Category Archives: Christmas

The Baptism of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

The baptism of Jesus recalls the gift of our own baptism and how our lives are now configured to Christ. May we live this great gift as we put our faith into practice.

Mass Readings – The Baptism of the Lord

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Daily Mass: Christ must increase in our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

The words of John Baptist remind us of a crucial spiritual point, “He must increase, I must decrease.” May we seek to let Christ increase his rule in our hearts each and every day.

Mass Readings – Saturday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: The compassion of Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus heals the leper in the Gospel of Luke, we witness the profound compassion of the Lord, who longs for our TOTAL healing – body, mind, heart and soul. May we draw near to Christ for this healing and in turn seek to be agents of healing whenever possible.

Mass Readings – Friday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: Our love for God is revealed in our love for each other. Catholic Inspiration

The First Letter of John cuts through any warm and fuzzy notions of love with a decisive evaluation: we reveal our love for God through our love for one another. May this practical test guide and direct our actions, powered by the love of Christ.

Mass Readings – Thursday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: God loves us and commands us to love one another. Catholic Inspiration

The First Letter of St. John offers a beautiful and moving reflection on how God’s love moves in and through us into the world. May the Lord’s love flow through us today!

Mass Readings – Wednesday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: The multiplication of the fishes and loaves. Catholic Inspiration

This is the altar at the Church of the Multiplication at Tabgha on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Note the two fish and the basket containing four loaves…the fifth loaf is for the altar!

The multiplication of the fishes and loaves in the Gospel of Mark uses the same language that we use to describe what happens at Mass when the priest takes the bread and wine. May we be nourished every time we go to pray, so that we can nourish others with the gift of our lives.

Mass Readings – Tuesday after Epiphany

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Epiphany: What the Magi can teach us. Catholic Inspiration

The intensity of the quest of the Magi and the treasures they offered the Christ child can teach us about the conviction and quality we bring to the Lord each and every day.

Mass Readings – Epiphany of the Lord

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