Tag Archives: Disciple

Daily Mass: Living a life on loan from God. Catholic Inspiration

The parable of the landowner and the tenants offers sobering insights into how we live our faith.  Everything we have is a gift on loan from God, and one day the Lord will come and claim it.  How will we respond?

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

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Daily Mass: Choose life in the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

Moses and Jesus exhort the people to make a choice for God – choosing life (and eternal life) over death.  Every day we make this choice as we seek to turn our lives ever closer to Jesus Christ, the source of all life.

Mass Readings – Thursday after Ash Wednesday

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Daily Mass: Giving up everything for Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

St. Peter’s words “we have given up everything and followed you” can inspire us to consider how we offer our lives for the Lord.  Recognizing that everything we have comes from God, we begin to see ourselves as stewards, not owners, who offer our lives for the glory of the one who made us.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 8th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: We are either with Jesus or against him. Catholic Inspiration

It’s not complicated.  Either we stand with the Lord or against him.  No matter how difficult, how challenging, and however many times we fail…may we keep our eyes fixed on Jesus Christ.

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

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Daily Mass: An encounter with the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

An encounter with the Lord empowers two disciples of John the Baptist to go out and invite other people to meet Jesus.  As we draw closer to Christ may we eagerly reach out to those around us with the joy of the Good News.

Mass Readings – January 4th

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Farewell to Fr. Ed. Catholic Inspiration

Msgr. Ed Meulemans was my pastor when I arrived at the Cathedral as a newly ordained priest in 1997.  Over the years he has been a great friend and mentor, teaching me many lessons about discipleship and priesthood.  May he rest in peace!

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Daily Mass: Christ teaches us how to offer our lives. Catholic Inspiration

The reading from Philippians offers a powerful teaching about Jesus, who emptied and humbled himself for the salvation of our souls.  As the Lord’s disciples we acknowledge that our journey to heaven will lead us along a similar path as we share our lives with one another.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 31st Week of the Year

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