Tag Archives: Fear

19th Sunday of the Year: Facing our Fears. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

The fears shown by the disciples and Peter reveal a common human experience. How we face our fears – through our values and our faith – empowers us to live our lives with conviction and power.

***************

Mass Readings – 19th Sunday of the Year


Daily Mass: Finding our courage in the midst of the storm. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Tatiana on Pexels.com

Jesus reveals his power to the disciples in the midst of a storm, inviting us to call upon Him in our need as well.

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

***************

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: Fear is useless; trust in Christ. Catholic Inspiration

While the experience of fear is part of human life, we know that it is often useless, depriving us of time, energy and focus. The answer? We turn to Jesus Christ for the strength and wisdom we need.

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

***************

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: Christ calms our fears and strengthens our souls. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Ray Bilcliff on Pexels.com

As Jesus rebukes the storm, the terror of the disciples changes to amazement. May the Lord strengthen us to face our fears today!

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 13th Week of the Year

***************

Catholic Inspiration Archives


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

Photo by mirsad mujanovic on Pexels.com

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

*************

Catholic Inspiration Archives

***************

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


Daily Mass: God’s love in the face of riots, looting and fear. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

The stress and tension of the recent riots, compounded by COVID-19 concerns, reveals the crucial need to carry out the love of Christ that we hear about in the Gospel of Mark today.

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

***************

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: Do not be afraid! Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Darren Tiumalu on Pexels.com

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

***************

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: The fearful boast of Peter. Catholic Inspiration

The fearful boast of St. Peter to Jesus gives us pause to reflect on the power of our speech – for good or evil – within our lives.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of Holy Week

***************

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: We call upon Christ in moments of fear. Catholic Inspiration

The storm was great, and the disciples were terrified. Yet with a word the Lord calmed the waves and their fear. May we trust in the Lord’s power when fear chokes us with terror.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of the Year

***************

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: Trust in God casts out fear. Catholic Inspiration

The Psalm Response today offers comfort and practical support as we trust in the Lord and reject the temptation to fear.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of the Year

***************

Catholic Inspiration Archives