Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 70Mass: 1 John 1:5-2:2; Resp. Psalm 124; Matthew 2:13-18
Rise, take the child and his mother,flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you.

On the Feast of the Holy Innocents, it seems fitting and right to reflect upon the Holy Father’s 2017 Urbi et Orbi Christmas Messag
December 28, 2017 Read More

Feast of Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 69Mass: 1 John 1:1-4; Resp. Psalm 97; John 20:1a, 2-8
Mary Magdalene ran.Simon Peter and the disciple whom Jesus loved ran,but the other disciple ran faster than Peter and arrived at the tomb first.He SAW and BELIEVED.
St. Peter and St. John at the Tomb of Christ / Giovanni Francesco Romanelli
December 27, 2017 Read More

Feast of Saint Stephen, the First Martyr

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 68Mass: Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59; Resp. Psalm 31; Matthew 10:17-22
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord:the Lord is God and has given us light.ALLELUIA. Icon of St StephenThe story of the stoning of Stephen from Acts woven into what we hear Jesus say to us in today
December 26, 2017 Read More

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day:RB 67. Those who are sent on a journey
Vigil Mass: Isaiah 62:1-5; Resp. Psalm 89; Acts 13:16-17, 22-25; Matthew 1:1-2Mass During the Night: Isaiah 9:1-6; Resp. Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14Mass at Dawn: Isaiah 62:11-12; Resp. Psalm 97; Titus 3:4-7; Luke 2:15-20Mass During the Day: Isaiah 52:7-10; Resp. Psalm 98; Hebrews 1:1-6; John 1:1-18
December 25, 2017 Read More

Fourth Sunday of Advent : Christmas Eve

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 66Mass: 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16; Resp. Psalm 89; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38 From the Cistercian Abbey of Quilvo, Curicó, Chile
Drop down dew from above, you heavens, and let the clouds rain down the Just One;let the earth be opened and bring forth a Savior.(Entrance Antiphon
December 24, 2017 Read More
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