The Kingdom of God

Chapter Talks

“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that field” (Mt 13: 44). What is it that we have found and are ready, without much deliberation, to go and sell all we have for the treasure lying within the field of our lives? The next terse parable holds a similar dynamic: “A merchant in search of fine pearls finds one of great price, goes and sells all he has and buys that pearl” (Mt 13:45). Is this not how a vocation is born? Or, minimally, a life dedicated to giving one’s self totally for the ‘treasure’ or the ‘pearl’. We have all bought the field containing the treasure…We took the leap of faith…it was led by joy in the finding and followed by joy in ‘selling all’ for the treasure, the gift. But, how do we keep this dynamic alive?

July 26, 2020 Read More

Saint Albert the Great, Doctor of the Church (1206-1280)

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 37 Care for the Elderly and the Young
Mass: Phm 7-20; Resp Ps 146; Lk 17:20-25

Refresh my heart in Christ
Lord, Jesus Christ, Son of the living God, open our hearts so that we love you with our whole heart, our whole soul, and all our strength, and love our neighbor as ourselves.

November 15, 2018 Read More

Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter the Apostle

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 18:7-111 P 5:1-4; Resp. Ps 23; Mt 16:13-19 The Chair of Saint Peter, BerniniBeing Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea,but the encounter with an event, a person,which gives life a new horizon and decisive direction.(Pope Benedict XVI, Encycli
February 22, 2018 Read More

Tuesday, Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

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
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