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Daily Mass: Searching for Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

Mary and Joseph are searching for Jesus in Jerusalem, only to find him in the Temple.  When asked by his mother his response “I must be in my Father’s house” invites us to follow his example and meet the Lord in church…where he is always present in the tabernacle!

Mass Readings – Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Daily Mass: Who is with us? Catholic Inspiration

Jesus offers an important insight into how different groups can work together.  When we put aside our ego and focus on the Lord’s mission we discover our ability to empower one another in the spirit and mission of Christ.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 7th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Responding to the needs around us. Catholic Inspiration

As the early Church began to grow new ministries were called for as needs were discerned.  This is how the Church continues to thrive today: we recognize the need, call forth the people and are guided by key principles to direct our effort.  Now get to work!

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 2nd Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: The healing ministry of the Church. Catholic Inspiration

The Gospel of Mark reveals the power of the healing ministry of Jesus.  From the beginning the Church has continued this work; may our lives today be open to this ministry as we seek to be instruments of the Lord’s healing touch.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Jesus teaches “church work” to the Apostles. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord offers an example of ministry and then empowers the Apostles to do the same.  Our Church today is not only founded on their work, but continues through our efforts to proclaim the Gospel in our lives today.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 1st Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: A house of prayer. Catholic Inspiration

In this passage of Luke’s Gospel, Jesus focuses his time and attention in the Temple area.  This “house of prayer” is a place of teaching, reflection, insight and communion with God and one another.  Every time we step inside a church to pray we enter holy ground; may we frequently take time to encounter the Lord and grow as his sons and daughters.

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

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The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome

Ezekiel and the Psalmist show how the temple is a source of living water that brings forth life; Jesus speaks of his own body as a temple, and as his followers we discover that we are built upon Christ as the great foundation.  May we work together to continue to proclaim the building up of God’s kingdom here on earth as we serve the Church which Christ founded.

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