Lectio: The Magnificat

It is only through a denigration of motherhood that we do not venerate St. Mary, the mother of Jesus.  It is she who carried Christ in her womb through the discomfort of nine months, gave birth to Jesus through the pains of birth, nursed God incarnate upon her breast, raised him, learned from him, watched [Read More...]

Lectio Divina: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

Read Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 aloud to your self, pausing on any word or phrase that stands out to you. Then read the passage again silently.  Again, if there is a word or phrase that stands out to you, repeat it to yourself and think about its meaning.  Abide with the passage. Ask yourself why you heard what [Read More...]