A site focusing on Lectio Divina

As I was reflecting on what to write on today’s gospel reading, I came across this website put together by the Carmelites.  They have daily reflections as well that focus more on lectio divina.  Check out about mid-way down the home page.

They give the definition of lectio divina as follows:

… a Latin term, means “divine reading” and describes a way of reading the Scriptures whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to what God wants to say to us. In the 12th century, a Carthusian monk called Guigo, described the stages which he saw as essential to the practice of Lectio Divina. There are various ways of practicing Lectio Divina either individually or in groups but Guigo’s description remains fundamental.

The reflection on the Gospel reading for today concerning Jesus and the little children is very helpful.  You can check it out HERE.

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About Jeremy

I work at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Hammond, LA. I teach part-time classes from time to time, through Loyola University in New Orleans, Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans and St. Joseph's Abbey and Seminary College. I also just finished a doctoral degree in Biblical languages through the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.
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