Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917), Patroness of Immigrants

Lectio Divina

The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance celebrate the Feast of All Saints of the Benedictine Family
Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917)
 Patroness of Immigrants  
Readings of the day: RB 35:12-18
November 13, 2017 Read More

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 35:1-11Mass: Wisdom 6:12-16; Resp. Psalm 63; 1 Thess. 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13


Today’s readings made me think of triathlon. What does triathlon have to do with the spiritual life? More than one might think. Many may think that triathlon consists of three disciplines, namely, swimming, cycling, and running.
November 12, 2017 Read More

Saint Martin of Tours (d. 397)

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 34Mass: Romans 16:3-9, 16, 22-27; Resp. Psalm 145; Luke 16:9-15


GOD KNOWS YOUR HEARTS.
Lord, you have probed me, you know me;you know when I sit and stand;you understand my thoughts from afar.My travels and
November 11, 2017 Read More

Saint Leo the Great

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 33Mass: Romans 15:14-21; Resp. Psalm 98; Luke 16:1-8
The steward in today’s Gospel intrigues me. He is caught squandering his boss’ property; the boss decides to fire the dishonest steward. First, though, he wants the steward to account for his stewardship. The steward gets worried and begins to plot. At the same time, he recognizes his weaknesses—he’s not suited for manual labor; his ego keeps him from begging. He decides to give his boss’ debtors what is their due
November 10, 2017 Read More

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 32Mass: Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12: Resp. Psalm 46; 1 Cor. 3:9c-11, 16-17; John 2:13-22

DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT YOU ARE THE TEMPLE OF GOD,AND THE SPIRIT OF GOD DWELLS IN YOU?(1 Cor. 3:16)



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