Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 19 Our Approach to PrayerMass: 2 K 19:9b-11, 14-21, 31-35a, 36; Resp Ps 48; Mt 7:6, 12-14

How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life.
St Benedict echoes the teaching of Jesus in the Prologue of the Holy Rule: ‘Do not be daunted immediately by fear and run away from the road that l

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Wednesday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Saint Anthony of Padua, Doctor of the Church (d. 1231)

Readings of the day: RB 10 The Night Office in SummertimeMass: 1 K 18:20-39; Resp Ps 16; Mt 5:17-19
Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge;I say to the Lord: ‘My Lord are you.’
They multiply their sorrowswho court othe

June 13, 2018 Read More

The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Daily Lectio

Saturday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the day: RB 7:60-61Mass: Is 61:9-11; Resp Ps (1 S 2) or 2 Tm 4:1-8; Resp Ps 71; Lk 2:41-51
Mary, of her was born Jesus who is called the Messiah. (Mt 1:16)
Mary was greatly troubled and pondered (Lk 1:29); Mary said, ‘Behold, I am the handmaid of th

June 09, 2018 Read More

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 7:59Mass: Ho 11:1, 3-4, 8c-9; Resp Ps (Is 12); Ep 3:8-12, 14-19; Jn 19:31-37
NB. This reflection was presented at a Communion Service today. The reader will recognize echoes from other blog posts, most noticeably that of May 25, 2018.
May Christ dwell in our hearts through faith.
The theo

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Tuesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 7:19-23Mass: 1 P 1:10-16; Resp Ps 98; Mk 10:28-31

Peter began to say to Jesus…
If we have given up everything and followed Jesus then let us gird up the loins of our minds, live soberly, and set our hopes completely on the grace to be brought to us at the revelation of Jesus

May 29, 2018 Read More
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