Wednesday before Epiphany: The Most Holy Name of Jesus

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB Prol. 14-20Mass: 1 John 2:29-3:6; Resp. Psalm 98; John 1:29-34
O LORD, OUR LORD,HOW MAJESTIC IS YOUR NAME THROUGH ALL THE EARTH!(Mass, Communion Antiphon for Optional Memorial)
The Amplexus
(Christ embraces St Bernard  from the cross)
Introduced to Bernard of Clairvaux’s (1090-1153)
January 03, 2018 Read More

Tuesday before Epiphany: Saints Basil the Great (d. 379) and Gregory Nazianzen (d. 390)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB Prol. 8-13Mass: 1 John 2:22-28; Resp. Psalm 98; John 1:19-28 Our Holy Father, St BenedictLet us get up, then, at long last, for the Scriptures rouse us when they say:It is high time for us to arise from sleep (Rom 13:11).Let us open our eyes to the light that comes from God, and our ears t
January 02, 2018 Read More

Solemnity, Mary, the Holy Mother of God: World Day of Peace

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB Prologue 1-7Mass: Numbers 6:22-27; Resp. Psalm 67; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:16-21
Mary treasured all these words, and pondered them in her heart.
January 01, 2018 Read More

Fifth Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord

Lectio Divina
Thomas Becket, Saint and Martyr (d. 1170)
Readings of the day: RB 71Mass: 1 John 2:3-11; Resp. Psalm 96; Luke 2:22-35
God so loved the world that he gave his Only Begotten Son,so that all who believe in him may not perish,but may have eternal life.(Entrance Antiphon, Mass)
December 29, 2017 Read More

Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 70Mass: 1 John 1:5-2:2; Resp. Psalm 124; Matthew 2:13-18
Rise, take the child and his mother,flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you.

On the Feast of the Holy Innocents, it seems fitting and right to reflect upon the Holy Father’s 2017 Urbi et Orbi Christmas Messag
December 28, 2017 Read More
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