Readings of the day: RB 7:56-58Mass: 1 Kings 8:22-23, 27-30; Resp. Psalm 84; Mark 7:1-13 This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.In vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrine human precepts.
Here, Jesus quotes the Prophet Isaiah in response to more calculated questioning. A response as
Robert Molesme (First Abbot of Cîteaux, d. 1110), Alberic (Robert’s successor, d. 1109), and Stephen Harding (Alberic's successor, d. 1134): Cistercian Abbots of Cîteaux Readings of the day: RB 7:5-9Mass for celebration of the Cistercian Abbots: Sirach 44:1, 10-15; Resp. Psalm 115; Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-16; Mark 10:2