Feast of Saint Andrew, one of the Twelve, Patron Saint of Scotland, Romania, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, and Poland; and the Patron Saint of Fishermen!

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 49 The Observance of Lent Mass: Rm 10:9-18; Resp Ps 19; Mt 4:18-22

If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

November 30, 2018 Read More

The Cup of Jesus

Chapter Talks

‘Can you drink the cup that I drink?  Can you be baptized with the baptism which I am baptized?’ (Mk 10:38).  These are Jesus’ words to his disciples and to each of us, his ‘would-be’ disciples’.  These two questions of Jesus are in response to the favor James and John are asking, the desire for personal glory.  In one sense or at one level there is nothing ‘wrong’ per se with this desire.  It comes down to the motivation of the heart, does it not?&
October 21, 2018 Read More

Feast of Saint Luke

Daily Lectio
Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 14 The Celebration of Vigils on Feasts of Saints
Mass: 2 Tm 4:10b-17; Resp Ps 45; Lk 10:1-9


The Lord stood by me and gave me strength.
As Jesus spoke to Paul, Luke, and Mark, he also speaks to us in the Gospel Acclamation: 'I chose you from the world, to g
October 18, 2018 Read More

Opposites attract

Daily Lectio
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 36 Care of the Sick
Mass: Am 7:12-15; Resp Ps 85; Ep 1:3-14; Mk 6:7-13


Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two.



Just think how much more ground the Twelve
July 15, 2018 Read More

The Harvest is Abundant

Daily Lectio
Tuesday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Readings of the day: 
RB 32 The Tools and Property of the Monastery 
Mass: Ho 8:4-7, 11-13; Resp Ps 115; Mt 9:32-38

The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his har
July 10, 2018 Read More
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