Feast of All Saints of the Benedictine Family; Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917)

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 35:12-18

Mass:
For Feast: Is 61:9-11; Resp Ps 88; Jn 15:1-8
For Ferial Day: Tt 2:1-8, 11-14; Resp Ps 37; Lk17:7-10


Listen carefully to the master's instructions, and attend to them with the of your heart.

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Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

National Vocations Week

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 28 The Treatment of Those Who Relapse
Mass: Dt 6:2-6; Resp Ps 18; Heb 7:23-28; Mk 12:28b-34


He is the One and there is no other than he.
In recent days, I have been reflecting on what are the best aspects of

November 04, 2018 Read More

All is gift!

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day
RB: Ch 34 Fair Provision for the Needs of All
Mass: Ho 11:1-4, 8c-9; Resp Ps 80; Mt 10:7-15


Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give. 
Jesus' words to the Apostles are a good reminder for us. All is gift. Our talents, gifts, or 'skill sets' if your

July 12, 2018 Read More

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 68 Assignment of Impossible TasksMass: Ac 13:13-25; Resp Ps 89; Jn 13:16-20


Jesus embodies humble service by washing the disciples’ feet. Then the Word speaks:Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any messenger greater than the one who sent him. If you understand this, ble

April 26, 2018 Read More

The Cup of Jesus

Chapter Talks


‘Can you drink the cup that I drink?  Can you be baptized with the baptism which I am baptized?’ (Mk 10:38).  These are Jesus’ words to his disciples and to each of us, his ‘would-be’ disciples’.  These two questions of Jesus are in response to the favor James and John are asking, the desire for personal glory.  In one sense or at one level there is nothing ‘wrong’ per se with this desire.  It comes down to the motivation of the heart, does it not?&

October 21, 2018 Read More
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