Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Pope St Pius X (1835-1914)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 64:7-22
Mass: Ezk 28:1-10; Resp Ps (Dt 32); Mt 19:23-30


We have given up everything and followed you. What will there be for us?

Monday, August 20, 2018

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Doctor of the Church (1090-1153)

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 64:1-6 The Election of an Abbess or Abbot
Mass: 
For the Solemnity of St Bernard: Ws 7:7-10, 15-16;; Resp Ps 18; Ph 3:17-4:1; Jn 17:20-26
For the Feria: Ezk 24:15-24; Resp Ps (Dt 32); Mt 19:16-22


St Mary Magdalene, St Benedict, St Bernard of Clairvaux, and St Catherine of Alexandria
About 1380-1390 tempura and gold on wood
By Agnolo Gaddi, Italian

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Twentienth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 63:10-19
Mass: Pr 9:1-6; Resp Ps 34; Ep 5:15-20; Jn 6:51-58

Come, eat of my food, and drink of the wine I have mixed! Forsake foolishness that you may live; advance in the way of understanding.
(Pr 9:5-6)

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Let the children come

Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time
Blessed Virgin Mary

Reading of the Day
RB: Ch 63:1-9 Community Order
Mass: Ezk 18:1-10, 13b, 30-32; Resp Ps 51; Mt 19:13-15


Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 62 The Priests of the Monastery
Mass: Ezk 16:1-15, 60, 63; Resp Ps (Is 12); Mt 19:3-12


Double Face
Bronze, by Giacomo Manz├╣
Ostia Antica, Italy

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Saint Stephen of Hungary (d. 1038); Saint Roch (14th century)

Thursday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 61:6-14
Mass: Ezk 12:1-12; Resp Ps 78; Mt 18:21-19:1


Do not forget the works of the Lord.
(Resp Ps 78)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Readings of the Day
RB: Ch 61:1-5 Monastic Pilgrims from Far Away
Mass: Rev 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab; Resp Ps 45; 1 Co 15:20-27; Lk 1:39-56


Our Lady of the Redwoods