Category Archives: Christmas

Baptism of the Lord: The humility of John the Baptist. Catholic Inspiration

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When asked if he was the Christ, John the Baptist redirected the crowd to the coming of Jesus. His humility offers us an example about how to live our lives as we follow the Lord.

Mass Readings – Baptism of the Lord

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Daily Mass: Christ meets us in the messiness of life. Catholic Inspiration

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The conclusion of the First Letter of John reveals the role of our faith in the messiness of daily life. In our awkward and painful moments, we can run to the Lord – who meets us in the messy – and receive the grace he longs to offer.

Mass Readings – Saturday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: We place our hope in Jesus Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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The First Letter of John proclaims that our eternal life is made possible by Jesus Christ. As we claim Christ as Lord, may we call upon God’s grace to live our faith with conviction and joy.

Mass Readings – Friday after Epiphany

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St. Raymond of Penyafort, pray for us!


Daily Mass: A powerful test of our love for the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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The first reading minces no words when it comes to testing the depth of our love for God. As we apply this insight to ourselves, may we call upon the Lord to help us love one another in a manner worthy of Christ.

Mass Readings – Thursday after Epiphany

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St. André Bessette, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Putting God’s love into practice. Catholic Inspiration

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God’s love must be evident in the love we express with one another. May these words inspire us to consider the challenging and difficult situations in our lives today as we call upon Heaven for the help we need to put this love into practice!

Mass Readings – Wednesday after Epiphany

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St. John Neumann, pray for us!


Daily Mass: God is love. Catholic Inspiration

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The first reading offers a beautiful reflection on God as the source of all love. May we receive this love and freely offer it to one another!

Mass Readings – Tuesday after Epiphany

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Test everything to discern what is of God. Catholic Inspiration

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The First Letter of John exhorts us “to test the spirits to see whether they belong to God.” How do we do this? By using the gifts of Faith and Reason we discern how to live each day to the fullest.

Mass Readings – Monday after Epiphany

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Epiphany: Living by the light that leads us to Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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The feast of Epiphany offers us an insight into understanding the pilgrimage of our lives. Guided by the light of Christ we travel on our pilgrim path through this world to our destination in Heaven, learning life’s lessons along the way.

Mass Readings – Epiphany of the Lord

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Mary, the Mother of God. Catholic Inspiration

She was chosen to be the Mother of God, and as we honor the Blessed Virgin Mary this day we draw near to her Son, the Savior of the World.

Mass Readings – Mary, the Mother of God

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Key insights about Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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The Prologue of the Gospel of John offers rich insights about Jesus. May we dwell on these words of hope and live them with joy!

Mass Readings – 7th Day in the Octave of Christmas

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St. Sylvester…pray for us!


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