the Monastery
Mass: Is 26:1-6; Resp Ps 118; Mt 7:21, 24-27

The Lord is an eternal Rock.

December 06, 2018 Read More
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