Monthly Archives: September 2021

Daily Mass: We all have work to do in the Lord’s vineyard. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus sends out the seventy-two with specific instructions as they carry out his mission. May we continue this task as we eagerly respond to Christ and offer our lives today.

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


St. Jerome…pray for us!

The Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. Catholic Inspiration

The feast of the Archangels reminds us that we are not alone in the spiritual fight. They praise God constantly and assist us in our need. May we call upon the angels when times are tough!

Mass Readings – Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael


Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael…pray for us!

Daily Mass: Jesus invites us to follow; he never forces the way. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord’s response to James and John at the Samaritan village reveals a crucial insight: Christ will only invite us to follow him; we will not be forced.

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


St. Wenceslaus and St. Lawrence Ruiz…pray for us!

Daily Mass: Working together for the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord reminds the disciples that anyone who is not against them is for them. No matter what corner of the vineyard we are in, may we all work together for the Lord!

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


St. Vincent de Paul…pray for us!

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

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Here are some of the main themes in the readings for the 27th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Genesis 2:18-24

  • God makes different animals for the man (who gives them names) but none are a suitable partner.
  • God casts a deep sleep on the man and fashions a woman from one of his ribs.

Psalm – 128:1-6

  • “May the Lord bless us all the days of our lives.”
  • The man who follows the Lord is blessed in his family, with sufficient food and prosperity.

2nd Reading – Hebrews 2:9-11

  • The passage reflects on the person of Jesus, who was “for a little while” made “lower than the angels” that he might taste death.
  • Christ is the one through whom all things exist, and he made our salvation perfect through his suffering.

Gospel – Mark 10:2-16

  • Jesus responds to a question from a Pharisee about divorce.
  • Jesus then says, “Let the children come to me” when they were being prevented by the disciples.

Mass Readings – 27th Sunday of the Year


26th Sunday of the Year: We all can take part to be part of something great. Catholic Inspiration

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Both Moses and Jesus respond to division, encouraging us to look for ways that we can work together…rather than being torn apart.

Mass Readings – 26th Sunday of the Year


Daily Mass: The Lord will guard us as a shepherd guards his flock. Catholic Inspiration

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The words of Jeremiah express the response today. May we look to the Lord, our shepherd for guidance we need!

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


Daily Mass: Knowledge of Jesus means knowledge of the Cross. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord makes it clear that true knowledge of his identity will lead us to the Cross.

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


Daily Mass: The Lord takes delight in his people. Catholic Inspiration

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The Psalm response touches a deep longing in our hearts: to have relationships where those around us breathe joy and love into our lives. This is God’s response to all creation! The Lord takes delight in his people!

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


St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina…pray for us!

Daily Mass: When we follow Jesus we get to work! Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus sends out the Twelve Apostles with power and authority to carry out his earthly ministry. Their work inspires us to consider how we can serve the Lord with our lives today.

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


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