Feast of Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 69Mass: 1 John 1:1-4; Resp. Psalm 97; John 20:1a, 2-8
Mary Magdalene ran.Simon Peter and the disciple whom Jesus loved ran,but the other disciple ran faster than Peter and arrived at the tomb first.He SAW and BELIEVED.
St. Peter and St. John at the Tomb of Christ / Giovanni Francesco Romanelli
December 27, 2017 Read More

Feast of Saint Stephen, the First Martyr

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 68Mass: Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59; Resp. Psalm 31; Matthew 10:17-22
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord:the Lord is God and has given us light.ALLELUIA. Icon of St StephenThe story of the stoning of Stephen from Acts woven into what we hear Jesus say to us in today
December 26, 2017 Read More

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day:RB 67. Those who are sent on a journey
Vigil Mass: Isaiah 62:1-5; Resp. Psalm 89; Acts 13:16-17, 22-25; Matthew 1:1-2Mass During the Night: Isaiah 9:1-6; Resp. Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14Mass at Dawn: Isaiah 62:11-12; Resp. Psalm 97; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:15-20Mass During the Day: Isaiah 52:7-10; Resp. Psalm 98; Hebrews 1:1-6; John 1:1-18
December 25, 2017 Read More

Fourth Sunday of Advent : Christmas Eve

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 66Mass: 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16; Resp. Psalm 89; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38 From the Cistercian Abbey of Quilvo, Curic√≥, Chile
Drop down dew from above, you heavens, and let the clouds rain down the Just One;let the earth be opened and bring forth a Savior.(Entrance Antiphon
December 24, 2017 Read More

O Antiphon - Emmanuel: Saint John of Kanty (1390-1473)

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 65:11-22Mass: Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24; Resp. Psalm 25; Luke 1:57-66


O Emmanuel, our King and Giver of Law:
come to save us, Lord our God!

MARANATHA.
December 23, 2017 Read More
Latest Blog
The Paradox of our Christian Faith

The Paradox of our Christian Faith

January 29, 2023

With paradox there is tension between two seemingly opp...

Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina

April 26, 2020

Click "Read More" to connect to the latest from Sr. Ger...

Monastery Lentils

June 02, 2019

A popular Guest House recipe that is vegan, easy to mak...

Sr. Kathy greets Pope Francis

Sr. Kathy greets Pope Francis

September 28, 2022

As part of the OCSO General Chapter, participants, Abbo...

Sign Up For Our Email List

I'm Also Interested In:

Thank you for your love and support!

The Sisters of Redwoods Monastery