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The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe: Do not be afraid! Catholic Inspiration

The statue of Our Lady of Peace is found in the Lateran Basilica in Rome; the photo is mine.

On this Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we take to heart the words of the angel Gabriel as we cast out fear and follow Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Our Lady of Guadalupe


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12th Sunday of the Year: Do not be afraid! Catholic Inspiration

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Three times Jesus exhorts the Apostles to not be afraid. This timeless wisdom requires us to cultivate a healthy perspective as we receive the strength of our faith in Christ.

Mass Readings – 12th Sunday of the Year


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Note: Here is the Post from the Smithsonian that I used to reference the events of 1968.

Daily Mass: Do not be afraid! Catholic Inspiration

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How important it is for us to hear the words “Do not be afraid!” As St. Paul was encouraged to let go of fear, we are also directed to live our faith in the face of every trial.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 6th Week of Easter


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Daily Mass: Do not let your hearts be troubled. Catholic Inspiration

John’s Gospel offers a beautiful reflection as Jesus invites us to trust in him when doubt, fear and anxiety overwhelm us.  God is our strength and our comfort, providing us the grace we need as we follow where the Lord leads.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 4th Week of Easter


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Daily Mass: Catching St. Peter. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 22nd Week of the Year

When Jesus steps into the boat he changes Peter’s life forever.  As the Lord teaches the crowds and invites Peter to abandon fear and follow him, we find that Christ continues to do the same in our lives, reaching out to us and welcoming us into a life of faith.


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33rd Sunday of the Year: Tough Times. Catholic Inspiration


Fr. Andrew’s Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – 33rd Sunday of the Year

The Gospel today reminds us that when tough times happen in our lives we:

  1. Do not fear
  2. Trust in God’s wisdom
  3. Persevere

While it is not always easy to do, we know that the Lord will help us face our difficult moments with a power that is greater than our own.

Daily Mass: the grief that turns into joy

Three Great Things

Fr. Andrew’s Daily Mass Homily Podcast – Friday of the 6th Week of Easter

Daily Mass Readings

This is really two podcasts put together: some 5th graders from Cathedral school offered their reflections, and their thoughts are followed with the actual homily given at Mass.  May we face the grief of this world with the faith of Christ…who will bring us to eternal joy.

5th Graders