Friday of the First Week of Lent

Daily Lectio

Saint Polycarp (- 155), Bishop, MartyrDAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING FOR PEACE

Readings of the day: RB 18:12-19Mass: Ezk 18:21-28; Resp. Ps 130; Mt 5:20-26
If you are angry with a brother or sister, you will be liable to judgement;and if you insult a brother or sister, you will be liable to council;and if yo

February 23, 2018 Read More

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent

Daily Lectio

Saint Peter Damian (1007-1072)
Readings of the day: RB 18:1-6 The Order for Reciting the PsalmsMass: Jon 3:1-10; Resp. Ps 51; Lk 11:29-32

Even now, says the Lord,return to me with your whole heart for I am gracious and merciful.(Verse before the Gospel, Mass)
In this year’s Lenten message, Pope Franc

February 21, 2018 Read More

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: WORLD DAY OF THE SICK

Daily Lectio

In other years: Our Lady of Lourdes
Readings of the day: RB 9 The Number of Psalms at the Night OfficeMass: Lv 13:1-2, 44-46; Resp. Psalm 32; 1 Co 10:31-11:1; Mark 1:40-45
Mother Teresa ministering to the sickDo not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets;I have come not to abolish but to fulfill.(Mt 5:17

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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 

It seems to me what we hear today can’t be more straightforward, apparently the same message we’ve heard for some time now, namely, ‘Beloved: This is the message you have heard from the beginning: we s

January 05, 2018 Read More
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