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Daily Mass: Mary gives witness to the saving work of her Son. Catholic Inspiration

On this memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows, we recall that Mary witnessed the events that St. Paul recaps in his First Letter to the Corinthians. May Mary’s faith inspire us to draw near to her Son!

Mass Readings – Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows

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At the Cross her station keeping,

Stood the mournful Mother weeping,

Close to Jesus to the last.


Daily Mass: God works in and through our families. Catholic Inspiration

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On this feast of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we see how God worked through the Holy Family, and recognizing how the Lord works through our own.

Mass Readings – Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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Mary proclaims her great Magnificat in Luke’s Gospel, giving praise to God who does mighty things through our lowly lives. May her words inspire us to offer our lives to the Lord!

Mass Readings – Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


The Immaculate Heart of Mary

The feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary offers us an opportunity to reflect on the extreme range of emotions she encountered, particularly sorrow. The Blessed Mother had many experiences to ponder in her heart; may her intercession lead us to the Cross of her Son.

Mass Readings – Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Behold your mother. Catholic Inspiration

From the Cross, Jesus entrusts his mother into the care of his beloved disciple. His words to John are also directed to us as we recognize Mary as our mother and Mother of the Church.

Mass Readings – The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

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Holy Mary, Mother of the Church, pray for us!


The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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Mary visits Elizabeth and both women experience a revelation about how God is present in their lives.

Mass Readings – Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


The Annunciation of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

Mary acknowledges and affirms the Good News that Gabriele proclaims; her example inspires us to embrace our faith in Christ and put it into daily practice…for nothing will be impossible for God!

Mass Readings – Annunciation of the Lord

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Today bishops and priests around the world join Pope Francis in consecrating Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


Solemnity of St. Joseph, the husband of Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Joseph is the strong, silent saint who we are told is righteous and steadfast in carrying out God’s will. May his example inspire us to live our faith with vibrant actions that proclaim that the Lord is the center of our lives.

Mass Readings – Solemnity of St. Joseph, the husband of Mary

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St. Joseph, pray for us!


Mary, the Mother of God. Catholic Inspiration

She was chosen to be the Mother of God, and as we honor the Blessed Virgin Mary this day we draw near to her Son, the Savior of the World.

Mass Readings – Mary, the Mother of God

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us!


The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

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There is a sharp contrast between the Book of Genesis and the Gospel of Matthew. Whereas Adam and Eve experience the devastating consequences of sin, Mary embraces the words of the angel Gabriel and accepts God’s plan for salvation history. May her words inspire us to say “Yes!” to the Lord today.

Mass Readings – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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St. Mary…pray for us!


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