Tag Archives: Catholic Preaching

Daily Mass: a rich man and Lazarus. Catholic Inspiration

The parable of the rich man and Lazarus offer insights into how we live.  By putting our trust in God and using the ordinary tools of faith, we find the grace we need to journey through this life until we reach Heaven.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Service and suffering out of love for Christ. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord offers us a profound insight into the path of discipleship: through suffering and service we conform our lives to Christ as we pour out our lives in love for one another.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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St. Joseph, the Husband of Mary. Catholic Inspiration

We know very little about St. Joseph: he makes no speeches; indeed, he says nothing at all.  Yet this hard working, faithful man carried out the task appointed for him by God…showing us that in the last analysis our actions are crucial as we follow Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – St. Joseph, the Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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2nd Sunday of Lent: Consoled and challenged by the Transfiguration. Catholic Inspiration

The Transfiguration of Jesus reveals the Lord’s divine glory and majesty in the presence of Peter, James and John.  This glory offers us the consolation of hope in eternal life, while at the same time challenging us to carry our crosses as we follow the example of Christ.

Mass Readings – 2nd Sunday of Lent

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Daily Mass: Love (and pray for) your enemies. Catholic Inspiration

The command to “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” is perhaps one of the most challenging lines in the Bible.  Yet when we strive to carry this out we begin to conform our lives to Jesus, allowing his grace in us to make it possible.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Be reconciled with one another. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord exhorts the disciples to seek a higher standard of holiness.  How?  By making reconciliation an essential ingredient for following Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: We pray to draw nearer to the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

Prayer is not magic.  Rather, it is the way we grow in our relationship with God, listening to the Lord’s word and opening our hearts to receive the grace we need to face the difficulties of life.  May our prayer help us to draw nearer to Christ today, so that we can offer our lives for Him.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 1st Week of Lent

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