Second Sunday of Advent

Chapter Talks

There is a ‘voice’…do you hear it?  A voice that is crying out in the center of our longing.  What is that voice saying that cries out, that yearns for our attention, that yearns for us to open our hearts even more now as we await the manifestation of God’s ‘new gesture of love’.  Is this something that you need…that I need?  Absolutely. 

December 06, 2021 Read More

Saturday of the Twenty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

Lectio Divina
Blessed Virgin Mary 

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 5:1-13 Obedience
Mass: 1 Co 15:35-37, 42-49; Resp Ps 56; Lk 8:4-15

Some seed fell on good soil, and when it grew, it produced fruit a hundredfold.
In today's parable commonly called, 'The Parable of


September 22, 2018 Read More

Tending the soil

Lectio Divina
Friday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 47 Signaling the Times for the Work of God
Mass: Jr 3:14-17; Resp Ps (Jr 31); Mt 13:18-23

The seed sown on rich soil is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields a hundred or sixty
July 27, 2018 Read More

Saint Maria Goretti (1890-1902)

Lectio Divina
First Friday of the Month

Readings of the day: RB 29 The Readmission of Any Who Leave the Monastery
Mass: Am 8:4-6, 9-12; Resp Ps 119; Mt 9:9-13

Go and learn the meaning of the words,I desire mercy not sacrifice.

Saint Maria Goretti, intercede for us as we learn the meaning&


July 06, 2018 Read More

Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

Lectio Divina
Readings of the day: RB 56 The Table for the Abbess and Community GuestsMass: Is 7:10-14; 8:10; Resp Ps 40; Heb 10:4-10; Lk 1:26-38

What shall be opened to the Lord but the ear and the heart.With your ear hearken to the angel’s word, with your heart rece
April 09, 2018 Read More
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