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Daily Mass: Solomon's prayer. Catholic Inspiration

Solomon’s prayer over the newly built Temple shows us the power of a place to draw our hearts to God. May these words inspire us – at church or at home – to call upon the Lord in the places where we dwell.

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

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5th Sunday of the Year: Be salt and light! Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s exhortation to be salt and light is an affirmation of human dignity and an invitation to share our lives with one another. As we reflect on what we do and how we do it, may we call upon Christ for the strength we need.

Mass Readings – 5th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: Solomon's prayer for wisdom. Catholic Inspiration

Solomon’s prayer request to God shows shows his love for the Lord and his desire to serve the people. May we take his example to heart in our daily prayer, asking the Lord for what we need to be better disciples today.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 4th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Confronting evil in our lives. Catholic Inspiration

We find in today’s gospel passage the stark evil surrounding the death of John the Baptist. All the elements in this passage are evil, driven by pride, hatred and jealousy. Our response? The Cross of Christ.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 4th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Our strength comes from the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

As the Lord sent out the Apostles to continue his ministry, he gave them instructions that inspire us today as we serve the Lord.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 4th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Lord forgive the wrong I have done. Catholic Inspiration

The Psalm Response cuts right to the heart of a deep and urgent need in our souls: to call upon the Lord for the forgiveness and mercy we need as we acknowledge our sins.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 4th Week of the the Year

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Daily Mass: Faith in Christ that heals our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

The Gospel of Mark offers two short scenes where people are healed from terrible affliction. In both cases, their faith sustains them to trust in the Lord and seek healing for their lives.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 4th Week of the Year

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