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Lectio Divina: Matthew 17,10-13

Lectio Divina: 
Saturday, December 10, 2016

2nd Week of Advent

1) Opening prayer
Lord our God,
let us never become indifferent
to the ardent message
which your Son speaks to us in the gospel
When we have become inattentive and uninvolved,

Lectio Divina: Third Sunday of Advent (A)

Lectio Divina: 
Sunday, December 11, 2016

Jesus’ witness concerning John the Baptist
Matthew 11:2-11

1. Let us invoke the Holy Spirit

 Spirit of God,
who at the beginning of creation
hovered over the abyss of the universe
and transformed the great yawn of things
into a smile of beauty,
come down again on earth
and grant it the thrill of its beginnings.

Lectio Divina: Matthew 21,23-27

Lectio Divina: 
Monday, December 12, 2016

3rd Week of Advent

1) Opening prayer
Lord our God,
in a world of injustice, war and exploitation,
in which more and more people
have the means to live
but not many reasons to live for,

Lectio Divina: Matthew 21,28-32

Lectio Divina: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
3rd Week of Advent
1) Opening prayer
Lord our God,
you are close to the poor and the repentant.
Do not allow us to be proud,
that we may not trust in ourselves
but teach us to be humble and lowly,
that we may recognize our limitations
and be open to you and to your coming
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
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As Carmelites We live our life of allegiance to Jesus Christ and to serve Him faithfully with a pure heart and a clear conscience through a commitment to seek the face of the living God (the contemplative dimension of life), through prayer, through fraternity, and through service (diakonia). These three fundamental elements of the charism are not distinct and unrelated values, but closely interwoven.


by Dr. Radut