Tuesday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 30 The Correction of Young Children
Mass: Ph 2:5-11; Resp Ps 22; Lk 14:15-24


Have among yourselves the same attitude that is also yours in Christ Jesus.
Jesus begins today's parable, 'A man gave a great dinner to which he invited many ...' Will we s

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Monday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 29 The Readmission of Any Who Leave the Monastery
Mass: Ph 2:1-4; Resp Ps 131; Lk 14:12-14


Do not invite your friends or your brothers or sisters or your relatives or your wealthy neighbors. 
If, by the grace of God, I have reached the point in

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Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Doctor of the Church (1090-1153)

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 64:1-6 The Election of an Abbess or Abbot
Mass: 
For the Solemnity of St Bernard: Ws 7:7-10, 15-16;; Resp Ps 18; Ph 3:17-4:1; Jn 17:20-26
For the Feria: Ezk 24:15-24; Resp Ps (Dt 32); Mt 19:16-22


St Mary Magdalene, St Benedict, St Bernard of Clai

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Walk humbly

Daily Lectio

Monday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Saint Bridget of Sweden (d. 1373): Patron Saint of Europe with St Benedict, Sts Cyril and Methodius, St Catherine of Siena, Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 44:13-19
Mass: Mi 6:1-4, 6-8; Resp Ps 50; Mt 12:38-42


You have b

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Monday of the Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 7:49-50Mass: 2 P 1:2-7; Resp Ps 91; Mk 12:1-12

I am struck by two passages today. The first comes from the second Letter of St Peter and is fairly straightforward: Make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, virtue with knowledge, knowledge with self-control, self-control with endur

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