Tag Archives: Faith

Daily Mass: God’s grace in the midst of our weakness. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus casts out a demon that was rendering a boy and his dad in torment.  As the disciples admitted their helplessness, the Lord exhorts them (and us!) to grow in faith.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 18th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: A persistent faith

What gives you the strength to keep going, to persevere when opposition seems overwhelming?  The Canaanite woman in the Gospel of Matthew offers us an example of persistence in faith as we follow the Lord in challenging times.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 18th Week of the Year (St. Dominic)

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Daily Mass: Facing our fears. Catholic Inspiration

St. Peter’s call to Jesus across the water offers us a number of aspects of fear as it appears in our hearts.  From terror to doubt, from panic to illness…Christ comes and strengthens our faith so we can respond to his saving gift of grace.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 18th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Faith in Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

The Gospel today reminds us that seeing and listening to Jesus is not enough to foster our faith; rather, we already have what we need to respond to the Lord in our hearts for the grace that God extends to us all.

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

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Daily Mass: Confronting fear with our faith in Christ. Catholic Inspiration

Fear is a common human experience, yet the Lord invites us to reject it.  We find the power to do this when we call upon Jesus Christ, who gives us the grace we need to face our fear as we follow in faith.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 14th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The doubt (and faith) of St. Thomas. Catholic Inspiration

St. Thomas is known for his doubts about the resurrection of Jesus.  However, once he saw the Risen Lord he boldly proclaimed “My God and my Lord!”  This very real portrait of Thomas inspires us in the midst of our doubts to draw near to Christ and proclaim the Good News in our daily lives.

Mass Readings – St. Thomas, apostle

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Daily Mass: Lord, only say the word… Catholic Inspiration

The faith of the Roman centurion reveals his complete trust in the authority and power of Jesus. His example inspires us to turn to the Lord with open hearts and allow God’s grace to work in and through our lives.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 12th Week of the Year

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