Category Archives: Feasts & Solemnities

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: 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!


The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

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On this feast of the Holy Cross, we recall God’s unfathomable love for the world. May the cherished words of John’s Gospel inspire us to run to the Cross of Christ and receive his lavish grace of forgiveness, mercy and compassion.

Mass Readings – Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

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We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you. Because by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world!


Daily Mass: God works in and through our families. Catholic Inspiration

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On this feast of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we see how God worked through the Holy Family, and recognizing how the Lord works through our own.

Mass Readings – Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


Daily Mass: We make known the splendor of God. Catholic Inspiration

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Psalm 145 proclaims the marvels of God’s might, and the response reminds us to echo this Good News to all the world.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle

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St. Bartholomew, pray for us!


The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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Mary proclaims her great Magnificat in Luke’s Gospel, giving praise to God who does mighty things through our lowly lives. May her words inspire us to offer our lives to the Lord!

Mass Readings – Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


Daily Mass: To follow Jesus means that we serve one another. Catholic Inspiration

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As the disciples become indignant over the request from the mother of James and John, the Lord uses the opportunity as a teachable moment…showing how his disciples are called to serve one another.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. James, Apostle

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St. James the Apostle, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Jesus sends Mary Magdalene on a mission. Catholic Inspiration

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Mary Magdalene is the first disciple to meet the Risen Lord, and she is empowered by Christ to proclaim the resurrection to the Apostles.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

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St. Mary Magdalene, pray for us!


Daily Mass: St. Peter and St. Paul. Catholic Inspiration

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They are two of the brightest lights in the communion of Saints, yet these very sinful, fallible men can inspire us to follow their example as we turn away from our past sins and embrace a future guided by the grace of Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul

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St. Peter & St. Paul, pray for us!


The Immaculate Heart of Mary

The feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary offers us an opportunity to reflect on the extreme range of emotions she encountered, particularly sorrow. The Blessed Mother had many experiences to ponder in her heart; may her intercession lead us to the Cross of her Son.

Mass Readings – Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


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