Monday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children
Readings of the day: RB 5:1-13Mass: 2 Samuel 5:1-7, 10; Resp. Psalm 89; Mark 3:22-30 Thinker on a Rock, Barry Flanagan (British, 1941-2009)
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Whoever listens to you listens to me.(RB 5:6/Lk 10:16)
Some years
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Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 4:22-43Mass: 1 Samuel 24:3-21; Resp. Psalm 57; Mark 3:13-19


Jesus went up to the mountain andsummoned those whom he wanted
January 19, 2018 Read More

Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: 4:1-21Mass: 1 Samuel 18:6-9; 19:1-7; Resp. Psalm 56; Mark 3: 7-12
Saul was jealous of David.


We’ve been gathering for these blog posts since September 2017. Today begins our second journey through St Benedict’s chapter, ‘The Tools for Good Works’. As we continue to reflect upon t
January 18, 2018 Read More

Saturday before Epiphany, Saint André Bessette (d. 1937)

Lectio Divina

First Saturday of the Month
Readings of the day: RB Prol. 39-44Mass: 1 John 5:5-13; Resp. Psalm 147; Mark 1:7-11 or Luke 3:23-38



From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.(Communion Antiphon, Mass)
Saint Benedict exhorts us to
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Friday before Epiphany: Saint John Neumann, First American Male Saint (1811-1860)

Lectio Divina
First Friday of the Month
Readings of the day: RB Prol. 33-38Mass: 1 John 3:11-21; Resp. Psalm 100; John 1:43-51

It seems to me what we hear today can’t be more straightforward, apparently the same message we’ve heard for some time now, namely, ‘Beloved: This is the message you have heard from the beginning: we s
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