Thursday before Epiphany

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB Prol. 21-32Mass: 1 John 3:7-10; Resp. Psalm 98; John 1:35-42 Elizabeth Ann Seton

SAINT ELIZABETH ANN SETON(1774-1821)Wife, Mother of Five, WidowFoundress, American Sisters of CharityBeatified by Pope John XXIII, Canonized by Pope Paul VI, 14 September 19
January 04, 2018 Read More

Wednesday before Epiphany: The Most Holy Name of Jesus

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB Prol. 14-20Mass: 1 John 2:29-3:6; Resp. Psalm 98; John 1:29-34
O LORD, OUR LORD,HOW MAJESTIC IS YOUR NAME THROUGH ALL THE EARTH!(Mass, Communion Antiphon for Optional Memorial)
The Amplexus
(Christ embraces St Bernard  from the cross)
Introduced to Bernard of Clairvaux’s (1090-1153)
January 03, 2018 Read More

Tuesday before Epiphany: Saints Basil the Great (d. 379) and Gregory Nazianzen (d. 390)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB Prol. 8-13Mass: 1 John 2:22-28; Resp. Psalm 98; John 1:19-28 Our Holy Father, St BenedictLet us get up, then, at long last, for the Scriptures rouse us when they say:It is high time for us to arise from sleep (Rom 13:11).Let us open our eyes to the light that comes from God, and our ears t
January 02, 2018 Read More

Solemnity, Mary, the Holy Mother of God: World Day of Peace

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB Prologue 1-7Mass: Numbers 6:22-27; Resp. Psalm 67; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:16-21
Mary treasured all these words, and pondered them in her heart.
January 01, 2018 Read More

Fifth Day within the Octave of the Nativity of the Lord

Lectio Divina
Thomas Becket, Saint and Martyr (d. 1170)
Readings of the day: RB 71Mass: 1 John 2:3-11; Resp. Psalm 96; Luke 2:22-35
God so loved the world that he gave his Only Begotten Son,so that all who believe in him may not perish,but may have eternal life.(Entrance Antiphon, Mass)
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