Tuesday, Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina

Readings of the day: RB 24Mass: Romans 8:18-25; Resp. Psalm 126; Luke 13:18-21
“To what shall I compare the Kingdom of God?It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of wheat flouruntil the whole batch of dough was leavened.”
If we hope for what we do not see, we wait with endurance.Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured into our hearts through the holy Spirit that has been given to us. In hope we were saved.
October 31, 2017 Read More

Monday, Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 23Mass: Romans 8:12-17; Resp. Psalm 68; Luke 13:10-17
The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs, heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if only we suffer with him so that we may also be glorified with him.


I hope I never forget a v
October 30, 2017 Read More

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 22Mass: Exodus 22:20-26; Resp. Psalm 18; 1 Thess. 1:5c-10; Matthew 22:34-40
The Pharisees throw one of their scholars into the ring to test Jesus: “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” Without hesitation, Jesus answers:
You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and first commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. The whole law and the
October 29, 2017 Read More

Saints Simon and Jude

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 21Mass: Ephesians 2:19-22; Resp. Psalm 19; Luke 6:12-16
JESUS WENT UP THE MOUNTAIN TO PRAY,AND HE SPENT THE NIGHT IN PRAYER TO GOD. The TransfigurationThis is what praying is: opening the door to the Lord, so that he can
October 28, 2017 Read More

Friday, Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 20Mass: Romans 7:18-25a; Resp. Psalm 119; Luke 12:54-59
The Holy Rule of Saint BenedictCh. 20. Reverence in Prayer
Whenever we want to ask some favor of a powerful man, we do it humbly and respectfully, for fear of presumption. How much more important, then, to lay our petitions before the Lord God of all things with the utmost humility and sincere devotion. We must know that God regards our purity of heart and tears of compunction, not our many words. Prayer
October 27, 2017 Read More
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