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Daily Mass: A short eulogy of David’s life. Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Sirach offers a short eulogy on the life of King David, acknowledging the good and the bad. The passage provides us with an opportunity to reflect on our own lives and what we might want others to say about how we lived when our time on earth is ended.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 4th Week of the Year


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Daily Mass: David’s grief at the death of Absalom. Catholic Inspiration

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David grieves over the death of his beloved son, Absalom, whose rebellion reveals the weaknesses within the kingdom.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 4th Week of the Year


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Daily Mass: We are part of the Christmas story. Catholic Inspiration

The Gospel of Luke recounts today the exchange between Gabriel and Mary.  We know the details, and as we hear the specific names and particular locations we recall that God continues to touch our lives through this great account of salvation through our lives today.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Advent


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Adoration of the Child, Honthorst, 1619-1620, Uffizi, Florence, Italy.

Daily Mass: God’s covenants remain for ever. Catholic Inspiration


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Mass Reading – Tuesday of the 2nd Week of the Year (St. Anthony Abbot)

The readings reference two of the great covenants God made with the people of Israel through Abraham and David.  These covenants, which the Lord does not revoke, find their fulfillment and purpose in Jesus…the Lord of the Sabbath.

Daily Mass: A Seed of Faith in a World of Sin. Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew’s Daily Mass Homily Podcast – Friday of the 3rd Week of the Year

The story of David and Bathsheba sounds like a Biblical soap opera, yet we are reminded that God’s grace overcomes sin – often through slow and steady growth that starts small.  Like a mustard seed, our faith in Christ confronts the challenges of this world and grows into a love that casts out all sin in the light of Christ.

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