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17th Sunday of the Year: An example of giving and receiving. Catholic Inspiration

My parents, Pat & Diane Ricci, making ravioli for a feast!

Christ nourishes body and soul as he feeds the 5000 following his time teaching and healing. As the crowd’s hunger is satisfied with the Lord’s abundance, we gain spiritual insight into how we generously give and gratefully receive the blessings of life.

Mass Readings – 17th Sunday of the Year


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Daily Mass: The Lord is the source of all our blessings. Catholic Inspiration

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Isaiah the prophet reveals how God takes the initiative as creator and redeemer, inviting us to turn to the Lord in our need and count our blessings every day.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Advent

Daily Mass: God gives us abundant blessings. Catholic inspiration

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The readings today proclaim the abundant blessings we receive from the Lord…inspiring us to share this abundance with those around us.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 1st Week of Advent

Thanksgiving Day

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Gratitude is a precious spiritual medicine which helps us truthfully and positively engage the gift of our lives, drawing us closer to the Lord and one another. Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Optional Mass Readings – Thanksgiving Day (USA)

Daily Mass: We have been given so much; how are we using it? Catholic Inspiration

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The end of today’s passage from the Gospel of Luke will challenge each one of us as we reflect on how we are using the blessings we have received.

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

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day offers a fantastic opportunity to stop, reflect and offer gratitude for the blessings God showers upon our lives. While life is filled with a mix of good and bad moments, being thankful offers us a powerful lens to make sense of it all as we keep our focus on Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Thanksgiving Day


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To my family…all my love on this Thanksgiving Day. This is photo is a personal favorite of mine!

Daily Mass: God’s gifts are meant to be used. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s parable of the three servants challenges us all to acknowledge the gifts we have been given AND use them to the best of our ability.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 33rd Week of the Year


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Daily Mass: Remember the blessings. Catholic Inspiration

The Psalm Response serves as a wake up call: “Remember the marvels the Lord has done!” Take a moment right now and do a quick inventory of the blessings in your life. Do it…then say a prayer of gratitude!

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 32nd Week of the Year


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Daily Mass: What’s your gift and how will you use it? Catholic Inspiration

St. Paul inspires the Romans to use the God-given gifts they have received for one another. What’s your gift? How will you use what the Lord has lavished upon you?

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 31st Week of the Year


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3rd Sunday of the Year: The Spirit of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

The Spirit of the Lord – fulfilled by Jesus in Gospel of Luke – empowers us to acknowledge God’s grace in our lives.  Like pieces of a magnificent stained glass window, we are called to shine with the unique gifts and blessings the Lord has given us.

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of the Year


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