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The Baptism of the Lord: We are blessed and beloved by God. Catholic Inspiration

The baptism of Jesus reveals the power of the Holy Trinity.  As the Father calls Jesus his beloved Son, we recognize that through our baptism we are configured as sons and daughters of God, beloved children who are empowered to bring Christ’s light to the world.

Mass Readings – The Baptism of the Lord

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Daily Mass: He must increase; I must decrease. Catholic Inspiration

The words of John the Baptist serve as a reminder for all of us to let Jesus Christ take greater and greater control of our hearts.

Mass Readings – Saturday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: The will of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord reveals his compassion for the leper who begs to be healed in the Gospel today.  May we trust in Christ’s merciful will for us in our need as we draw near to the one who longs for us to be made whole.

Mass Readings – Friday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus proclaims the fulfillment of the prophecy of Isaiah in his hometown of Nazareth, we are reminded that through Christ we have the same Spirit in our hearts.  Our task: to live it!

Mass Readings – Thursday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: Take courage and be not afraid. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s words to the disciples speak to us as well: “Take courage, it is I, do not be afraid!”  As we face the challenges of life may we look to Jesus for the grace we need to carry on.

Mass Readings – Wednesday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: Building up Body and Soul. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord takes pity on the crowd and he nourishes them through teaching, compassion and food.  Following his example, we are called to do the same as we help our brothers and sisters by building them up…body and soul.

Mass Readings – Tuesday after Epiphany

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Epiphany: Light that leads to action. Catholic Inspiration

While we all know the Magi who greet the Christ child with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh, we can sometimes take for granted that the light they saw led them to action.  While knowledge is power, it is useless until it is applied; may the wise men inspire us to put the gift of our lives in service for the Lord.

Mass Readings – The Epiphany of the Lord

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