‘ Lectio Divina ’ Category

BEC, Bible Apostolate, Lectio Divina, Ministry, Scriptures

Intelligent Reading of Scriptures: Revisited

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Some ten years ago I wrote a series of articles for Suite101 on "Reading Scriptures Intelligently". I wrote those articles for the general reader who wants to get more from his/her reading of the Scriptures. What I wrote ...
Christian Life, Church in the World, Lectio Divina, Scriptures, Spirituality

Encountering the Lord in the Midst of Life’s Upheavals II

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Encountering the Lord in the Midst of Life’s Upheavals II
The post "Encountering the Lord in the Midst of Life's Upheavals" is the one of the most read articles in the Mystical Geek. It is actually John Chrysostom's commentary on Matthew 14:22-33, which is the account of Jesus' walking ...
Lectio Divina, Scriptures

An Old Monk Thinks About Happiness

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  Guy the Carthusian is the author of the Scala Claustralium, our main source for what is called the lectio divina which the Catholic Catechism presents as the way of reading the Scriptures.  I have on several occassions written about ...
Christian Life, Lectio Divina, Spirituality

What Is S.O.A.P.?

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What Is S.O.A.P.?
S. O. A. P. is an acronym for “Scriptures, Observe, Apply, Pray” and is a bible journalling method that helps one not only to understand the Scriptures but also to monitor one’s understanding of it. Journaling is an excellent way to ...
Lectio Divina, Scriptures

From Bible Study to Prayer and Contemplation

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From Bible Study to Prayer and Contemplation
The BEC is not a bible study group. It is rather the weekly gathering of groups of the faithful to prepare themselves for the Sunday liturgy so as to be more ready to live the Word of God in ...
Lectio Divina, Scriptures

Catholic Bible Helps

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Catholic Bible Helps
Since the 1980's I've seen how Catholic Bibles have been multiplying in our bookstores. There was a time when someone from Kamuning, Quezon City had to go to Catholic Trade, Manila to find the Catholic Edition of the RSV. ...
BEC, Bible Apostolate, Church in the World, Lectio Divina, MGCP, Ministry, PREX, Scriptures

Records of an Ecclesial Experiment II

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Records of an Ecclesial Experiment II
Below are links to articles on this website regarding the BEC Project in our parish. It complements another article that I posted back in 2008. Much has changed in the way our BEC Project is carried out. ...
Lectio Divina, Scriptures

Eternal Life: An Exercise in Free Association

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Someone who read my article on the Lectio Divina (Parallel Texts, Textual Resonances and the Liturgy) asked me for another example of how free association works in meditating on a text of Scriptures. The example I gave was based ...
BEC, Bible Apostolate, Internet, Lectio Divina, Ministry, Scriptures

Biblista Podcasts

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Biblista Podcasts
Since December 24, 2010, I have been experimenting on a new (or relatively new) internet medium, podcasting. A "podcast" is defined as a free service that allows Internet users to pull audio files (typically MP3s) from a podcasting Web ...
Lectio Divina, Liturgy, Scriptures

How Does One Konek-Konek II?

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How Does One Konek-Konek II?
In a post last year, I illustrated how from the account of Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem as king, one can, through the free association of ideas gained from the lectionary readings, understand the relationship of that event to his subsequent ...
Internet, Lectio Divina, Scriptures

Links to the Lectio Divina

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I am currently working on a database of links of the articles directly dealing with the Scriptures and lectio divina found at Otium Sanctum. The database items number to more than two hundred article links, a collection dating back ...
Bible Apostolate, Lectio Divina, MGCP, Scriptures

Introduction to the Lectio Divina

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Members of the Catholic Women's League in our parish have asked me to give them a one hour introduction to the "Lectio Divina". They have scheduled it for June 17, 2006, a Saturday. I already ...

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