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Lectio Divina (Eng.)

  Have we ever thought about what it means to follow Christ? What do we imagine it to be? A walk through a flowery meadow? through a desert? Take a …

The Sacred Heart for me is important for my own spirituality. The first reading tells us that, “They will look upon him whom they have pierced.” His Heart is pierced. …

Christ’s mercy is so great. The devil is known as the accuser. He accuses us of our faults and wants us to get discouraged for our failures. Christ on the …

After listening to these two stories of how two people were risen from the dead by Elijah and Christ, we can ask ourselves, “Why doesn’t this happen anymore?” “Why don’t …

The mystery of the Trinity is about the life of God. Christ became man to enable us to partake in God’s life, and so we enter into this mystery. Although …

Come Holy Spirit! When we ask for the Spirit of God, we are asking above all that He show us His love. St Paul writes that since we have received …

Today we celebrate our mothers and Christ’s Ascension. Mothers are a testimony of God’s love, just as the Ascension is the final testimony of God’s love for us. The gospel …

Christ promises to send peace in the gospel. For most of us, this means that all our problems and conflicts cease to exist, and all is perfect according to the …

God promises to make all things new in the second reading. Christ tells us in the gospel how He wants us to participate in this new creation – by loving …

St Thomas asks for proof of the Resurrection. How many times we ask God to prove Himself, or for that miracle so that we can believe. How many times we …

Happy Easter! Over the past few days, we have been meditating on the central mysteries of our Faith. The Resurrection gives us light in this time of darkness. When all …

It is amazing to me to see how Christ works. The sin of this woman went from being what could have been the cause of her death to being the …

What caught my attention this week in the gospel of the Prodigal Son, was the fact that he spent what he lost so quickly. It seems almost instantaneous in the …

Today in the context of Lent we are reminded of no matter how many sins we have done God is willing to take care of us like the tree that …

The liturgy to me speaks about walking with Jesus. The journey that the disciples made with Jesus up Mt Tabor, or how God took Abraham “outside”, or even as St …

We enter these 40 days of Lent contemplating and accompanying Christ entering the desert to be tempted. To do this. we all decide a sacrifice to offer this Lent in …

Christ meets the disciples, as they caught nothing. When we feel the frustration of not being up to the challenges of life, it is then when Christ wants to come …

Today the readings seem to me to be about scripture itself. The Jews show respect and joy at hearing the Word proclaimed. In the Gospel, I can imagine Christ in …

Today along with the feast of the epiphany, my congregation, the Legion of Christ, is celebrating the 75 years of our history.  Our history is full of many mysteries, but …

  Christ is coming. We are already a good ways into advent. Time is flying. The readings today remind us of the urgency to prepare for our Lord. The days …

We are reminded, as we begin Advent, that we live in a world of change. Everything is changing around us and things just seem to happen too fast. It our …

We celebrate today the feast of Christ, King of the Universe. The liturgy today reminds us of why He is our King; because He loves us. So we celebrate that …

The readings today put us in the context of being in the last days. It is good to remember that our time is limited and we don’t know when our …

The poor widow in the gospel today has always been a great example for me. She is poor and didn’t have a lot to offer God, but in her weakness …

“Exult and proclaim… that the Lord has delivered his people” (first reading today). God has freed us and given us New Life! This should be our source of joy and …

Summertime is usually when we get to go away and rest for a little. We all need a break from our busy schedules. Even Christ takes a break with his …

When Christ was preaching in the synagogue, no one recognized Him. The Jews weren’t expecting anything from this young man who got up to talk to them. They tried to …

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