Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

 Readings of the day: RB 13:12-14Mass: Ezk 17:22-24; Resp Ps 92; 1 Co 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34



We are courageous.
We ‘aspire to please the Lord’, as St Paul tells us. The Lord continually calls us wherever we find ourselves, ‘whether we are at home or away,’ to nurture the seed of faith rece

June 17, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time: Saint Bede the Venerable (673-735)

Daily Lectio

Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary TimeSaint Bede the Venerable (673-735)
Readings of the day: RB 6 Restraint of SpeechMass: Jm 5:9-12; Resp Ps 103; Mk 10:1-12


N.B. This reflection closed a week-long retreat for a community of Benedictine monks.
Because of the hard

May 25, 2018 Read More

Daily Lectio

Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the ChurchSt Christopher Magallanes and Companions (1915-1937)
Readings of the day: RB 4:44-62Mass: Ja 3:13-18; Resp Ps 19; Mk 9:14-29For the Memorial, Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church: Gn 3:9-15, 20 or Ac 1:12-14; Resp Ps 87; Jn 19:25-34

May 21, 2018 Read More

Feast of Saints Philip and James

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB Prol 8-13Mass: 1 Co 15:1-8; Resp Ps 19; Jn 14:6-14


I AM THE WAY AND THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE.
I do not want to be doomed to mediocrity in my feeling for Christ. I want to feel. I want to love. Take me, dear Lord, and set me in the direction I am to go.(F. O’Connor, A Prayer Journal, p.

May 03, 2018 Read More

Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Daily Lectio

Saint George (c. 303); Saint Adalbert of Prague (956-997) St George and the Dragon, Novgorod 15th century

Readings of the day: RB 65:11-22Mass: Ac 11:1-18; Resp Ps 42-43; Jn 10:1-10
Auguri, Papa Francesco (Jorge Mario Bergoglio).Buon onomastico!
Congratulations, P

April 23, 2018 Read More
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