Lectio divina

Scripture, Part of the Foundation of Joy (part three; part one here; part two here) This is from the Office of Readings of Sunday Week 6 of Ordinary Time. It is from a Commentary on the Diatassaron by St Ephrem the Syrian. It certainly inspires me to keep on reading the bible and makes this [...]

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The Practice of Lectio Divina – a Source of Joy (2)

by David Clayton on February 15, 2011

Scripture, Part of the Foundation of Joy (part two; read part one, here) I am not an expert in this at all, but I thought that my experiences of trying (and often failing) to learn the technique and practice it, might be a starting point for others who wish to make a beginning also. Also [...]

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The Practice of Lectio Divina – a Source of Joy (1)

by David Clayton on February 14, 2011

Scripture, part of the foundation of joy (part one, part two tomorrow) A group of Thomas More College students and myself have just made a trip to the Benedictine community, St Benedict Abbey, which is at Still River, Massachussetts for a mini-retreat. We arrived for sung Vespers in Latin at 6pm and then left after Compline, [...]

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