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

Daily Lectio

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

Friday of the Second Week of Advent

Daily Lectio

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 Greene’s

December 15, 2017 Read More

Daily Lectio

SAINT BRUNO (c. 1032-1101); BLESSED MARIE ROSE DUROCHER (1811-1849)FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH
Readings of the day: RB 7:55Mass: Baruch 1:15-22; Resp. Psalm 79; Luke 10:13-16
I was struck this morning during Vigils with Psalm 79(80) which also serves as today’s Responsorial Psalm. Maybe it was a wake-up call. My

October 06, 2017 Read More

Listen, Child of God

Chapter Talks

Ephphatha, be opened.  What opens the ear to hear?  Is it not true that when the heart is open we are able to hear?  Feel into this reality for a moment: when my heart is closed or hardened by harsh judgments, hurt, presumptions, shadow stuff, worries, and you can add to the list, we do not hear.  We hear only our noise.

September 09, 2018 Read More

Loving with God Love

Chapter Talks

“What God longs for us to do is to live in the truth Jesus reveals.  This means believing in God’s absolute, unconditional love, not in a notional way but one that transforms our attitudes and whole approach to life” (Essence of Prayer, p.51-52).  Th

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