Category Archives: Feasts & Solemnities

Daily Mass: Our Lady of the Rosary. Catholic Inspiration

On this feast of the Rosary we recall the power of the Lord’s Prayer in the context of the ministry and life of Jesus. May this beautiful prayer draw us closer to the Lord through the intercession of his mother, Mary.

Mass Readings – Our Lady of the Rosary

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The Holy Guardian Angels. Catholic Inspiration

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We call upon our Guardian Angels as we grow in grace and follow their example to help and serve one another.

Mass Readings – The Holy Guardian Angels

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The Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. Catholic Inspiration

The Bible names these three angels as particular instruments in God’s plan of salvation; may their presence inspire our faith as we follow Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – The Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael

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Feast of St. Matthew: We live in a manner worthy of our call. Catholic Inspiration

The Letter to the Ephesians beautifully illustrates how we are directed to live according to the manner of our call to follow Jesus Christ. Simply put, if we have been given gifts, then may we joyfully offer them to the Lord!

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle

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Note: Today is my birthday, and I give thanks to God for the gift of my life!


Daily Mass: Mary, our Lady of Sorrows. Catholic Inspiration

Cappella del Crocefisso, painted by Scipione Pulzone, Chiesa Nuova, Rome.

The anguish of Mary at the foot of the Cross of Christ touches our human pain and loss in moments of suffering. Yet Mary’s faithfulness inspires us to endure these times of trial as we place our hope in her Son.

Mass Readings – Our Lady of Sorrows

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The Exaltation of the Holy Cross of Jesus Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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The Cross of Christ reveals justice, humility and love as Christ triumphs over sin and death for the salvation of the world. We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you! For by your Holy Cross you have redeemed the world.

Mass Readings – The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

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The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

As the Church celebrates the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we recognize that all of us – in great and small ways – have a part to play in salvation history. Following Mary’s example, will we say yes to the Lord today?

Mass Readings – The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Daily Mass: The Passion of John the Baptist. Catholic Inspiration

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John the Baptist came to point others to Jesus, and his death inspires us to face our sufferings with fervent hope in Christ through His victory on the Cross.

Mass Readings – The Passion of St. John the Baptist

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Daily Mass: We are sent by God, inspired by the Apostles. Catholic Inspiration

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The feast of the Apostle, Bartholomew, inspires us to live our faith as we go out into the world and the tell the Good News to those around us.

Mass Readings – St. Bartholomew, Apostle

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Daily Mass: The Queenship of Mary. Catholic Inspiration

On this feast of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we recognize that she is exalted through God’s grace because of her humble heart. May her example inspire us to cultivate the virtue of humility as we follow her Son.

Mass Readings – The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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