Conversing with God in Lent: Praying the Sunday Mass Readings with Lectio Divina

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Lent is an ideal time to begin or intensify the practice of lectio divina, an ancient practice of praying with the Scriptures so that we hear the Lord speaking to us through his word. Conversing with God in Lent leads the reader through the steps of lectio divina for the Old Testament and gospel reading for each Sunday in cycles A, B, and C during Lent.

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Overview

Lent is an ideal time to begin or intensify the practice of lectio divina, an ancient practice of praying with the Scriptures so that we hear the Lord speaking to us through his word. Conversing with God in Lent leads the reader through the steps of lectio divina for the Old Testament and gospel reading for each Sunday in cycles A, B, and C during Lent.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781593251659
  • Publisher: Word Among Us Press, The
  • Publication date: 1/28/2010
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 285,662
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 9

1 Prayerfully Listening to God's Word during Lent 13

A Call to Fasting, Prayer, and Almsgiving 14

The Baptismal and Penitential Focus of Lent 16

The Cross Unveils Scripture as the Revelation of Christ 18

Lent in the Way of Saint Benedict 20

The Season of Growth and Transformation 22

2 Lectio Divina for All God's People 25

Lectio: Reading the Text with a Listening Ear 26

Meditatio: Reflecting on the Meaning and Message of the Text 27

Oratio: Praying in Response to God's Word 29

Contemplatio: Quietly Resting in God 31

Operatio: Faithful Witness in Daily Life 32

3 Lectio Divina for Lent: Year A 35

First Sunday of Lent 35

Second Sunday of Lent 43

Third Sunday of Lent 50

Fourth Sunday of Lent 58

Fifth Sunday of Lent 66

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion 73

4 Lectio Divina for Lent: Year B 83

First Sunday of Lent 83

Second Sunday of Lent 90

Third Sunday of Lent 97

Fourth Sunday of Lent 104

Fifth Sunday of Lent 111

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion 118

5 Lectio Divina for Lent: Year C 127

First Sunday of Lent 127

Second Sunday of Lent 134

Third Sunday of Lent 141

Fourth Sunday of Lent 149

Fifth Sunday of Lent 157

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion 164

Calendar of Sunday Lectionary Cycles 173

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