Saturday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time: Saint Fabian, Pope, (d. 250); Saint Sebastian, (d. c. 300)

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 4:44-62
Mass: 2 Samuel 1:1-4, 11-12, 19, 23-27; Resp. Psalm 80; Mark 3:20-21

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Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 4:22-43Mass: 1 Samuel 24:3-21; Resp. Psalm 57; Mark 3:13-19


Jesus went up to the mountain andsummoned those whom he wanted
January 19, 2018 Read More

Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: 4:1-21Mass: 1 Samuel 18:6-9; 19:1-7; Resp. Psalm 56; Mark 3: 7-12
Saul was jealous of David.


We’ve been gathering for these blog posts since September 2017. Today begins our second journey through St Benedict’s chapter, ‘The Tools for Good Works’. As we continue to reflect upon t
January 18, 2018 Read More

Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time: Saint Anthony (d. 356)

Daily Lectio
 Readings of the day: RB 3:67-13Mass: 1 Samuel 17:32-33; Resp. Psalm 144; Mark 3:1-6
With plenty to say about today’s readings, I offer instead two items, not unrelated, I read this morning. First, the Holy Father’s Tweet:
We pray to God for the courage to ask forgiveness andto learn how to listen to what he is saying to us.
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Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 3:1-6Mass: 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Resp. Psalm 89; Mark 2:23-28
The Lord looks into the heart


I include here something a friend wrote recently. His words serve as a link between the Lord’s words to Samuel above, and today’s Gospel Acclamation (Ep 

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