Friday after Ash Wednesday

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day: RB 13:12-14Mass: Is 58:1-9a; Resp. Ps 51; Mt 9:14-15


A day acceptable to the Lord
loose the bonds of injusticeundo the thongs of the yokelet the oppressed go freebreak every yokeshare your bread with the hungrybring the homeless p

February 16, 2018 Read More

ASH WEDNESDAY

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 12 The Celebration of Solemn LaudsMass: Joel 2:12-18; Resp. Ps 51; 1 Co 5:20-6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18

 
If the soul is always joyful, it is a good day.(Pope Francis, General Audience, Feb. 14, 2018)
St Benedict outlines ‘The Observance of Lent’ in Ch. 49 of the Holy Rule. One of my favorite li

February 14, 2018 Read More

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

Daily Lectio

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

Tuesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Saint Marianne Cope (d. 1918 after serving lepers in Hawaii for over 30 years)Saint Vincent, Deacon, Martyr (c. 304)
Readings of the day: RB 5:14-19Mass: 2 Samuel 6:12b-15; Resp. Psalm 24; Mark 3:31-35

David danced before the Lord with all his might.
The verse above is yet another one

January 23, 2018 Read More

Solemnity, Mary, the Holy Mother of God: World Day of Peace

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB Prologue 1-7Mass: Numbers 6:22-27; Resp. Psalm 67; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:16-21
Mary treasured all these words, and pondered them in her heart.

January 01, 2018 Read More
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