Category Archives: Ordinary Time

Daily Mass: Little things make big differences. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord warns the disciples about the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod, and he reminds them of the multiplication of the loaves to feed thousands.  It’s a good insight that both good and bad things start small, and like leaven in dough, they can make big differences.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 6th Week of the Year

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6th Sunday of the Year: Renewing relationships afflicted with suffering. Catholic Inspiration

Suffering affects our lives on many levels – body, mind, heart and soul – and it can weaken and wound our relationships with one another.  When we respond with compassion, help, unity and God’s grace we can restore what was broken with the healing power of Christ.

Mass Readings – 6th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: The power of speech. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus heals a deaf man with a speech impediment and simultaneously empowers him with the gift of hearing and speaking.  Words have power to build up or tear down; our invitation today is to use the gift of speech for the glory and praise of God.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 5th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: How strong is your faith? Catholic Inspiration

The faith expressed by the woman in the Gospel today was simple and direct…and because of this her child was healed.  May her example inspire us to take the gift of faith we have been given and engage our lives with the power and insight of Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 5th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The battle is in our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus describes the evil that can come from our hearts, reminding us that the battle is often within.  As we strive to follow the Lord we turn from these sins and look to the Cross of Christ.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 5th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: What’s in your heart? Catholic Inspiration

Jesus quotes Isaiah the prophet, recalling the need for the Lord to be at the center of our hearts.  Once God is at the center, everything else we say and do fits into proper perspective.

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