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
November 21, 2017 Read More

Monday of the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 42Mass: 1 Maccabees 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63; Resp. Psalm 119; Luke 18:35-43
LORD, PLEASE LET ME SEE.

Dear Readers,
You may recall Jesus knocking on your door October 4th, the Feast of Saint Francis Assisi. He had two words for you then, namely, “Follow

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November 20, 2017 Read More

Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
In other years:Saint Mechtilde of Hackeborn (1240/41-1298)Medieval mystic, mentor to Saint Gertrude the Great
Readings of the day: RB 41Mass: Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31; Resp. Psalm 128; 1 Thess. 5:1-6; Matthew 25:14-30

WORLD DAY OF THE POOR
They should each try to be the first to show respe
November 19, 2017 Read More

Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne (1769-1852)

Lectio Divina
Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul
Readings of the day: RB 40Mass: Wisdom 18:14-16; Resp. Psalm 105; Luke 18:1-8
 Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne icon by Milton FrenzelJESUS TOLD HIS DISCIPLES A PARABLEABOUT THE NECESSITY TO PRAY ALWAYS WITHOUT BECOMING WEA
November 18, 2017 Read More

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary; Saint Hilda of Whitby

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 39Mass: Wisdom 13:1-9; Resp. Psalm 19; Luke 17:26-37


St Elizabeth of HungaryElizabeth of Hungary (1207-1231): queen; devoted wife and mother; widowed at 20; Franciscan tertiary; relieved the sick, poor, and elderly; courageous woman of faith; woman of prayer; died at
November 17, 2017 Read More
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