Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Lectio Divina
Saint Patrick (5th century)

Readings of the day: RB 38 The Weekly ReaderMass: Jr 11:18-20; Resp Ps 7; Jn 7:40-53

Never before has anyone spoken like this man.
Loving God, you search our minds and hearts.Help us to listen to you and proclaim,‘This is the Christ.’
Blessed are they
March 17, 2018 Read More

Thursday of the Second Week of Lent

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 23 Faults Which Deserve Excommunication; RB 24 Different Degrees of ExcommunicationMass: Jr 17:5-10; Resp Ps 1; Lk 16:19-21

I the Lord test the mind and search the heart,to give all according to their ways, according to the fruit of their doings.(Jr 17:10)
The fo
March 01, 2018 Read More

Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 21 The Deans of the MonasteryMass: Is 1:10, 16-20; Resp Ps 50; Mt 23:1-12

The greatest among you must be your servant.Whoever exalts himself will be humbled;but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
Jesus’ words contradict contemporary ways of thinking where the ri
February 27, 2018 Read More

Monday of the Second Week of Lent

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 20 The Ideal of True Reverence in PrayerMass: Da 9:4b-10; Resp Ps 79; Lk 6:36-38

Our Gospel requires little commentary:
Do not judge, and you will not be judged;do not condemn, and you will not be condemned.Forgive, and you will be forgiven;give, and it will be given to you.
February 26, 2018 Read More

Second Sunday of Lent

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 19 Our Approach to PrayerMass: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Resp Ps 116; Rm 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10

This is my beloved Son.Listen to him.
Today’s Gospel prompted me to pull out picture postcards from a 2000 pilgrimage to the Holy Land. One of my favorite excursio
February 25, 2018 Read More
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