Tag Archives: Disciples

Daily Mass: Walking with Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

The followers of Jesus reveal a microcosm of the Church, inviting us (however wounded or sinful) to walk with the Lord today.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 24th Week of the Year

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The Ascension of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s ascension into heaven marks a shift for the disciples as they transition from their experiences with Jesus to proclaiming the Gospel on their own.  Life offers us many such transitions as opportunities that help us grow in wisdom and strength…for this life and the life to come.

Mass Readings – The Ascension of the Lord

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Daily Mass: We are empowered by God for service. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus summons the Twelve and empowers them to carry out his ministry.  The Lord continues to call disciples today, giving us the grace we need to do his work.

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

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Daily Mass: Working for the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus sends out the seventy-two disciples, he charges them with specific tasks of preaching, healing and proclaiming the Kingdom of God.  Like those first disciples, we participate in the ministry of Christ every time we use our gifts and talents for the glory of God.

Mass readings – Thursday of the 28th Week of the Year (St. Luke)

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Daily Mass: God’s power works through us. Catholic Inspiration

The disciples return to Jesus with joy as they acknowledge his power at work in their ministry.  This power continues today whenever we open our hearts to the grace of Jesus Christ.

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

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Daily Mass: We need each other. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord sent out disciples in pairs, recognizing that we work best when we work together.  Sometimes we give support, and sometimes we receive it, but through it all we grow in strength and wisdom when we unite our lives to Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 26th Week of the Year (St. Francis of Assisi)

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Daily Mass: God sends us into the world. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord gives his authority to the Twelve Apostles and sends them out to proclaim the Kingdom of Heaven.  This is our legacy of faith; like those first apostles we are empowered by the Lord for service in the world.  Now get to work!

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 14th Week of the Year (St. Benedict)

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