Monthly Archives: March 2022

Daily Mass: The testimonies about Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus reveals in the Gospel of John many different sources of testimony on his behalf. Will we take these to heart and follow the Lord throughout this life?

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 4th Week of Lent


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Daily Mass: The Lord is gracious and merciful. Catholic Inspiration

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Both Isaiah and Jesus offer words of hope and consolation regarding the faithful and tender compassion of God. The Psalmist sums it up, “The Lord is gracious and merciful.”

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 4th Week of Lent


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Daily Mass: Jesus heals with a word, Part II. Catholic Inspiration

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After healing the boy in Capernaum, Jesus travels to Jerusalem and heals a paralytic man with a word.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 4th Week of Lent


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Daily Mass: Jesus heals with a word. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus reveals his power by healing the son of a royal official with a simple word.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 4th Week of Lent


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Study, Pray, Serve: 5th Sunday of Lent

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Let’s explore some of the themes for this 5th Sunday of Lent.

1st Reading – Isaiah 43:16-21

  • The prophet invites the people to reflect on God’s mighty deeds in the past.
  • The Lord is now doing something new that will renew all creation.

Psalm – 126:1-6

  • “The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy.”
  • Out of moments of suffering and trial, we recall God’s grace and help.

2nd Reading – Philippians 3:8-14

  • St. Paul contrasts how little he disregards the suffering in this life for the glory we possess in Jesus Christ.
  • With his hope anchored in the Lord, he eagerly looks ahead to the future.

Gospel – John 8:1-11

  • A woman caught in adultery is brought before Jesus by an angry crowd.
  • After Jesus gently admonishes the crowd to consider their own sins, he then shows mercy to the woman.

Mass Readings – 5th Sunday of Lent


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Note: These are the readings for “Year C” in the Lectionary for Mass. On the 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays of Lent, parishes may use the “Year A” readings at Masses that include members of the RCIA process.

Getting the most out of Mass. Catholic Inspiration

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This presentation offers a number of practical tips for people of all ages to experience more fully the power and grace of the Eucharist.


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4th Sunday of Lent: The Father’s response to his children. Catholic Inspiration

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The parable of the Prodigal Son offers powerful insights into the spiritual life. May the lessons we learn inspire us to return to our Heavenly Father and accept his gifts of grace and reconciliation.

Mass Readings – 4th Sunday of Lent


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Daily Mass: Two people went to pray… Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus offers a parable about how two different people who went to the temple to pray, but only one was heard by God.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of Lent


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The Annunciation of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

Mary acknowledges and affirms the Good News that Gabriele proclaims; her example inspires us to embrace our faith in Christ and put it into daily practice…for nothing will be impossible for God!

Mass Readings – Annunciation of the Lord


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Today bishops and priests around the world join Pope Francis in consecrating Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!

Daily Mass: The kingdom of God is upon us. Catholic Inspiration

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After driving out a demon, Jesus teaches the crowds and reveals how God’s kingdom is upon them. May we run to meet the Lord and confront the evil in our lives with his grace!

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 3rd Week of the Year


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