Tag Archives: Eternal Life

Daily Mass: Those who follow the Lord will have the light of life. Catholic Inspiration

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Both Isaiah and the Psalmist urge us to follow the Lord in word and action so that we may dwell in God’s living light.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 2nd Week of Advent


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St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, pray for us!

The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed

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There are many options for the readings at Mass on this feast of All Souls. If they sound familiar, chances are you’ve heard them at more than one funeral. May our prayers this day be directed to those who gone before us…may they rest in peace.

Mass Readings – The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed


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Grant them eternal rest, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace.

Daily Mass: We stay close to Christ and call upon the Holy Spirit. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord makes it clear that our choice to follow him has eternal consequences. As we struggle through the spiritual battles of this life, we call upon the Holy Spirit for guidance and strength.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 28th Week of the Year


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St. Theresa of Jesus, pray for us!

Daily Mass: We have died with Christ; we will also rise with him! Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul shows the people of Corinth how the resurrection of Jesus propels our hope that at the end of our earthly lives the Lord will raise us up. May this conviction empower us to shine with the light of Christ!

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


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St. Robert Bellarmine, pray for us!

The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed…All Souls. Catholic Inspiration

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Today we remember all our beloved dead and we entrust them to the tender care of Christ’s divine mercy. Living and deceased, we are all held in the hands of God, and we pray for the repose of the souls of those who have passed from this life…that they will be united in love with the Lord in Heaven.

Mass Readings – All Souls


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Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord. Let Perpetual Light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. May their souls and the souls of all the Faithful Departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Daily Mass: The gift of God is eternal life. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul speaks about how God’s grace transforms our lives and leads us on a path of sanctification, the lifelong process where Christ makes us ready for Heaven.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 29th Week of the Year


Daily Mass: A contrast between Adam and Jesus Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul offers a contrast between the sin of Adam and the redemption we have in Jesus Christ, thus providing us with a view of the world that is both realistic and hopeful.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 29th Week of the Year


St. John de Bréfeuf and St. Isaac Jogues…pray for us!

Walking with Mary on the Way of the Cross: Jesus dies. Catholic Inspiration

This sixth and final installment of the Lent Retreat focuses on the reality of death in the last three Stations: Jesus dies, Jesus is taken down from the Cross and Jesus is laid in the tomb. As the Lord triumphed over death through his resurrection, we recognize that death is our doorway that leads to eternal life with Christ.


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Daily Mass: The Lord is my light and my salvation. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord is our light who brings sight to our eyes and dispels the darkness of our hearts.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 1st Week of Advent

Daily Mass: Christ fulfills God’s plan of salvation. Catholic Inspiration

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Both the prophecy of Isaiah and the proclamation of Jesus reveal how the Lord fulfills the great plan of God’s salvation.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent

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