Tuesday of the Thirty-Fourth, or Last, Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the Day
RB: 48:1-9 The Daily Manual Labor
Mass: Rev 14:14-19; Resp Ps 96; Lk 21:5-11

Let the plains be joyful and all that is in them! Then all the trees of the forest exult.

Several texts from today's Mass stand out. First, the Gospel Acclamation: Remain

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Increase our Faith

Daily Lectio

Friday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time
First Friday of the Month

Readings of the Day:
RB: Ch 52 The Oratory of the Monastery
Mass: Jr 26:1-9; Resp Ps 69; Mt 13:54-58

And he did not work many mighty deeds there because of their lack of faith.

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Tuesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 19 Our Approach to PrayerMass: 2 K 19:9b-11, 14-21, 31-35a, 36; Resp Ps 48; Mt 7:6, 12-14

How narrow the gate and constricted the road that leads to life.
St Benedict echoes the teaching of Jesus in the Prologue of the Holy Rule: ‘Do not be daunted immediately by fear and run away from the road that l

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Saturday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

 Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the day: RB 18:7-11Mass: 2 Ch 24:17-25; Resp Ps 89; Mt 6:24-34

Look at the birds in the sky; they do not sow or reap, they gather nothing into barns,yet your heavenly Father feeds them.
I think of dear Sr Antoinette of happy memory. Some 18 years ago we were


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Friday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 69 The Presumption of Defending Another in the MonasteryMass: Ac 13:26-33; Resp Ps 2; Jn 14:1-6

A Christian is one who lives completely out of himself in Christ—he lives in the faith of his Redempti

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