Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary Time: Saint Bede the Venerable (673-735)

Daily Lectio

Friday of the Seventh Week of Ordinary TimeSaint Bede the Venerable (673-735)
Readings of the day: RB 6 Restraint of SpeechMass: Jm 5:9-12; Resp Ps 103; Mk 10:1-12


N.B. This reflection closed a week-long retreat for a community of Benedictine monks.
Because of the hard

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Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB Prol 8-13Mass: 1 Co 15:1-8; Resp Ps 19; Jn 14:6-14


I AM THE WAY AND THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE.
I do not want to be doomed to mediocrity in my feeling for Christ. I want to feel. I want to love. Take me, dear Lord, and set me in the direction I am to go.(F. O’Connor, A Prayer Journal, p.

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Living the Truth

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Fourth Sunday of Lent
I like to begin with the last sentence from the gospel of this Sunday and then move to the beginning two sentences of the same gospel.   The last sentence reads: ‘Whoever lives the truth comes to the light, so that his or her works may be clearly seen as done in God’ (John 3:21).  Is this not something we a

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