Tag Archives: discipline

Daily Mass: Fostering the flame of faith in our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

What do we do to strengthen and nourish our faith in Jesus Christ? The Lord’s response in his native place reminds us that being a disciple is a daily decision that demands our determined discipline.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 17th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The power of fasting. Catholic Inspiration

The spiritual discipline of fasting offers a powerful tool to help us recognize the needs of others.  Both Isaiah and Jesus offer key insights into this practice, guiding us to see how fasting in our bodies can bring renewal to our souls.

Mass Readings – Friday after Ash Wednesday

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Archive of Fr. Andrew’s Podcasts


Daily Mass: For the long haul. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Friday of the 21st Week of the Year

The wise women in the Gospel today remind us that we are called to be prepared to live our faith for the long haul.  Saying yes to the Lord is a crucial step, but it is reaffirmed moment-by-moment as we keep true every day to the teaching and example of Jesus.

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Monday Conversation: The Heart of a Disciple, Part I

This presentation was given at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Solon Springs on March 6, 2017.  It is the first part of a presentation on discipleship, focusing on repentance and ongoing conversion. (45 Minutes)

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Daily Mass: Fasting for God. Catholic Inspiration

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Mass Readings – Friday after Ash Wednesday

Both Isaiah and Jesus speak about fasting.  May this powerful discipline help us to draw near to the Lord and one another.

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Ash Wednesday Podcast

Podcast Resources for a Powerful Lent

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Daily Mass: Discipline that comes from struggle. Catholic Inspiration

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

In the Book of Hebrews we are reminded to treat our trials as discipline, something that Jesus encountered when he preached at Nazareth.  As we live our faith today may we consider our struggles and difficulties as “homework for holiness” through which God strengthens our faith and renews us in grace.

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21st Sunday of the Year: Responding to God’s Call. Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew’s Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – 21st Sunday of the Year

God’s invitation rings out loud and clear – in good and bad times – to remind us to draw near to the Lord and one another.