Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time: Martin Luther King Jr Day

Daily Lectio

Maur and Placid, Disciples of Benedict Readings of the day: RB 2:33-40Mass: 1 Samuel 15:16-23; Resp. Psalm 50; Mark 2:18-22
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

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Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 6Mass: Isaiah 55:6-9; Psalm 145; Philippians 1:20c-24, 27a; Matthew 20:1-16a
In Chapter 6 of the Holy Rule, Saint Benedict addresses the importance of cherishing silence in the monastery. We read: “the disciple’s role is to
be silent and listen.” A most fitting prayer for today can be found in the Gospel Acclamation for Mass and Saint Paul’s Letter to the Philippians.

ART: IVAN MESTROVICRecently we received some conferences on prayer in the monastic tradition by Fr. Daniel Hombergen OCSO.  I was moved by Fr. Daniel’s reflections of Enzo Bianchi’s book, Why Pray, How to Pray especially the chaptersOn the subjects of The Initiative God takes in relationship,“ and “The germinating of authentic prayer

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