Saint Catherine of Alexandria (c.4th century), Blessed Virgin Mary

Lectio Divina

 Readings of the day: RB 46Mass: 1 Maccabees 6:1-13; Resp. Psalm 9; Luke 20:27-40 Miracle of the Wheel

The Basilica of San Clemente in Rome is a wonder to behold; a must for any visitor to the eternal city. Enter a XII century basilica filled with magnificent frescoes and mosaics, explore
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Saint Andrew Düng-Lac and Companions (117 martyrs of Vietnam, died from 1740 to 1883)

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 45Mass: 1 Maccabees 4:36-37, 52-59; Resp. Psalm (1 Chr 29); Luke 19:45-48
In the wake of our country’s celebration of Thanksgiving Day, I share Franklin D. Roosevelt’s (XXXII President of the United States: 1933-1945) Day Proclamation, November 1, 1944. I was especially struck by the 4th paragraph where FDR recommends a nationwide reading of the Holy Scriptures. Thanks be to God. Thank you, Presiden
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Lectio Divina

Saint Columbanus (c.540-615), Saint Clement I (d. c.100),U.S.A.: Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro (1891-1927)
Readings: RB 44Mass for Thanksgiving Day:Sirach 20:50-54; Resp. Psalm 145; 1 Cor. 1:3-9; Luke 17:11-19Mass of the day: 1 Macc. 2:15-29; Psalm 50; Luke 19:41-44
Sr Gertrude bringing g
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Saint Cecilia, 3rd Century Roman Martyr, Patron of Musicians

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 43:13-19Mass: 2 Maccabees 7:1, 20-31; Resp. Psalm 17; Luke 19:11-28
Mother with her seven sonsMost admirable and worthy of everlasting remembrance was the mother,who saw her seven sons perish in a single day,yet bore it courageously because of her hope in the Lord.


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The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 43:1-12Mass: 2 Maccabees 6:18-31; Resp. Psalm 3; Luke 19:1-10

Eleazar: He made up his mind in a noble manner, worthy of his years, the dignity of his advanced age, the merited distinction of his gray hair, and of the admirable life he had lived from childhood; and so declared that above all he would be
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