Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
 Readings of the day: RB 13:12-14Mass: Ezk 17:22-24; Resp Ps 92; 1 Co 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34

We are courageous.
We ‘aspire to please the Lord’, as St Paul tells us. The Lord continually calls us wherever we find ourselves, ‘whether we are at home or away,’ to nurture the seed of faith rece
June 17, 2018 Read More

Lectio Divina
Wednesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day: RB 7:24-30Mass: 1 P 1:18-25; Resp Ps 147; Mk 10:32-45
Gertrud von Helfta, Merazhofen Pfarrkirche ChorgestühlLOVE ONE ANOTHER INTENSELY FROM A PURE HEART.
Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealo
May 30, 2018 Read More

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Lectio Divina
Readings of the Day: RB 7:5-9Mass: Dt 4:32-34, 39-40; Resp Ps 33; Rm 8:14-17; Mt 28:16-20
Andrei Rublev, Holy Trinity
The mystery of the Blessed Trinity invites us to live in communion with one another, in love and in sharing: certain that wherever there is love, there is God.(Pope Francis,


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Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time: Saint Bede the Venerable (673-735)

Lectio Divina
Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary TimeSaint Bede the Venerable (673-735)
Readings of the day: RB 6 Restraint of SpeechMass: Jm 5:9-12; Resp Ps 103; Mk 10:1-12

N.B. This reflection closed a week-long retreat for a community of Benedictine monks.
Because of the hard
May 25, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Lectio Divina
Pope Saint John I (d. 526)
Readings of the day: RB 3:7-13Mass: Ac 25:13b-21; Resp Ps 103; Jn 21:15-19
Pope's Processional Cross 1987, Aspell / Bacigalupi / Kuklish, Maker
Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?
This is what Scripture scholar N.T. Wright has to say about today’s Gospel accou


May 18, 2018 Read More
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