Friday within the Octave of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 68 Assignment of Impossible Tasks
Mass: Acts 4:1-12; Resp Ps 118; Jn 21:1-14

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his mercy endures forever.
It's back to the normal routine of the daily. Simon Peter and his companions go to their fishing. They catch nothing. Maybe they were dozing off forgetting the events of the past days. Dawn arises and Jesus stands at the shore. The disciples did not realize it was Jesus. Do we recognize Jesus in the daily? In a smile, an embrace, in the child, the sick, the aged who needs our attention? 

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Thursday within the Octave of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 67 Those Who Are Sent on a Journey
Mass: Acts 3:11-26; Resp Ps 8; Lk 24:35-48

O Lord, our God, how wonderful your name in all the earth!

Peter's response to those who were amazed at the curing of the crippled man, 'Why do you look so intently at us as if we made him walk by our own power or piety?', takes me to the psalmist: Not to us, Lord, not to us, but to your name give the glory(Ps 115).

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Wednesday within the Octave of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 66 The Porter of the Monastery
Mass: Acts 3:1-10; Resp Ps 105; Lk 24:13-35

Rejoice, O hearts that seek the Lord.


We can become despondent for a variety of reasons. We accept things the way they are and just keep on with the daily drudgery without making real effort to change.

April 24, 2019 Read More

Tuesday within the Octave of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 65:11-22
Mass: Acts 2:36-41; Resp Ps 33; Jn 20:11-18

The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.

JESUS SAID TO HER, 'MARY!'

What is a name? A name is the song we sing we when we see someone.

April 23, 2019 Read More

Monday within the Octave of Easter 2019

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 65:1-10 The Prior or Prioress of the Monastery
Mass: Acts 2:14, 22-33; Resp Ps 16; Mt 28:8-15

Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope.

MARY MAGDALENE AND THE OTHER MARY WENT AWAY QUICKLY FROM THE TOMB, FEARFUL YET OVERJOYED, AND RAN TO ANNOUNCE THE NEWS TO THE DISCIPLES.

April 22, 2019 Read More
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