Posts filed under: Lectio Divina

Friday, August 19 ~ Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Saint John Eudes, Priest; Founder, Congregation of Jesus and Mary   Holy Gospel: Matthew 22:34-40 When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of...
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Thursday, August 18 ~ Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Matthew 22:1-14 Jesus again in reply spoke to the chief priests and the elders of the people in parables saying, “The Kingdom of heaven may be likened to...
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Wednesday, August 17 ~ Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Matthew 20:1-6 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The Kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard. After...
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Tuesday, August 16 ~ Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Stephen of Hungary   Holy Gospel: Matthew 19:23-30 Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the...
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“The Christian life is a continuation and completion of the life of Christ in us. We should be so many Christs here on earth, continuing His life and His works, laboring and suffering in a holy and divine manner in...
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Friday, August 12 ~ Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Jane Frances de Chantall, Religious; Foundress, Order of the Visitation of Mary   Holy Gospel: Matthew 19:3-12 Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a...
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Thursday, August 11 ~ Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Clare, Virgin   Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:21-19:1 Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven...
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Wednesday, August 10 ~ Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr   Holy Gospel: John 12:24-26 Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and...
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Tuesday, August 9 ~ Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Theresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein), Virgin and Martyr   Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:1-5, 10, 12-14 The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom...
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“A person who governs his passions is the master of the world. We must either rule them, or be ruled by them. It is better to be the hammer than the anvil. “ –Saint Dominic   Monday, August 8 ~...
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