Posts Tagged ‘lectio divina’

Growing in Knowledge and Understanding of the Word of God

Friday, September 30th, 2016

As the fall season settles in, a bit of that “back-to-school” feeling stays with us long after our student days are over. There is a natural inclination to learn and to grow that is part of the human experience at every age. With the Church today celebrating Saint Jerome, the prolific scholar who is credited […] [Read more]

‘Ask the Cardinal’: Finding Time to Pray

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

During a recent event at the Newseum sponsored by the John Carroll Society –  a conversation with Fox News Channel’s Bret Baier on the topic, “Catholicism and our Challenging World Today” – I was asked a variation of the following question.  My answer is adapted below. Between my work and family obligations and numerous other […] [Read more]

Lectio Divina

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

As a means of discovering or re-discovering the importance of God’s Word in our daily lives, we might consider an ancient but always timely Church practice called Lectio Divina.  In his Apostolic Exhortation, The Word of God, our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, speaks of Lectio Divina as the reflective and prayerful reading of Sacred […] [Read more]