Tag Archives: Disciples

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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Daily Mass: You are Salt and Light! Catholic Inspiration

The Lord offers a bold job description for disciples: You are the Salt of the earth and the Light of the world!  As we draw near to Jesus we also become conduits of his grace, touching the hearts and lives of those around us.  May we shine with the Good News of the Gospel!

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 10th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The path to greatness is through service. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord teaches the disciples that those who wish to be great must be the servant of all.  This insight helps us to understand the Lord’s example on the Cross: as Jesus offers his life, so we are called to share the gift of our lives with one another.

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

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Daily Mass: Let the children come to me. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus commands the disciples to let people bring their children to be blessed, and then teaches that we must be like children to enter into the Kingdom of God.  May we run to the Lord with eager joy, even as we also do our part to help others encounter the love of Christ.

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

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Daily Mass: Receiving Christ like a little child. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord confronts the bickering of the disciples with counter examples of selfless service and a little child.  As we offer our lives for the Lord, may we do so with a sincere and genuine transparency.

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

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