Tag Archives: Eternal Life

Daily Mass: Getting ready for eternal life. Catholic Inspiration

As the Lord teaches about eternal life, we are reminded that our lives here on earth are a preparation for our encounter with the angels and saints gathered around God in Heaven.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 33rd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Christ comes to seek and save what was lost. Catholic Inspiration

The exchange between Jesus and Zaccheus fills us with hope as the Lord initiates an encounter that leads to conversion and change of heart.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 33rd Week of the Year

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33rd Sunday of the Year: If the Lord called you now, would you be ready? Catholic Inspiration

The Gospel today addresses the age-old concern about the end times…which begs a question: if the Lord called you right now, would you be ready?  Are there things in life that need to be fixed, or are there perhaps opportunities that you can help flourish?

Mass Readings – 33rd Sunday of the Year

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The Commemoration of All Souls. Catholic Inspiration

Yesterday’s celebration of All Saints inspires us today to pray for All Souls.  We remember our faithful departed and commend them to the loving mercy of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.  On this sober feast we recall that one day we will all make the journey from this life to the next, and we ask God for the grace to carry on.

Mass Readings – The Commemoration of All Souls

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The Solemnity of All Saints. Catholic Inspiration

The victory of the Saints stands as a reminder for us.  For just as Christ sustained the Saints in their trials, so God will also walk with us.  They inspire us to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus as we encounter the obstacles of life…so that one day we will join their ranks in Heaven.

Mass Readings – The Solemnity of All Saints

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The Last Judgment, Michelangelo, 1536-1541, Sistine Chapel, Rome.


Daily Mass: Enter through the narrow gate. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord reminds us of a sobering fact: the path that leads to eternal life flows through a narrow gate, and every day we make choices that either lead us closer or farther away.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 30th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The death of John the Baptist. Catholic Inspiration

John’s death vividly reveals the potential price tag for our faith.  Yet we can find new strength to face the injustices of life through our conviction that we are made for more…in this life and in the life to come.

Mass Readings – The death of John the Baptist

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