Lectio Divina

Baptism of the Lord

Sáb., 11 Jan. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A, Lectio Divina

Our first reading this time is the first suffering servant song of Isaiah. The suffering servant represents the finest qualities of Israel and her great leaders. In this first song, he is a “chosen one” like Moses, David, and all Israel; as the Servant,...

The Epiphany of the Lord

Sáb., 04 Jan. 20, Lectio Divina - Ano A, Lectio Divina

 “Epiphany” means manifestation. And the “Epiphany of the Lord” is Jesus’ manifestation not only to these three Magi from the East, but it’s also a symbolic but real manifestation of the Christ to the whole world. These Magi, traveling from...

The Feast of Holy Family

Sáb., 28 Dez. 19, Lectio Divina - Ano A, Lectio Divina

The devotion to the Holy Family was born in Bethlehem, together with the Baby Jesus. The shepherds went to adore the Child and, at the same time, they gave honor to His family. Later, in a similar way, the three wise men came from the East to adore and give...

IV Sunday of Advent

Sáb., 21 Dez. 19, Lectio Divina - Ano A, Lectio Divina

First Reading Isaiah 7:10-14 Ahaz proclaims the sign that the Lord will give: a virgin shall give birth to a son, Emmanuel. Responsorial Psalm Psalm 24:1-2,3-4,5-6 The Lord is the King of Glory who established the earth. Second Reading Romans 1:1-7 Paul...

III Sunday of Advent, Year A

Sex., 13 Dez. 19, Lectio Divina - Ano A, Lectio Divina

First Reading Isaiah 35:1-6,10 Responsorial Psalm Psalm 146:6-7,8-9,9-10 Second Reading James 5:7-10 Gospel Reading Matthew 11:2-11 The third Sunday of Advent is the Gaudete Sunday. This is also known as "Rejoice" Sunday. Despite our self-praised...

II Sunday of Advent (A) December 8, 2019

Sex., 06 Dez. 19, Lectio Divina - Ano A, Lectio Divina

Isaiah 11:1-10, Romans 15: 4-9, Mathew 3: 1-12 In traditional theological perspective, the main purposes of Advent are to prepare for remembering (and re-experiencing) the birth of Jesus at Christmas (the first Advent), and to prepare for the second coming...