LECTIO DIVINA 4th Sunday of Advent C

Translated by Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR Lk. 1:39-4 A. Invoking the Holy Spirit We invoke the Holy Spirit using the words of St. Augustine.          Come, Holy Spirit, by whom every devout soul, who believe in Christ, is sanctified to become a citizen of the City of God! (en. Ps 45:8) Come, HolySpirit, grant … Read more

LECTIO DIVINA 3rd Sunday of Advent C

Translated by Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR Invoking the Holy Spirit We invoke the Holy Spirit using the words of St. Augustine.           Come, Holy Spirit, by whom every devout soul, who believes in Christ, is sanctified to become a citizen of the City of God! (En. Ps. 45:8) Come, Holy Spirit, grant that we … Read more

December 8, Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Immaculate Conception refers to Mary as free from any stain of sin from the moment of being conceived in her mother’s womb. Therefore, throughout her existence she is untouched by sin. Why is this necessary? The Angel Gabriel at the Annunciation said that the Baby to be conceived by Mary was the “Son of the … Read more

LECTIO DIVINA 2nd Sun. of Advent C.

Translated by Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR A. Invoking the Holy Spirit We invoke the Holy Spirit in the words of St. Augustine.          Come, Holy Spirit, by whom every devout soul, who believes in Christ, is sanctified to become a citizen of the City of God! (en. Ps. 45:8) Come, Holy Spirit, grant that … Read more

Lectio Divina: 1st Sunday of Advent

Translated by Fray Hubert Dunstan Decena, OAR Lk. 21:25-28,34-36 A. Invoking the Holy Spirit We invoke the Holy Spirit using the words of St. Augustine. Come, Holy Spirit, by whom every devout soul, who believes in Christ, is sanctified to become a citizen of the City of God! (En. Ps. 45:8) Come, HolySpirit, grant that … Read more