O Wisdom - December 17

Daily Lectio

HAPPY 82ND BIRTHDAY, POPE FRANCIS!
AD MULTOS ANNOS, FRANCISCUS!

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 62 The Priests of the Monastery
Mass: Gn 49:2, 8-10; Resp Ps 72; Mt 1:1-17

Rejoice, O heavens, and exult, O earth; for our Lord will come to show mercy to his poor.
December 17, 2018 Read More

Let us Rejoice

Chapter Talks

We have a beautiful lyrical movement from the Second Sunday of Advent to this Third Sunday: Gaudete Sunday, the Sunday to rejoice and give praise.  Like a musical composition, the composer’s main theme is building towards its climax, always with its immediate goal present in mind and heart: ‘the God who is coming’. 

December 17, 2018 Read More

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
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