The Mysteries of Light – Lectio With Mary

With these words of Blessed Bartolo Longo, the apostle of the Rosary, Pope Saint John Paul II ended his Apostolic Letter Rosarium Virginis Mariae (The Rosary of the Virgin Mary) (2002), a meditation both personal and ecclesial – it marked the beginning of the 25th year of his pontificate and also opened…

Mark 4:10-12; 21-23 – Listen, you who have ears!

The parable of the sower and Christ’s explanation, which we considered in last week’s lectio divina, is broken up by comments which Christ makes about his own style of teaching, and how his teaching is to be received and passed on. Now, the Teacher is instructing us on how we should carry on his work, and what is the groundwork necessary for our preaching and teaching.