Tag Archives: Disciple

Daily Mass: We lean on each other as we follow the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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As Jesus sends out the disciples two-by-two to carry on His ministry, we see that with God’s grace and one another we can do great things for the Lord.

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

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Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: We reach out to God in faith. Catholic Inspiration

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The Letter to the Hebrews and the Gospel of Mark offer us examples of faith in God. Our task? We place our hope in Christ and trust that the Lord will journey with us through the challenges of life.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of the Year


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

The conversion of St. Paul inspires us to offer our lives – no matter what mistakes we have made in the past – as we dedicate our words and actions to the proclamation of the Good News.

Mass Readings – The Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle


Daily Mass: Jesus is always able to save those who approach God. Catholic Inspiration

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Both the Letter to the Hebrews and the Gospel of Mark reveal the healing power of Christ who removes the barriers that keep us from God. May we then search our hearts for anything that is blocking our relationship with the Lord…for he longs to save us.

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


Daily Mass: The call of Peter, Andrew, James and John. Catholic Inspiration

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As Jesus calls the first disciples he says, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” May we respond to Christ today – knowing that as we follow the Lord we will be empowered to invite others to join us.

Mass Readings – Monday of the First Week of the Year


Daily Mass: Christ must increase in our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

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John the Baptist reveals a humility and depth of knowledge as he recognizes how the ministry of Jesus must grow. “He must increase; I must decrease.” May these words apply to each one of us as we welcome Christ as King of our hearts.

Mass Readings – Saturday after Epiphany

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Daily Mass: Good things often take time to grow. Catholic Inspiration

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The Gospel reveals that growth and knowledge often take time to develop. This process of maturity reminds us that our own spiritual life requires a steady discipline of commitment over the entire course of our lives.

Mass Readings – The Sixth Day in the Octave of Christmas


Daily Mass: Christ must increase in our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

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John the Baptist reveals a humility and depth of knowledge as he recognizes how the ministry of Jesus must grow. “He must increase; I must decrease.” May these words apply to each one of us as we welcome Christ as King of our hearts.

Mass Readings – Saturday after Epiphany


Daily Mass: Let us build a house of prayer in our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord’s presence in the Temple becomes a metaphor for our hearts. May we build up a worthy dwelling for Christ within our souls!

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


Daily Mass: We serve the Lord with a gift of love. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus reminds the Apostles that our service of God does not earn us special status; rather, our actions acknowledge with humility that all we have is a gift from the Lord. Simply put, our service is the least we can do…the real treasure is our love.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 32nd Week of the Year