Monday of the Second Week of Advent

Daily Lectio
Saint Damasus I (c.304-84)
Readings of the day: RB 58:1-16Mass: Isaiah 35:1-10; Resp. Psalm 85; Luke 5:17-26

Hear the word of the Lord, O nations;Declare it to the distant lands:Behold, our Savior will come;you need no longer fear.(Entrance Antiphon, Mass)
I continue to marvel at the WOR
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Second Sunday of Advent

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 57Mass: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11; Resp. Psalm 85; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Mark 1:1-8
John the Baptist - Chartres CathedralPrepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths:all flesh shall see the salvation of God.ALLELUIA.
Welcome to the Second Wee
December 10, 2017 Read More

Second Sunday of Advent

Chapter Talks

'Prepare the way of the Lord’:  this is the proclamation for the Second Sunday of Advent.  Jean Danielou wrote over 40 years ago these words that so aptly describe our present day reality:  “The Baptist’s message is addressed to a world held captive by sin and death, powerless to free itself, a world destined for dea
December 10, 2017 Read More

Saint Ambrose (d. 397); Thursday of the First Week of Advent

Daily Lectio
Anniversary of the Bombing of Pearl Harbor (1941)

Readings of the day: RB 55:1-14Mass: Isaiah 26:1-6; Resp. Psalm 118; Matthew 7:21, 24-27

Trust in the Lord forever!For the Lord is an eternal Rock.
At table, we are reading J. Pérennès’s, 
December 07, 2017 Read More

Saint Nicholas (4th century), Wednesday of the First Week of Advent

Daily Lectio
 Readings of the day: RB 54Mass: Isaiah 25:6-10a; Resp. Psalm 23; Matthew 15:29-37

Russian Icon of St Nicholas
In today’s Gospel we hear of the great crowds that came to Jesus. Many with visible afflictions were brought to Him: the mut
December 06, 2017 Read More
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