Tag Archives: Be prepared

Daily Mass: Be present to the gift of today! Catholic Inspiration

The Lord exhorts the disciples to be ready and prepared.  Each day is a precious gift, calling us to be present to the people in our lives as we strive to take care of any unfinished business.  That way, when the Master calls, we will be quick to respond.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 29th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Getting prepared. Catholic Inspiration

When you cook, you need a certain amount of time to get prepared: clear the work space; make an ingredients list; set out your utensils and cookware.  In a similar way we need time and attention to prepare to encounter Jesus Christ in our spiritual lives.  May the example of John the Baptist inspire us to make the necessary preparations we need, and empower us to help others encounter the Lord as well.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: For the long haul. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Friday of the 21st Week of the Year

The wise women in the Gospel today remind us that we are called to be prepared to live our faith for the long haul.  Saying yes to the Lord is a crucial step, but it is reaffirmed moment-by-moment as we keep true every day to the teaching and example of Jesus.

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Daily Mass: Be prepared! Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 21st Week of the Year

The Lord invites us to stay awake and alert so that when he calls us we are ready to respond.  It begs a question: Do I have any unfinished business that needs to be addressed today?  May we examine our hearts and take whatever steps are necessary to be prepared to follow Jesus.

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1st Sunday of Advent – Be prepared! Catholic Inspiration

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Mass Readings – 1st Sunday of Advent

All of the Scripture readings evoke a call to action; we are invited to get ready, be prepared, and attentive to the Lord and one another.  May this Advent season – a gift of the Church – help us all to get our hearts and minds ready for the birth of Jesus Christ!


Daily Mass: Foolish or Wise? You decide. Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew’s Daily Mass Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – Friday of the 21st Week of the Year

Continuing the theme of being awake, alert, and prepared…Jesus shares a parable to help us sort out wisdom from foolishness.


Daily Mass: Stay Awake! Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew’s Daily Mass Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 21st Week of the Year

Jesus offers a parable, reminding us to stay awake and alert so that we are always prepared for whatever might happen in life.