O Root of Jesse

Daily Lectio

December 19

Readings of the Day

RB: Ch 63:10-19

Mass: Jg 13:2-7, 24-25a; Resp Ps 71; Lk 1:5-25

Be careful to take no wine or strong drink and eat nothing unclean.

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O Key of David

Daily Lectio

December 20

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 64:1-6 The Election of an Abbess
Mass: Is 7:10-14; Resp Ps 24; Lk 1:26-38


Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.

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O Rising Dawn

Daily Lectio

December 21

Saint Peter Canisius, priest, Doctor of the Church (1521-1597)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 64:7-22
Mass: Sg 2:8-14 or Zp 3:14-18a; Resp Ps 33; Lk 1:39-45

O my dove in the clefts of the rock, in the secret recesses of the cliff, Let me see you, let me hear your voice, For your voice is sweet, and you are lovely.

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Come, O Desire of Nations

Daily Lectio

December 22

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 65:1-10 The Prioress of the Monastery
Mass: 1 S 1:24-28; Resp Ps (1 S 2); Lk 1:46-56

O gates, lift high your heads: grow higher ancient doors. Let him enter, the king of glory!

December 22, 2018 Read More

O Emmanuel

Daily Lectio

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 65:11-22
Mass: Mi 5:1-4a; Resp Ps 80; Heb 10:5-10; Lk 1:39-45

He shall be peace.

December 23, 2018 Read More
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