First Saturday of the Month: Saint Katherine Drexel (1858-1955):

Lectio Divina
Saint Katherine Drexel (1858-1955): American; heiress; philanthropist; foundress Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier University of Louisiana; canonized 2000.

Readings of the day: RB 26 Unlawful Association with the ExcommunicatedMass: Mi 7:14-15, 18-20; Resp Ps 103; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32

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Second Sunday of Lent

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Readings of the day: RB 19 Our Approach to PrayerMass: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Resp Ps 116; Rm 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10


This is my beloved Son.Listen to him.
Today’s Gospel prompted me to pull out picture postcards from a 2000 pilgrimage to the Holy Land. One of my favorite excursio
February 25, 2018 Read More

Transfiguration - Transformed in Love

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The gospel for the Second Sunday of Lent is always the Transfiguration; it parallels the First Sunday   What immediately precedes the Temptations of Jesus is his baptism in the Jordan.  As Jesus comes up out of the waters he hears the voice of his Abba, ‘You are my beloved Son’.  Michael Casey in his book, Fully Human Fully Divine, transl
February 25, 2018 Read More

Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time: MARDI GRAS

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 11 Vigils or Night Office on SundayMass: Jm 1:12-18; Resp. Ps 94; Mk 8:14-21

Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above,coming down from the Father of lights.(Jm 1:17)
Like the disciples in today’s Gospel account, we forget the gifts God has bestowed upon
February 13, 2018 Read More
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