Tag Archives: Conversion of Heart

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

Mass Readings – Friday of the 3rd Week of Easter

In the first reading today we hear of the conversion of St. Paul, who begins the passage “breathing murderous threats” against the Church and ends with his preaching in the synagogues that Jesus is the Son of God.  May Paul’s change of heart inspire us to draw ever nearer to the Lord!

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Daily Mass: Delay not your conversion to the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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Mass Readings – Thursday of the 7th Week of the Year (St. Polycarp)

Our conversion of heart never stops; we are either drawing closer to Christ or farther away.  As we follow the Lord we recognize our actions have consequences that affect our lives…both in this life and the life to come.

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Daily Mass: The battle is within our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

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

Jesus points out that it is within our hearts that destruction and defilement take place.  The solution?  Turn away from sin, making a change of heart so that the grace of Christ can make us whole.

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