A Season of Gratitude

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"Love, genuine love, is liberated through gratitude."  

Sr. Kathy DeVico, Chapter Talk for the Feast of Christ the King, 

Every year at Thanksgiving we pause to reflect deeply on the  blessings we have received: the myriad ways God has touched us individually, communally, and as extended community to our family, friends and well-wishers.

December 01, 2019 Read More

Thanksgiving Day; Saint Cecilia (early Christian martyr)

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 43:13-19
Mass: 
For Thanksgiving Day: Si 50:22-24; 1 Co 1:3-9; Lk 17:11-19
For Ferial Day: Rev 5:1-10; Resp Ps 149; Lk 19:41-44

And now, bless the God of all, who has done wondrous things on earth.

November 22, 2018 Read More

Pope Saint John Paul II (1920-2005)

Daily Lectio

Monday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 18 :1-6 The Order for Reciting the Psalms
Mass: Ep 2:1-10; Resp Ps 100; Lk 12:13-21

We are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus for good works that God has prepared in advance, that we should live in them.<

October 22, 2018 Read More

Saturday of the Second Week of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 60 The Admission of Priests into the MonasteryMass: Ac 6:1-7; Resp Ps 33; Jn 6:16-21


It had already grown dark, and Jesus had no

April 14, 2018 Read More

Saint Andrew Düng-Lac and Companions (117 martyrs of Vietnam, died from 1740 to 1883)

Daily Lectio


Readings of the day: RB 45Mass: 1 Maccabees 4:36-37, 52-59; Resp. Psalm (1 Chr 29); Luke 19:45-48
ALL THE PEOPLE HUNG UPON HIS WORDS.Luke 19:48
In the wake of our country’s celebration of Thanksgiving Day, I share Franklin D. Roosevelt’s (XXXII President of the United States: 1933-1945) Day Proclamation, November 1, 1944. I was especially struck by the 4th paragraph where FDR recommends a nationwide reading of the Holy Scriptures. Thanks be to God. Thank you, Presiden

November 24, 2017 Read More
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