Tag Archives: Conversion of Heart

Ash Wednesday: Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel. Catholic Inspiration

We begin the season of Lent by acknowledging our sins and embracing God’s mercy through repentance and conversion of heart. May these forty days help us draw closer to Jesus Christ and one another!

Mass Readings – Ash Wednesday

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Daily Mass: Repent! The Kingdom of God is at hand! Catholic Inspiration

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From the very start of his earthly ministry, Jesus preached for repentance – the ongoing call to conversion of heart – as we turn from our sins and embrace our lives for the Lord.

Mass Readings – Monday after Epiphany


16th Sunday of the Year: What’s growing in our hearts? Catholic Inspiration

Another picture of Dad’s garden…where weeds tremble in fear!

The Parable of the Weeds and the Wheat reveals the ongoing need we have for repentance and conversion, as we weed out unwanted sins in our souls and cultivate a heart for the Lord.

Mass Readings – 16th Sunday of the Year


Daily Mass: The Conversion of St. Paul. Catholic Inspiration

The conversion of St. Paul reminds us that repentance and change are part of our journey of faith. As Paul moved from persecutor to preacher of the faith, we consider how the Lord calls us to make a change in our hearts.

Mass Readings – The Conversion of St. Paul

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Daily Mass: The conversion of St. Paul. Catholic Inspiration

The Acts of the Apostles recounts the conversion of St. Paul – from persecutor to proclaimer – and inspires us to remember that God continues to call all of us to ongoing conversion of heart.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 3rd Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Christ comes to seek and save what was lost. Catholic Inspiration

The exchange between Jesus and Zaccheus fills us with hope as the Lord initiates an encounter that leads to conversion and change of heart.

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

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Daily Mass: The Lord’s Prayer. Catholic Inspiration

It’s a powerful prayer, and this gift from the Lord strengthens and directs our lives.  Only 55 words in English; may we pray it with conviction and conversion of heart.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 1st Week of Lent

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1st Sunday of Lent: Repent, and believe in the Gospel. Catholic Inspiration

It’s a simple phrase, and yet it has the power to change our lives and renew our hearts.  What began on Ash Wednesday continues now with full power: we repent of our sins and turn to the Lord with open hearts that God’s grace might renew us and make us whole.

Mass Readings – 1st Sunday of Lent

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Daily Mass: To seek and save what was lost. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus speaks to Zacchaeus and initiates a conversation that leads to a conversion of heart.  We, too, are called to reach out to one another with the Good News of Christ…to seek and save what was lost.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 33rd Week of the Year (Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

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Daily Mass: Woe is me! Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Friday of the 26th Week of the Year

It will not go well for the cities of Chorazin, Bethsaida and Capernaum; Jesus preached in their midst and they have not responded.  It’s a good reminder for us who have been raised with the Gospel…are we merely “cultural” Christians, or has the Good News touched our hearts and changed our lives?

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