Friday of the Second Week of Advent

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 61:1-5Mass: Isaiah 48:17-19; Resp. Psalm 1; Matthew 11:16-19


If you hearken to my commandments,your prosperity would be like a river,and your vindication like the waves of the sea.
During a lengthy drive yesterday, I became engrossed in the audio version of Graham Greeneā€™s
December 15, 2017 Read More

Thursday of the Second Week of Advent; Saint John of the Cross (d. 1591)

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 60Mass: Isaiah 41:13-20; Resp. Psalm 145; Matthew 11:11-15


WHOEVER HAS EARS OUGHT TO HEAR:
The LORD is gracious and merciful; slow to anger, and of great kindness.The LORD is good to all and compassionate toward all his works.
ALLELUIA.Let the clouds rains down a

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December 14, 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

Monday of the Second Week of Advent

Lectio Divina
Saint Damasus I (c.304-84)
Readings of the day: RB 58:1-16Mass: Isaiah 35:1-10; Resp. Psalm 85; Luke 5:17-26

Hear the word of the Lord, O nations;Declare it to the distant lands:Behold, our Savior will come;you need no longer fear.(Entrance Antiphon, Mass)
I continue to marvel at the WOR
December 11, 2017 Read More

Second Sunday of Advent

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 57Mass: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11; Resp. Psalm 85; 2 Peter 3:8-14; Mark 1:1-8
John the Baptist - Chartres CathedralPrepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths:all flesh shall see the salvation of God.ALLELUIA.
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