THE HOLY GUARDIAN ANGELS

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:35-43Mass: Exodus 23:20-23; Resp. Psalm 91 or Zechariah 8:1-8; Resp. Psalm 102;Matthew 18:1-5,10

Bless the Lord, all you angels, you ministers, who do his will.Alleluia, Alleluia.

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October 02, 2017 Read More

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
 In other years: Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus (1873-1897)
Readings of the day: RB 7:34
Mass: Ezekiel 18:25-28; Resp. Psalm 25; Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 21:28-32
Saint Paul asks us to make his joy complete. Imagine the local and even global impact of doing so in our homes,
October 01, 2017 Read More

SAINT JEROME

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:31-33Mass: Zechariah 2:5-9;14-15a; Resp. Psalm (Jer. 31); Luke 9:43b-45

The Council is clear in explaining why we are to be lovers of the Word: “For in the sacred books, the Father who is in heaven meets His children with great love and speaks with them; and the force and power in the word of God is so great
September 30, 2017 Read More

FEAST OF SAINTS MICHAEL, GABRIEL, AND RAPHAEL

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:24-30Mass: Daniel 7:9-10 or Revelation 12:7-12ab; Resp. Psalm 138; John 1:47-51
A most fitting commentary for today’s Feast can be found in the Preface, God Glorified through the Angels:
It is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation,always and everywhere to give you thanks,Lord, holy Father, almighty and eterna
September 29, 2017 Read More

SAINT WENCESLAUS; SAINT LAWRENCE RUIZ AND COMPANIONS

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:19-23Mass: Haggai 1:1-8; Resp. Psalm 149; Luke 9:7-9
When thinking about Herod the Tetrarch the first thing that came to mind was Psalm 1: “Blessed the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the company with scoffers.” Then I read Pope Francis’ tweet for today: “Encountering Jesus can give a decisive direction to our life, filling it with meaning.” Herod encountered Jesus; he encountered John the Baptist.
September 28, 2017 Read More
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