Saint Agatha (martyred, c. 3rd century)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 7:55Mass: 1 Kings 8:1-7, 9-13; Resp. Psalm 132; Mark 6:53-56


To stir the imagination, I looked at three different translations of today’

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February 05, 2018 Read More

Saint Blaise (d. 316); Saint Ansgar (d. 865); Blessed Virgin Mary

Lectio Divina
Readings if the day: RB 7:49-50Mass: 1 Kings 3:4-13; Resp. Psalm 119; Mark 6:30-34



A life of faith means wanting to be with the Lord,and that means constantly searching for him wherever he is.(Pope Francis, Tweet, 
February 03, 2018 Read More

Thursday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 7:35-43Mass: 1 Kings 2:1-4, 10-12; Resp. Psalm (1 Chr 29); Mark 6:7-13


From today’s readings, two texts, rich in simplicity and depth of meaning:
Be steadfast in your heart and trust in the Lord.(RB 7:37/Ps 27:14)
Grant us, Lord our God,that we may honor you
February 01, 2018 Read More

Tuesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 7:31-33Mass: 2 Samuel 18: 9-10, 14b, 24-25a, 30-19:3; Resp. Psalm 86; Mark 5:21-43


If I but touch his clothes, I will be made well.
I think about the woman who had been suffering with hemorrhages for twelve years. The NRSV paints a bleak picture: ‘S
January 30, 2018 Read More

Saint Angela Merici, Founder of the Ursulines (1470-1540)

Lectio Divina
Blessed Virgin Mary
Readings of the day: R 7:10-18Mass: 2 Samuel 12:1-7a 10-17; Resp. Psalm 51; Mark 4:35-41


Jesus rebuked the wind, and said to the sea,‘Quiet! Be still!’
With Jesus’ words to the raging wind and sea, the wind ceased and there was a great calm. Slow
January 27, 2018 Read More
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