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Lectio Divina

Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time: A Teaching that is new

Today we encounter Jesus in a synagogue where he shows himself as a teacher with the authority: his actions confirm his teachings. The Kingdom of God is close at hand and the powers of evil are being vanquished. The readings invite us to pay attention to the one who teaches us and frees us. As […]


Lectio Divina: Feast of St Kentigern Put out into deep water.

The start of Ordinary Time in Glasgow is under the patronage of the founder of our Diocese. The readings invite us to reflect on God’s will for his church and his people. As you begin these reflections each day spend a few moments repeating the phrase “Speak Lord, your servant it listening.” Then read the […]


Lectio Divina: Feast of the Epiphany We have seen his star.

This last Feast of Christmas invites us to recognise the infant king of the Jews is for all people at all times. Once more we might make a resolution to spend some minutes each day reflecting on God’s presence, offering him an opportunity to speak to our hearts and fill us with his goodness.  It […]


Lectio Divina: Feast of the Holy Family A light to enlighten

“A NEW SPIRITUAL SPRINGTIME.” In the midst of winter does the idea of springtime appeal to you? Pope Benedict XVI once said:  “I would like in particular to recall and recommend the ancient tradition of Lectio Divina: the diligent reading of Sacred Scripture accompanied by prayer brings about that intimate dialogue in which the person reading […]