Lectio Divina means “divine reading”. It is a prayer practice which trusts that God speaks to us through scripture. This is a practice I started doing regularly a few years ago.
The Gospel of Mark is the shortest of the four gospels. It has an urgency to it. Phrases like “immediately” and “at once” are frequently encountered.
The Book of Psalms is a book of prayers. The psalms express the author’s praise, thanksgiving, distress, or even anger. Here are some resources, reflections, and social media graphics for the Book of Psalms.
Inspired By You letters give teens an opportunity to reflect on a person who has inspired them. They are also an opportunity to inspire themselves! This activity goes well with a meeting focused on the Holy Spirit or on Scripture as the inspired Word of God. It could also be used as part of a Confirmation program.
The mass readings for Year B focus on the Gospel of Mark. A good commentary assists the reader to access the themes in the gospel and respond to them. Mary Healy helps the reader understand the culture and landscape and the time of Jesus in order to bring this gospel to life.
Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. – St. Jerome (Social media graphic)