Friday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

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Saint Paulinus of Nola (d. 431)Saints John Fisher and Thomas More (d. 1535)
Mallard ducks at home on the Mattole River
Readings of the day: RB 18:1-6 The Order for Reciting the PsalmsMass: 2 K 11:1-4, 9-18, 20; Resp Ps 132; Mt 6:19-23
WHERE YOUR TREASURE IS, THER

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Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time: Saint Bede the Venerable (673-735)

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Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary TimeSaint Bede the Venerable (673-735)
Readings of the day: RB 6 Restraint of SpeechMass: Jm 5:9-12; Resp Ps 103; Mk 10:1-12


N.B. This reflection closed a week-long retreat for a community of Benedictine monks.
Because of the hard

May 25, 2018 Read More

Third Sunday of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 61:1-5 Monastic Pilgrims from Far AwayMass: Ac 3:13-15, 17-19; Resp Ps 4; 1 Jn 2:1-5a; Lk 24:35-48  John Piper: Risen Christ at Emmaus   BUT WHOEVER KEEPS HIS WORD,THE LOVE OF GOD IS TRULY PERFECTED IN HIM.
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Wednesday within the Octave of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 53:1-15 The Reception of GuestsMass: Ac 3:1-10; Resp Ps 105; Lk 24:13-35


THIS IS THE DAY THE LORD HAS MADE;LET US REJOICE AND BE GLAD.ALLELUIA, ALLELUIA.
One of my favorite lines in all of Sacred Scripture appears today: ‘Were not our hearts burning w

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April 04, 2018 Read More

Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 35:12-18Mass: Is 49:8-15; Resp Ps 145; Jn 5:17-30
I pray to you, O Lord, for a time of favor.In your great mercy, answer me, O God, with your salvation that never fails.(Entrance Antiphon, Mass)


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