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Lectio Divina: 5th Sunday of Easter, Year A

Hodegetria – “She who points the Way” Berlinghiero Berlinghieri Jesus: Way of Charity, Word of Truth, Food for Life Paris, May 16, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1 ) Nothing shall upset you 1 Let’s think of and let’s recite … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 2nd Sunday of Easter, Year A

Sunday of Divine Mercy Paris, April 25, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The pierced side: a source of light and mercy. This Sunday traditionally was called “Sunday in Albis,” but since 2000 has been proclaimed by Pope John Paul … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: Resurrection Sunday, Year A

El Greco, the Resurrection The Grave Could Not Contain Him, Christ Is Risen: Let Us Seek Him Among the Living Paris, April 18, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo A brief introduction: The Easter that we celebrate today with joy is … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 5th Sunday of Lent, Year A

Love Conquers Death Paris, April 04, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) Love conquers death. The Gospel passage that is proposed today by the Liturgy of the Mass invites us to contemplate the miracle of the resurrection of Lazarus as … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: Laetare Sunday, Year A

Lætere Sunday at Blackfen   Paris, March 28, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The Joy The title and the introduction of the Exhortation of Pope Francis “Evangelii gaudium “: “The joy of the gospel” are the best commentaries on … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 3rd Sunday of Lent, Year A

The Samaritan Woman at the Well – by CARRACCI, Annibale – from Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan Lent: the Meeting of Two Thirsts Paris, March 21, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) A poor one who asks to donate. In his … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year A

Arabic gospel book, Egyptian 1694, Ilyas Basim Khuri Bazzi Rahib Lent: Exodus of Light and Tents of Peace Paris, March 14, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) Lent: Exodus of penance and light. Lent is not just a journey of … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 1st Sunday of Lent, Year A

Lent: 40 Days of Exodus Paris, March 07, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) Lent: 40 Days of exodus to go to the Promised Land. As suggested by today’s liturgy (the first Sunday of Lent) the right way to take … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A

Cosimo Rosselli -The sermon on the Mount Love Is a ‘Duty’ and Hate Is Not a ‘Right’ Paris, February 21, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) To look to the Cross. “Love your enemies”: a realistic command? Is it really … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A

H/t to the Cloistered Heart Salt and Light: Taste of the Earth and Light of the World Paris, February 07, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) Salt and Light In the early centuries, persecuted Christians were brought into the Colosseum … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A

Leonard Gaultier Jesus Christ, Light of the World Paris, January 24, 2014 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The first call: “Repent.” In today’s passage the Apostle and Evangelist Matthew tells us that Jesus left Nazareth, where in hiding he had … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 3rd Sunday of Advent, Year A

A fresco from Gračanica Monastery The Joy and Its Prophet Paris, December 13, 2013 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The joy of the gift of charity The aim of Advent is to prepare the Christians for Christmas because Jesus comes … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year A

El Greco – The Annunciation Advent as Encounter With Christ by Meeting John the Baptist and Mary Paris, December 06, 2013 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) Meeting John to encounter Jesus Thanks to the liturgy of the Roman Rite for … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 1st Sunday of Advent, Year A

The Fall of the Damned – Bosch, Venice With Open Eyes, Astonished and New Paris, November 29, 2013 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) Vigilance and discernment In the Canticle of the Sun (recited in the liturgy of the Hours during … Continue reading

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Lectio Divina: 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

The Åby Crucifix A King With a Cross as Throne Paris, November 22, 2013 (Zenit.org) Monsignor Francesco Follo 1) The most important thing is not to be like Jesus but, like the good thief, to be with Jesus. In his … Continue reading

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