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Daily Mass: When we become living examples of love. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul’s famous passage in 1st Corinthians (often used at weddings) challenges us to “put on love” in all that we think, say and do.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 24th Week (Cornelius & Cyprian)

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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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24th Sunday of the Year: We must forgive to be forgiven. Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Sirach, the Psalmist and the Lord all proclaim the same message: God forgives us and demands that we forgive one another.

Mass Readings – 24th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: Every tree is known by its own fruit. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord offers a nugget of spiritual wisdom to help us read the human heart…including our own.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 23rd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Running the great race to Heaven. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul uses the image of an athlete to remind us that discipline, effort and commitment are also crucial elements of our spiritual life.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 23rd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Love, mercy and forgiveness. Catholic Inspiration

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The Gospel of Luke offers us a powerful teaching from Jesus regarding how we interact with one another.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 23rd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Another look at attachments in life. Catholic Inspiration

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Unlike the Beatitudes in Matthew’s Gospel, Luke’s version offers “blessings and woes” that reveal a stark truth about what we rely on in this life: if it’s not rooted in God, it’s not for our good.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 23rd Week of the Year (Peter Claver)

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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: Lead me Lord, in your justice. Catholic Inspiration

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Amidst the temptations and deceits that come before us in the messy moments of life, we echo the vigilant cry of the Psalmist: “Lead me Lord, in your justice.”

Mass Readings – Monday of the 23rd Week of the Year

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