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Daily Mass: The Lord is our rock of protection. Catholic Inspiration

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Both Isaiah and the Gospel of Matthew use the strength of rock to illustrate God’s powerful protection.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 1st Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: The mercy of Christ wipes away our tears. Catholic Inspiration

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The pity and mercy of Jesus are echoed in the prophecy of Isaiah who tells us that “the Lord will wipe away the tears from all faces.” May this compassion inspire us to respond to Christ’s call today.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 1st Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: Christ fulfills God’s plan of salvation. Catholic Inspiration

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Both the prophecy of Isaiah and the proclamation of Jesus reveal how the Lord fulfills the great plan of God’s salvation.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent

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Feast of St. Andrew: We share the faith we have received. Catholic Inspiration

Statue of St. Andrew in the Basilica of St. John Lateran

The call of St. Andrew inspires us to reflect on how Christ calls us by name to share the Good News with the people in our lives today.

Mass Readings – St. Andrew, Apostle

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Monday Conversation: Advent Reflection. Catholic Inspiration

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This Advent Reflection was livestreamed on the Cathedral Facebook Page on November 29, 2020. May all of us use the gift of this holy season to prepare our hearts to welcome Christ!

(Note: there is a slight distortion in the sound quality on the podcast; I apologize for any inconvenience.)

Link to the Facebook Live Presentation


1st Sunday of Advent: Be watchful and alert! Catholic Inspiration

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Mark’s Gospel offers an exhortation from Christ to be watchful and alert, always ready to respond to the Lord’s call.

Mass Readings – 1st Sunday of Advent

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Daily Mass: Vigilance is crucial in the spiritual life. Catholic Inspiration

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We bring the Liturgical Year to a close with a poignant reminder to remain vigilant at all times as we follow Jesus Christ through this life.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 34th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The new heaven and earth. Catholic Inspiration

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The first reading from the Book of Revelation sums up the end time with judgment and the fullness of God’s glory.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 34th Week of the Year

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Thanksgiving Day

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Gratitude is a precious spiritual medicine which helps us truthfully and positively engage the gift of our lives, drawing us closer to the Lord and one another. Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Optional Mass Readings – Thanksgiving Day (USA)

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Daily Mass: Great and wonderful are your works, O Lord! Catholic Inspiration

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The angels in the first reading and all creation in the Psalm response proclaim the power and grandeur of God.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 34th Week of the Year

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