Saint Mechtilde of Hackeborn (1241-1298)

Daily Lectio

Monday of the Thirty-Third Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day:
RB: Ch 41 The Times for Community Meals
Mass: Rev 1:1-4; 2:1-5; Resp Ps 1; Lk 18:35-43

To be near God is my happiness, to place my hope in God the Lord.

November 19, 2018 Read More

Saint Pachomius (d. 348); Saint Isidore (d. 1130)

Daily Lectio


Readings of the day: RB 2:30-32Mass: Ac 20:17-27; Resp Ps 68; Jn 17:1-11a
The above image is by The Catholic Worker artist Ade Bethune.
If only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus,to bear witness to the Gospel of God

May 15, 2018 Read More

Saturday of the Third Week of Easter

Daily Lectio

Saint Anselm, Bishop and Doctor (1033-1109) St Anselm of Canterbury

Readings of the day: RB 64:7-22Mass: Ac 9:31-42; Resp Ps 116; Jn 6:60-69
THEY TURNED TO THE LORD.MANY CAME TO BELIEVE IN THE LORD.
O God, let me know you and love you so that I may

April 21, 2018 Read More

Saint John Bosco (Don Bosco): 1815-1888, Founder of the Salesians, Canonized in 1934 by Pius XI

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 7:34Mass: 2 Samuel 24:2, 9-17; Resp. Psalm 32; Mark 6:1-6

Saint John Bosco Today I remember a former student, now friend and ordained

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Saint Elizabeth of Hungary; Saint Hilda of Whitby

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 39Mass: Wisdom 13:1-9; Resp. Psalm 19; Luke 17:26-37


St Elizabeth of HungaryElizabeth of Hungary (1207-1231): queen; devoted wife and mother; widowed at 20; Franciscan tertiary; relieved the sick, poor, and elderly; courageous woman of faith; woman of prayer; died at

November 17, 2017 Read More
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