Feast of Saint Andrew (d. c.60)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 49Mass: Romans 10:9-18; Resp. Psalm 19; Matthew 4:18-22
If you confess with you mouth that Jesus is Lordand believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead,you will be saved.
This verse from St Paul’s epistle to the Romans reminds me of the principal proclamation Pope Francis said must be on the lips of every catechist ringing out over and over, namely, 
Jesus Christ loves you; he gave his life to save you;and now he is li
November 30, 2017 Read More

Wednesday of the Thirty-Fourth, or Last, Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 48:22-25Mass: Daniel 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28; Resp. Psalm (Dn 3); Luke 21:12-19
By your perseverance you will secure your lives.


When I first entered monastic life, a sister said she would pray for my perseverance. No one had ever said that
November 29, 2017 Read More

Tuesday of the Thirty-Fourth, or Last, Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 48:10-21Mass: Daniel 2:31-45; Resp. Psalm (Dn 3); Luke 21:5-11


In today’s reading from the Rule, St Benedict speaks of the custom of reading an entire book straight through during the season of Lent (RB 48:15-16). Some years ago, I added the practice of reading a book straight through during the seas
November 28, 2017 Read More

Monday of the Thirty-Fourth, or Last, Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 48:1-9Mass: Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20; Resp. Psalm (Dn 3); Luke 21:1-4
She, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood.
The magnanimity of the poor widow makes me questionwhether or not I’ve given up everything to follow Christ.
There but for the grace of God go I.

November 27, 2017 Read More

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 47Mass: Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17; Resp. Psalm 23; 1 Cor. 15:20-26, 28; Matthew 25:31-46
WHATEVER YOU DID FOR ONEOF THE LEAST SISTERS OR BROTHERS OF MINE,YOU DID FOR ME.
Christ The Good Shepherd

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November 26, 2017 Read More
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