Tag Archives: Lectio Divina

Recommended Basic Spiritual Reading for Lent

CP&S COMMENT. Fr Tim Finigan, on his blog, ‘The Hermeneutic of Continuity’, has written a very helpful article giving a list to books he highly recommends for Spiritual Reading (lectio divina) during Lent. In lectio divina the Scriptures are opened up to … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Lectio Divina: 5th Sunday of Lent, Year B

Giotto – Lower Church at Assisi We Want to See the Infinite: the Thirst for God’s Face Paris, March 20, 2015 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) See the good Face of Destiny: Jesus Christ. Days fly by and even the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

Johann Overbeck The Sabbath of Christ: to Pray, to Heal, to Preach and to Pray Again Paris, February 06, 2015 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The day of Christ Today’s Gospel describes a Saturday spent by Jesus in Capernaum that … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged | 29 Comments

Lectio Divina: 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

The Call to Be United With God and One Another Paris, January 23, 2015 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The call to conversion. The readings of the Liturgy of the Word this Sunday take us back to the theme already … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: 3rd Sunday of Advent, Year B

The Sunday of Joy Paris, December 12, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The joy for the coming Christmas. The Birth of Jesus has a special fascination for everyone and in the entire world. I’ve seen “Noel, Christmas, Navidad, Natale” … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

The Gifts Received and Shared Paris, November 14, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The first talent is God’s Love. The “talents” of which Jesus speaks in today Gospel are not only the qualities or the abilities that God has … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

Rome, November 07, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The Church is our home Today we should celebrate the XXXII Sunday in Ordinary Time, however since in 2014 this Sunday falls on November 9, the liturgy calls us to solemnly … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged | 5 Comments

Lectio Divina: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

The Parable of the Wicked Husbandmen Speculum humanae salvationis. Cologne, frater Nycolaus (scribe); c. 1450 National Library of the Netherlands We Must Put Our Trust in Love; We Cannot Own It Paris, October 03, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

St Nicholas modelling fraternal correction with Arius Fresco from Panagia Sumela monastery The Church, a Place of Forgiveness Paris, September 05, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) Forgiveness as correction to claim back a brother. This Sunday’s Gospel comes immediately … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Our Lord handing the keys to St Peter (Detail) Pietro Perugino A Question Regarding Christ and the Church Paris, August 24, 2014 (Zenit.org) 1) Life must answer. Who is Christ? This question, which is always present and that cannot be … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

The Bread: A Sign of God’s Compassion Paris, July 31, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) Bread of Life: Bread of heaven and bread of the earth. This Sunday’s Gospel, with the narration of the multiplication of the loaves, shows … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

The Hidden Pearl in our Daily Lives Paris, July 25, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The Kingdom of God is like … The Gospel of today’s liturgy concludes the thirteen chapter of Matthew and at the same time Jesus’ … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged | 7 Comments

Lectio Divina: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year A – July 13, 2014

Jesus, the Sower That Sows the Seed of Life Meditation for Sunday, July 13th Rome, July 13, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The words of the Word that must be seeded. The parable of today’s Roman Rite liturgy in … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged , | 15 Comments

Lectio Divina: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

‘Little Ones’ Are Not the Simple-Minded; They Are the Humble-Wise Paris, July 06, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The gentle and humble of heart. After the journey of Lent and the Passion (the Way of the Cross) and Easter … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lectio Divina: Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year A

The Trinity: Follower of Artus Wolffort The Trinity Is a Communion of Love and Light and Man Is Its True Image Paris, June 13, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo Introduction. The Trinity is a shining mystery: “As only three, each … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Exegesis, Biblical Reflection | Tagged | 2 Comments