Saint Peter Canisius (1521-1597) ; O Radiant Dawn

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 64:7-22Mass: Songs 2:8-14 or Zephaniah 3:14-18a; Resp. Psalm 33; Luke 1:39-45

O Radiant Dawn, splendor of eternal light, sun of justice:
come and shine on those who dwell in darkness and in the shadow of death!

December 21, 2017 Read More

O Key of David

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 64:1-6Mass: Isaiah 7:10-14; Resp. Psalm 24; Luke 1:26-38

O Key of David, opening the gates of God’s eternal Kingdom:come and free the prisoners of darkness!


December 20, 2017 Read More

O Root of Jesse's Stem

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 63:10-19Mass: Judges 13:2-7, 24-25a; Resp. Psalm 71; Luke 1:5-25 A redwood in the monastery's groove

O Root of Jesse’s stem, sign of God’s love for all his people:come to save us without delay!
December 19, 2017 Read More

‘O’ Antiphon

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 63:1-9Mass: Jeremiah 23:5-8; Resp. Psalm 72; Matthew 1:18-25
O Adonai

I pass on a suggestion from a friend, for each day of the ‘O’ Antiphons:Carry the name of Jesus and that day, the title for Him as a prayer in your heart,as you are walking, working, moving.
December 18, 2017 Read More

Third Sunday of Advent: Gaudete Sunday

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 62Mass: Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11; Resp. Psalm (Lk 1); 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near.
Welcome to Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of
December 17, 2017 Read More
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