Our Lady of the Rosary

Daily Lectio
First Saturday of the Month
Readings of the day: RB 7:56-58Mass: Baruch 4:5-12,27-29; Resp. Psalm 69; Luke 10:17-24
It may be a good day to reflect on what Jesus means when he speaks of “the childlike.”
I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike. 
October 07, 2017 Read More

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SAINT BRUNO (c. 1032-1101); BLESSED MARIE ROSE DUROCHER (1811-1849)FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH
Readings of the day: RB 7:55Mass: Baruch 1:15-22; Resp. Psalm 79; Luke 10:13-16
I was struck this morning during Vigils with Psalm 79(80) which also serves as today’s Responsorial Psalm. Maybe it was a wake-up call. My
October 06, 2017 Read More

BLESSED FRANCIS XAVIER SEELOS (d. 1897)

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 7:51-54Mass: Nehemiah 8:1-4a,5-6,7b-12; Resp. Psalm 19; Luke 10:1-12
The reading from the Book of Nehemiah is one of my favorites, especially the line, “men, women, and those children old enough to understand.” The line is so good it is repeated. The passage also reminds me of something I heard some years ago from a Trappist monk. In a conference on forming new members into the monastic tradition, the monk shared what he tells all newcomers. It also bears repeating. I
October 05, 2017 Read More

SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:49-50Mass: Nehemiah 2:1-8; Resp. Psalm 137; Luke 9:57-62

Someone’s knocking at your door. Go ahead, answer it. It’s Jesus. He has two words for you. “Follow me.” What are you going to do?
No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind


is fit fo
October 04, 2017 Read More

Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
 Readings of the day: RB 7:44-48Mass: Zechariah 8:20-23; Resp. Psalm 87; Luke 9:51-56

The psalmist reminds us of something we can easily forget, namely, God is with us
May we be aware of God’s presence this day,especially when we are troubled, anxious
October 03, 2017 Read More
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