Third Sunday of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 61:1-5 Monastic Pilgrims from Far AwayMass: Ac 3:13-15, 17-19; Resp Ps 4; 1 Jn 2:1-5a; Lk 24:35-48  John Piper: Risen Christ at Emmaus   BUT WHOEVER KEEPS HIS WORD,THE LOVE OF GOD IS TRULY PERFECTED IN HIM.
The prayerful reading

April 15, 2018 Read More

Tuesday before Epiphany: Saints Basil the Great (d. 379) and Gregory Nazianzen (d. 390)

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB Prol. 8-13Mass: 1 John 2:22-28; Resp. Psalm 98; John 1:19-28 Our Holy Father, St BenedictLet us get up, then, at long last, for the Scriptures rouse us when they say:It is high time for us to arise from sleep (Rom 13:11).Let us open our eyes to the light that comes from God, and our ears t

January 02, 2018 Read More

The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 43:1-12Mass: 2 Maccabees 6:18-31; Resp. Psalm 3; Luke 19:1-10

Eleazar: He made up his mind in a noble manner, worthy of his years, the dignity of his advanced age, the merited distinction of his gray hair, and of the admirable life he had lived from childhood; and so declared that above all he would be

November 21, 2017 Read More

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 35:1-11Mass: Wisdom 6:12-16; Resp. Psalm 63; 1 Thess. 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13


Today’s readings made me think of triathlon. What does triathlon have to do with the spiritual life? More than one might think. Many may think that triathlon consists of three disciplines, namely, swimming, cycling, and running.

November 12, 2017 Read More

Saint Anthony Mary Claret (d. 1870)

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 18:12-19Mass: Romans 5:12,15b,17-19,20b-21; Resp. Psalm 40; Luke 12:35-38

The WORD is incisive:
Gird your loins; light your lamps.Blessed are those whom the Master finds vigilant.
Are you ready?If not, why?


SAINT ANTHONY MARY CLARET, PRAY FOR US.

October 24, 2017 Read More
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