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
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

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

Second Sunday of Lent

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 19 Our Approach to PrayerMass: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Resp Ps 116; Rm 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10

This is my beloved Son.Listen to him.
Today’s Gospel prompted me to pull out picture postcards from a 2000 pilgrimage to the Holy Land. One of my favorite excursio

February 25, 2018 Read More

Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time: MARDI GRAS

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 11 Vigils or Night Office on SundayMass: Jm 1:12-18; Resp. Ps 94; Mk 8:14-21

Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above,coming down from the Father of lights.(Jm 1:17)
Like the disciples in today’s Gospel account, we forget the gifts God has bestowed upon

February 13, 2018 Read More
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