Lectio Divina - Year A

IV Sunday of Easter

Fri, 01 May 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Bible, the land promised to the people of Israel is called a land “flowing with milk and honey” (Exodus 3:8). “Milk” refers to the fact that this region of the Middle East is especially well suited for sheep and other grazing animals, including the...

III Sunday of Easter

Fri, 24 Apr 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

ACTS 2, 14; 22-23 The first reading makes us listen to the proclamation of Peter, on behalf of the other Apostles, on the day of Pentecost. Hence the proclamation of the testimony: it reveals to us the sense of what Jesus did during his earthly...

II Sunday of Easter

Thu, 16 Apr 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Acts 2:42-47, 1Pt:1:3-9, Jn 20: 19-31.   Faith is a theme that runs through our readings of the 2nd Sunday of Easter. In the First Reading, we hear the results of the faith of the first Christians, who came to believe in Jesus, following the...

Easter Sunday

Thu, 09 Apr 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Act 10: 34a, 37-43; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9 The day after Jesus died has been the Sabbath and the strict Sabbath rules prevent all works including walking a short distance. Mary Magdalene goes to the tomb on Sunday morning with the hope of...

Palm Sunday

Fri, 03 Apr 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

  Is 50:4-7 Phil 2 : 6-11 Mt 26:14-27:66,27:11-54 The story, which begins of Palm Sunday, is basically a human drama; it is our drama. As Jesus enters into his final week, he takes humanity with him and continues to do so every Easter. We are not...

V Sunday of Lent

Wed, 25 Mar 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Ezekiel 37: 12-14; Psalm 130: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8; Romans 8: 8-11; John 11: 1-45   In the first reading, Prophet Ezekiel reminds the people who are in exile that even though it seems like they have no life, God promises to breathe the divine...

IV Sunday of Lent

Wed, 18 Mar 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

The liturgy of IV Sunday of Lent invites us to clear the three dimensions of the sights of a person. In the first reading, the Lord sends Samuel on the mission of electing David as the King of Israel. Vs. 6-7 and 12 explains the contrast between the ways...

III Sunday of Lent

Wed, 11 Mar 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Moses experiences a deeper faith in God's Word. The Samaritan woman experiences a new life in Christ. There are two different lives represented in us: the "old life" and the "new life." In the "old life," we live according to the faults and infirmities we...

2nd SUNDAY OF THE LENT

Wed, 04 Mar 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Gen 12:1-4;          2Thi 1:8-10;       Mt 17: 1-9 Lent is a time when we call on the Lord to recall the mercy and tender heart he has always had for his chosen people. We are...

I Sunday of Lent

Fri, 28 Feb 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Readings:  Genesis 2: 7-9, 3: 1-7; Psalm 51: 3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14, 17; Romans 5: 12-19; Matthew 4: 1-11  GOD does give a promise that there will be a conflict between humankind (the offspring of the woman) and evil (the offspring of the...

VII Sunday of ordinary time

Fri, 21 Feb 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

In the first reading of this Sunday’s liturgy in v.1, we read that God is speaking to Moses who is chosen by God to speak to the Israel community. v.2 that God desires that the whole community of Israel should become holy as God is Holy. Israel’s...

VI Sunday of Ordinary Time

Sat, 15 Feb 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

The First Reading, Sirach 15:15-20, stresses the responsibility that flows from human freedom of choice. In line with Ben Sirach’s identification of the Law with Wisdom, it insists on the necessity to observe the commandments (of the Law) if one is...

V Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sat, 08 Feb 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Isaiah 58: 7-10 1 Corinthians2: 1-5 Matthew 5:13-16    In the first reading of today, Prophet Isaiah stresses two things in order to enjoy God’s favour. That is, the poor should be helped with food and clothing and the accusing finger should...

Feast of the presentation of the Lord

Sat, 01 Feb 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

The Church celebrates the feast of the Presentation of the Lord which occurs forty days after the birth of Jesus and is also known as Candlemas day since the blessing and procession of candles is included in today's liturgy Presentation of the Lord....

Third Sunday

Sun, 26 Jan 20, Lectio Divina - Year A

Mathew 4: 12-23 Opening Prayer: Lord, as a mere menu in hand cannot quench our hunger nor nourish our body, we got to relish and digest the food to unlock its life-giving energy to support our health. Allow your Word to pierce our inmost being to let...