Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: WORLD DAY OF THE SICK

Lectio Divina
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
February 11, 2018 Read More

Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina

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 


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Friday before Epiphany: Saint John Neumann, First American Male Saint (1811-1860)

Lectio Divina
First Friday of the Month
Readings of the day: RB Prol. 33-38Mass: 1 John 3:11-21; Resp. Psalm 100; John 1:43-51

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

Christmas Eve – 2017

Chapter Talks
 What does the Incarnation bring us? St Joseph with the Child JesusLove, God’s love: At the center of Christmas is the mystery of God’s Love.  Are we aware of the immensity of this gift?   Are we aware of the implications this Love brings to and for our lives, and for our world?  This Love b
December 24, 2017 Read More

Wednesday of the Second Week of Advent; Saint Lucy (d.c.303)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 59Mass: Isaiah 40:25-31; Resp. Psalm 103; Matthew 11:28-30
Maestro de Perea - Saint Lucy. 1500
Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart;and you will find rest for yourse
December 13, 2017 Read More
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