Daily Mass: We call upon the archangels. Catholic Inspiration

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In the sight of the angels we carry out our spiritual battles, calling upon heaven for the grace and strength we need…singing God’s praises and following the Lord through this life to the next.

Mass Readings – Feast of the Archangels

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Holy Archangels of God, pray for us!


Daily Mass: We follow the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus interacts with three people on his way to Jerusalem, revealing to us what it means to follow the Lord with all our mind and heart.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 26th Week of the Year

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St. Wenceslaus and St. Lawrence Ruiz and Companions, pray for us!


Daily Mass: We fight fire…with faith! Catholic Inspiration

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As the Lord faces hostility, he shows the disciples a way that transcends animosity and violence. May his example inspire us to fight fire with faith!

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 26th Week of the Year

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St. Vincent de Paul, pray for us!


Daily Mass: We work with others in the Lord’s service. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus teaches the disciples that greatness in the Kingdom of God comes when we welcome the powerless and recognize the efforts of those who are different. In other words, we are a team who sees the value that all can contribute in a rich variety of ways.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 26th Week of the Year

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St. Cosmas and St. Damian, pray for us!


Study, Pray, Serve: 27th Sunday of the Year

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Let’s examine some of the themes in the readings for the 27th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4

  • The prophet calls upon the Lord for help in the midst of suffering and misery.
  • God answers, stating that the fulfillment will come in its proper time.
  • One must have faith, the steadfast trust in God’s promises, in order to live.

Psalm – 95:1-2,6-9

  • “If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.”
  • With enduring faith, we worship and acclaim the Lord our God.

2nd Reading – 2nd Timothy 1:6-8,13-14

  • We “stir into flame the gift of God” when we bear hardship for the Gospel.
  • The Holy Spirit will help us remain faithful.

Gospel – Luke 17:5-10

  • The Lord exhorts the Apostles to have faith like a mustard seed.
  • Faith is a normal response to our love for the Lord, and not an excuse for special rewards.

Mass Readings – 27th Sunday of the Year

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26th Sunday of the Year: We have the tools we need for the journey. Catholic Inspiration

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As Jesus tells the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, we discover that our faith has given us all the tools we need for our spiritual journey through this life to the next.

Mass Readings – 26th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: Christ is handed over…for us. Catholic Inspiration

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In the midst of the miracles, healings and teachings, Jesus reminds his disciples that he will be handed over. Knowing the sacrifice that Christ makes on our behalf, may we be renewed to seek the Lord each and every day.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 24th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Christ suffers for our sins. Catholic Inspiration

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As the Lord speaks with his disciples, he reveals his suffering, death and resurrection.  May this sacrifice inspire us to recognize our sins and return to Christ, who reveals God’s love through the Cross.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 25th Week of the Year

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St. Padre Pio, pray for us!


Daily Mass: God is our refuge and our strength. Catholic Inspiration

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Psalm 90 inspires us with God’s strong and everlasting protection. May we trust the Lord in times of trial as we face the challenges of each new day.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 25th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Christ calls us to new life from our sins. Catholic Inspiration

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Through the example of St. Matthew, Christ demonstrates his desire to call sinners to newness of life.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle

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St. Matthew, pray for us!


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