Pope St Pius X (1835-1914)

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 64:7-22
Mass: Ezk 28:1-10; Resp Ps (Dt 32); Mt 19:23-30


We have given up everything and followed you. What will there be for us?

My response to Peter: There is always something else to rid ourselves of, to give up. Put more eloquen

August 21, 2018 Read More

Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 62 The Priests of the Monastery
Mass: Ezk 16:1-15, 60, 63; Resp Ps (Is 12); Mt 19:3-12


Double FaceBronze, by Giacomo ManzùOstia Antica, Italy

In today's Collect at Mass, we pray: 'Clothe us, Lord God, with the virtues of t

August 17, 2018 Read More

Lord, show us your mercy and love

Daily Lectio

Tuesday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Saint Sharbel Makhlūf (d. 1898)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 44 The Reconciliation of Those Excommunicated
Mass: Mi 7:14-15, 18-20; Resp Ps 85; Mt 12:46-50


God will cast into the depths of the sea all our sins.
We s

July 24, 2018 Read More

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

Daily Lectio

Wednesday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day: RB 7:24-30Mass: 1 P 1:18-25; Resp Ps 147; Mk 10:32-45
Gertrud von Helfta, Merazhofen Pfarrkirche ChorgestühlLOVE ONE ANOTHER INTENSELY FROM A PURE HEART.
Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealo

May 30, 2018 Read More
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