Tag Archives: Apostle

Saint Thomas, Apostle. Catholic Inspiration

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The skepticism of Thomas is familiar to many of us. Let’s face it, it’s easy to doubt and question even in the best situations! Yet in the end Thomas makes a profession of faith that inspires us to overcome our own doubts as we follow the Lord.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Thomas, Apostle

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Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, Apostle

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St. Peter, for all his mistakes and sins, is empowered by Christ with a new name and a commission to lead the Church. May his example inspire us to follow the Lord today with full and open hearts.

Mass Readings – Chair of St. Peter, Apostle

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Daily Mass: The Conversion of St. Paul. Catholic Inspiration

The conversion of St. Paul inspires us to offer our lives – no matter what mistakes we have made in the past – as we dedicate our words and actions to the proclamation of the Good News.

Mass Readings – The Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle


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


Daily Mass: We are sent by God, inspired by the Apostles. Catholic Inspiration

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The feast of the Apostle, Bartholomew, inspires us to live our faith as we go out into the world and the tell the Good News to those around us.

Mass Readings – St. Bartholomew, Apostle


Daily Mass: In every disciple beats a servant’s heart. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus takes a “teachable moment” to transform a divisive request into an opportunity to understand service as a disciple. Will we offer our lives for the Lord today?

Mass Readings – Feast of St. James


Daily Mass: St. Mary Magdalene. Catholic Inspiration

The Descent of the Cross, Roger Van der Weyden, 1438, The Prado in Google Earth. Mary Magdalene is at the far right.

Mary Magdalene – the first witness of the resurrection – was transformed by her encounter with the Risen Lord. May her experience inspire us to bring our lives into the Light of Christ.

Mass Readings – St. Mary Magdalene


Daily Mass: Three qualities to apply as we serve the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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As the Lord empowers the Apostles for their work, he gives them some insights into how they are to do it.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 14th Week of the Year


Daily Mass: Christ calls us by name to do His work today. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus calls the Twelve by name and empowers them to do mighty deeds in His name. May we never forget that the Lord continues to call each of us!

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 14th Week of the Year


St. Peter and St. Paul. Catholic Inspiration

Statue of St. Paul in Rome

Saint Peter and Saint Paul – two of the great heavy-hitters in Heaven – remind us that the Lord continues to call imperfect people every day to offer their lives for the glory of God.

Mass Readings – Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul