Tag Archives: Family

Daily Mass: A joyous moment for Tobit. Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Tobit, Part IV – Tobit is healed and reunited with his son and daughter-in-law.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 9th Week of the Year


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Daily Mass: Joseph and his brothers. Catholic Inspiration

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The story of Joseph occurs in the last chapters of the Book of Genesis. In today’s first reading we discover how it all begins when the jealousy and hatred of his brothers leads them to sell Joseph into slavery.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent


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Daily Mass: How sin can weaken a family. Catholic Inspiration

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The original sin of Adam and Eve carries on within their family, reminding us how sin – if left unchecked – leaves devastating consequences on those closest to us.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 6th Week of the Year


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Daily Mass: Christ drives out demons and restores relationships. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus drives out the demon “Legion” from a man and directs him to return to his family. May we call upon the Lord to help us remove anything that divides our families as we unite in faith, hope and love.

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

Daily Mass: Hearing and acting on the Word of God. Catholic Inspiration

As I spend time today with my Mom on her birthday, I pause to thank God that my parents shared their faith and helped me live it.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 25th Week of the Year

Daily Mass: Living our faith around those who know us well. Catholic Inspiration

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Sometimes the most awkward place to share our faith is around those who know us best. Drawing strength from the Lord and St. Paul in the readings today, may we authentically follow Christ with an open heart.

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

Monday Conversation: The domestic and local Church. Catholic Inspiration

Fr. Andrew and Dan Tracy discuss the crucial role of “domestic Church” (our family and close friends) as it impacts the “local Church” (where we receive our sacraments and practice our faith.)


Daily Mass: Divine Providence in our families. Catholic Inspiration

The Gospel of Matthew recounts the genealogy of Jesus, showing us the times of blessing and sin within the Lord’s extended family. This list gives us hope, as God continues to work in our own families today.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Advent


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17th Sunday of the Year: Drawing close to the Lord and one another. Catholic Inspiration

Our relationships with the Lord and one another form the foundation for all our interactions and accomplishments. In good times and bad, we build up these connections, recognizing the crucial need to keep them vibrant and strong.

Mass Readings – 17th Sunday of the Year


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Daily Mass: Reconciling within our families. Catholic Inspiration

The story of Joseph in the Book of Genesis recounts the power of reconciliation within a family.  Joseph chooses the higher path and overcomes hatred and discord as he returns compassion toward his brothers.  His example inspires us to examine our own families and actively seek opportunities to foster peace.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 14th Week of the Year (St. Benedict)

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