Saint Januarius (d. 305)

Lectio Divina
Wednesday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 4:22-43
Mass: 1 Co 12:31-13:13; Resp Ps 33; Lk 7:31-35


Love is patient, love is kind.
We have before us today two sources which help us to better understand the meaning of love. First, th

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Pope St Pius X (1835-1914)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 64:7-22
Mass: Ezk 28:1-10; Resp Ps (Dt 32); Mt 19:23-30


We have given up everything and followed you. What will there be for us?

My response to Peter: There is always something else to rid ourselves of, to give up. Put more eloquen
August 21, 2018 Read More

Loving with God Love

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“What God longs for us to do is to live in the truth Jesus reveals.  This means believing in God’s absolute, unconditional love, not in a notional way but one that transforms our attitudes and whole approach to life” (Essence of Prayer, p.51-52).  Th

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August 19, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 62 The Priests of the Monastery
Mass: Ezk 16:1-15, 60, 63; Resp Ps (Is 12); Mt 19:3-12


Double FaceBronze, by Giacomo ManzùOstia Antica, Italy

In today's Collect at Mass, we pray: 'Clothe us, Lord God, with the virtues of t
August 17, 2018 Read More

Lord, show us your mercy and love

Lectio Divina
Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Saint Sharbel Makhlūf (d. 1898)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 44 The Reconciliation of Those Excommunicated
Mass: Mi 7:14-15, 18-20; Resp Ps 85; Mt 12:46-50


God will cast into the depths of the sea all our sins.
We s
July 24, 2018 Read More
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