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

January 26, 2018 Read More

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

January 19, 2018 Read More

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Daily Lectio

Second Sunday in Ordinary TimeWorld Day of Migrants and RefugeesWeek of Prayer for Christian Unity
Readings of the day: RB 2:30-32Mass: 1 Samuel 3:3b-10, 19; Resp. Psalm 40; 1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20; John 1:35-42
Glorify God in your body
John standing. Two disciples too.He watchedJESUS walk byThe two heardThey followedHE turnedHE sawWhat are you looking for?Where are you staying?Come you will see<

January 14, 2018 Read More

Saturday of the First Week of Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Saint Hilary of Poitiers, Bishop and Doctor (d. 367)Blessed Virgin Mary
Readings of the day: RB 2:23-29Mass: 1 Samuel 9:1-4, 17-19; 10:1a; Resp. Psalm 21; Mark 2:13-17


Follow me.
While studying in Rome, one of my favorite walkabouts included the area of Via della Scrofa. Things were happening t

January 13, 2018 Read More

Monday of the Thirty-Fourth, or Last, Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio


Readings of the day: RB 48:1-9Mass: Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20; Resp. Psalm (Dn 3); Luke 21:1-4
She, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood.
The magnanimity of the poor widow makes me questionwhether or not I’ve given up everything to follow Christ.
There but for the grace of God go I.

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