Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Daily Lectio


AUGURI
, PAPA FRANCESCO!CONGRATULATIONS, POPE FRANCIS!
WE REJOICE WITH YOU IN CELEBRATING FIVE YEARS OF YOUR PAPACY
THANK YOU FOR WITNESSING TO THE JOY OF THE GOSPEL
Readings of the day: RB 35:1-11 Weekly Servers at Table and in the KitchenMass: Ezk 47:1-9, 12; Resp Ps 46; Jn 5:1-16
Do you

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Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time: Saint Anthony (d. 356)

Daily Lectio

 Readings of the day: RB 3:67-13Mass: 1 Samuel 17:32-33; Resp. Psalm 144; Mark 3:1-6
With plenty to say about today’s readings, I offer instead two items, not unrelated, I read this morning. First, the Holy Father’s Tweet:
We pray to God for the courage to ask forgiveness andto learn how to listen to what he is saying to us.

January 17, 2018 Read More

Saturday of the First Week of Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Saint Hilary of Poitiers, Bishop and Doctor (d. 367)Blessed Virgin Mary
Readings of the day: RB 2:23-29Mass: 1 Samuel 9:1-4, 17-19; 10:1a; Resp. Psalm 21; Mark 2:13-17


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While studying in Rome, one of my favorite walkabouts included the area of Via della Scrofa. Things were happening t

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Friday of the First Week of Ordinary Time Aelred of Rievaulx, Cistercian monk, Abbot of Rievaulx (d. 1167)

Daily Lectio


Readings of the day: RB 2:16-22Mass: 1 Samuel 8: 4-7, 10-22a; Resp. Psalm 89; Mark 2:1-12 Aelred of Rievaulx, Cistercian Abbot, writer and historianThe encounter with God and our brothers and sisters cannot wait just because we are slow or lazy. We are called to do that encounter today!(Pope Francis, Tweet, January 12, 201

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Third Sunday of Advent: Gaudete Sunday

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 62Mass: Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11; Resp. Psalm (Lk 1); 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28

AUGURI! BUON COMPLEANNO.HAPPY BIRTHDAY, POPE FRANCIS.
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near.
Welcome to Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of

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