Wednesday of the First Week of Advent

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 53:16-24
Mass: Is 25:6-10a; Resp Ps 23; Mt 15:29-37

The hand of the Lord will rest on this mountain.

December 05, 2018 Read More

Saint John Damascene, Doctor of the Church (7th-8th century)

Daily Lectio

Tuesday of the First Week of Advent

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 53:1-15 The Reception of Guests
Mass: Is 11:1-10; Resp Ps 72; Lk 10:21-24

I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike.

December 04, 2018 Read More

Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552)

Daily Lectio

Monday of the First Week of Advent

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 52 The Oratory of the Monastery
Mass: Is 2:1-5; Resp Ps 122; Mt 8:5-11

Come and save us, Lord our God; let your face shine upon us, that we may be saved.

December 03, 2018 Read More

The Entry of Eternity into Time

Chapter Talks

In our relation to the ‘God who is to come’ how do we wait? What is the interior demeanor that is asked of each of us if we are to receive this new manifestation of God’s life within us and in our midst? With our liturgy we have taken the first step into Advent; we are blessed to have these days to quiet down inside, to listen, to let go, to wait with our deepest longing.

December 02, 2018 Read More

O King of All Nations

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 65:1-10Mass: 1 Samuel 1:24-28; Resp. Psalm 1 Sm 2); Luke 1:46-56


O King of all nations and keystone of the Church;come and save us, whom you formed from the dust!
MARANATHA.
December 22, 2017 Read More
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