Lectio Divina with Cardinal Thomas Collins - Season 5: The New Evangelization
This is a sample of Lectio Divina from Season 1, Episode 1:
Lectio Divina is not a catechesis or a teaching but it is a prayer, a divine reading, a personal encounter with God in Sacred Scripture.
The ten episodes of this fifth season of Lectio Divina with Cardinal Collins captures the monthly encounter between Toronto’s chief shepherd and his flock. To encourage an emphasis on Scripture as a key component to the New Evangelization, Cardinal Thomas Collins draws upon moments of the First Evangelization as found in the New Testament. Explore the Bible, from Christ’s encounter with his despondent disciples on the road to Emmaus to Peter’s exhortation to live hopeful and holy lives. Experience Lectio Divina as Cardinal Collins provides the faithful gathered at St. Michael’s Cathedral with the opportunity to nourish their faith lives by reflecting on how the apostles and disciples responded to their own calls to evangelize others.
In each session, Cardinal Collins slowly reads an excerpt of Scripture passage, offers a short reflection ,and invites the congregation to quietly meditate on the passage. Salt + Light Television invites you to this personal encounter with the Word of God in Lectio Divina with Cardinal Thomas Collins: The New Evangelization.
This season was filmed before and during His Eminence’s elevation to the College of Cardinals. As such, he is referred to as “Archbishop Thomas Collins” in the first six episodes, and as “Cardinal Thomas Collins” in the final four.
5 disc set
English / NTSC