Fifth Sunday of Lent

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 39 The Amount of Food to be AvailableMass: Jr 31:31-34; Resp Ps 51; Heb 5:7-9; Jn 12:20-33For Year A: Ezk 37:12-14; Resp Ps 130; Rm 8:8-11; Jn 11:1-45

Whoever serves me must follow me, says the Lord;and where I am, there also will my servant be.(Verse before the Gospel, Mass)
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March 18, 2018 Read More

Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 34 Fair Provision for the Needs of AllMass: Is 65:17-21; Resp Ps 30; Jn 4:43-54



In a recent conversion, I said something I didn’t believe, namely, ‘life is about mediocrity’. While the words came from my mouth, I suspect a dear friend and mentor of mine turned in his g
March 12, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:62-70Mass: 1 Kings 11:29-32; 12:19; Resp. Psalm 81; Mark 7:31-37
Sr Veronique on her daily walk
Then Jesus ordered them to tell no one;but the more he ordered them, the more zealously they proclaimed it.
Here we have the people’s reaction to Jesus opening the ears and releasing the tongue of a
February 09, 2018 Read More

Feast of Saints Robert, Alberic and Stephen, Founders of Citeaux

Daily Lectio
Robert Molesme (First Abbot of Cîteaux, d. 1110), Alberic (Robert’s successor, d. 1109), and Stephen Harding (Alberic's successor, d. 1134): Cistercian Abbots of Cîteaux


Readings of the day: RB 7:5-9Mass for celebration of the Cistercian Abbots: Sirach 44:1, 10-15; Resp. Psalm 115; Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-16; Mark 10:2
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Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 4:22-43Mass: 1 Samuel 24:3-21; Resp. Psalm 57; Mark 3:13-19


Jesus went up to the mountain andsummoned those whom he wanted
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