A Love the Knows no Bounds

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On Thursday for our Morning Prayer we had a reading from Leviticus 19, verses: 1-2, 17-18, 33-34.  This reading was chosen by the editors of Give Us This Dayas their Morning Prayer reading to complement the gospel on this same day.  The gospel reading for the Mass from Luke opened with these verses: “Jesus said to his disciples:

September 16, 2018 Read More

Tuesday of the Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
 Fra Angelico,  St RomualdSaint Romuald (d. 1027)
Readings of the day: RB 15 When the Alleluia Should Be SaidMass: 1 K 21:17-29; Resp Ps 51; Mt 5:43-48

Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
Jesus’ words to each a
June 19, 2018 Read More

The Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 7:59Mass: Ho 11:1, 3-4, 8c-9; Resp Ps (Is 12); Ep 3:8-12, 14-19; Jn 19:31-37
Sa
NB. This reflection was presented at a Communion Service today. The reader will recognize echoes from other blog posts, most noticeably that of May 25, 2018.
May Christ dwell in our hearts through faith.
The theo
June 08, 2018 Read More

Holy Thursday 2018

Chapter Talks

‘He goes before us…’:  Do we desire life, do we long for freedom, do we want the love that is stronger than death, and the joy that makes our lives complete, then we must follow.  Holy Week is like a ‘bas relief’ painting:  it puts front and center the Paschal Mystery, a mystery that is woven in our lives.   Our lives are stamped with the ‘paschal mystery’, stamped with this paradigm of Life that rises up out of death, the precious life that expands, with each surrender

March 29, 2018 Read More

First Saturday of the Month: Saint Katherine Drexel (1858-1955):

Daily Lectio
Saint Katherine Drexel (1858-1955): American; heiress; philanthropist; foundress Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier University of Louisiana; canonized 2000.

Readings of the day: RB 26 Unlawful Association with the ExcommunicatedMass: Mi 7:14-15, 18-20; Resp Ps 103; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32

The Prod
March 03, 2018 Read More
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