Lectio Divina

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Lectio Divina (“Divine Reading") is a method of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer intended to lead to a greater understanding of Holy Scripture (God’s Word),and closer communion with God.The roots of scriptural reflection and interpretation go back to Origen in the 3rd...

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Watch and Pray

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Jesus Prays in Gethsemane      Matthew 26:36-46 (NKJV) Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane, and said to the disciples, “Sit here while I go and pray over there.” And He took with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and He began to be...

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Praying the Penitential Psalms

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The Book of Psalms has been the prayer book of the Church for centuries, the six Penitential Psalms being especially relevant during Lent. Psalm 6  (Penitential)                                   ...

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