Tag Archives: Compassion

Daily Mass: The will of God. Catholic Inspiration

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The exchange between Jesus and the leper in the Gospel of Matthew reveals God’s compassion and desire to heal our souls.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 12th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: An example of compassionate service. Catholic Inspiration


Just days before his crucifixion, Jesus experiences a compassionate act of service by Mary at her home with Martha and Lazarus. May her example inspire us to offer our lives for the Lord!

Mass Readings – Monday of Holy Week

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Daily Mass: O God, be merciful to me a sinner. Catholic Inspiration

The prophet Hosea and Jesus offer words encouraging us to acknowledge humbly our sins and turn to the Lord for mercy and compassion.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: The overwhelming mercy of God. Catholic Inspiration

The first reading from Micah, Psalm Response and the Gospel of Luke offer beautiful insights into the mercy and compassion of God.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Lessons learned from a miracle of fishes and loaves. Catholic Inspiration

The miracle of the fishes and loaves in Mark’s Gospel reveals several insights about Jesus that can guide us as we follow the Lord today.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 5th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The compassion of Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus heals the leper in the Gospel of Luke, we witness the profound compassion of the Lord, who longs for our TOTAL healing – body, mind, heart and soul. May we draw near to Christ for this healing and in turn seek to be agents of healing whenever possible.

Mass Readings – Friday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: The compassion of Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus weeps over Jerusalem we see his compassion for all of creation. May his compassion – even in our moments of sin – inspire us to live our lives guided by his love.

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

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Daily Mass: The Lord is moved with pity for us. Catholic Inspiration

Matthew’s Gospel shows how the Lord was moved with pity as he gazed on the people who were troubled and abandoned.  The mercy of Christ consoles us to draw near to God with open hearts, even as it challenges us to look at one another (especially those who push our buttons!) with the love of the Lord.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 14th Week of the Year

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The Sacred Heart of Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

All of the readings today reveal the compassion of God that flows from the sacred heart of Christ.  God’s mercy reaches out to us, invites us to reconcile, and urges us to turn away from our sins and toward the Lord.  May we accept this amazing grace!

Mass Readings – The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

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3rd Sunday of Easter: The example of St. Peter. Catholic Inspiration

The encounter between Jesus and St. Peter offers us an example of the Lord’s gentle call to grow ever deeper in our love.  God patiently meets us where we are and invites us to follow…may we respond!

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of Easter

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