Saint Elizabeth of Hungary; Saint Hilda of Whitby

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 39Mass: Wisdom 13:1-9; Resp. Psalm 19; Luke 17:26-37


St Elizabeth of HungaryElizabeth of Hungary (1207-1231): queen; devoted wife and mother; widowed at 20; Franciscan tertiary; relieved the sick, poor, and elderly; courageous woman of faith; woman of prayer; died at
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Lectio Divina
SAINT GERTRUDE THE GREAT OF HELFTA (1256-1301/2)Medieval Mystic
Saint Margaret of Scotland (1046-1093)Queen, Patron of Scotland
Readings of the day: RB 38Mass: Wisdom 7:22b-8:1; Resp. Psalm 119; Luke 17:20-25
Solemnity of Saint Gertrude, Federation of Saint Gertrude, USA:Mass: Songs 8:6-7; Eph. 3:14-19; John 15:1-8
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Saint Albert the Great (1200-1280)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 37Mass: Wisdom 6:1-11; Resp. Psalm 82; Luke 17:11-19

FOR THOSE IN POWER A RIGOROUS SCRUTINY IMPENDS.(Wisdom 6:3)
Albert the Great, Universal Doctor, lover of wisdom—a man with power and in power—power he used for the glory of God. Born int
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Saint Charles Borromeo (1538-1584)

Lectio Divina
First Saturday of the Month
Readings of the day: RB 28Mass: Romans 11:1-2a, 11-12, 25-29; Resp. Psalm 94; Luke 14:1, 7-11
Charles Borromeo—a busy man! I am reminded of my daily commutes a piedi to school while studying in Rome. My route serpentined through the narrow streets and alleyways of the city. On Via di Ripetta I motored past the giant statue of Saint Charles Borromeo located in front of the apse of San Carlo al Corso, one of several churches in Rome dedi
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