Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 10 The Night Office in SummertimeMass: Jm 1:1-11; Resp. Ps 119; Mk 8:11-13

Whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy,because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
Welcome to Monday. The above words from St James may bring comfort as we begin a new wor


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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

Saint Scholastica (c. 480-547)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 8 The Divine Office at NightMass: 1 Kings 12:26-32; 13:33-34; Resp. Psalm 106; Mark 8:1-10
St Scholastica with St Benedict
Today we celebrate St Scholastica, the twin sister of St Benedict of Nursia (c. 480-547). Together, they are known as the ‘holy twins’. What we know about Scholastica is cont
February 10, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 7:62-70Mass: 1 Kings 11:29-32; 12:19; Resp. Psalm 81; Mark 7:31-37
Sr Veronique on her daily walk
Then Jesus ordered them to tell no one;but the more he ordered them, the more zealously they proclaimed it.
Here we have the people’s reaction to Jesus opening the ears and releasing the tongue of a
February 09, 2018 Read More

Saint Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947): Former Slave, Canossian Sister

Lectio Divina
Saint Josephine Bakhita (1869-1947): Former Slave, Canossian Sister, Nurse during WWI and WWIISaint Jerome Emiliani (1486-1537): Universal Patron of Abandoned Children and Orphans
Sr Bakhita, center

Readings of the day: RB 7:60-61Mass: 1 Kings 11:4-13; Resp. Psalm 106; Mark 7:24-30
Humbly welcome the word
February 08, 2018 Read More
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