Tag Archives: Fear

2nd Sunday of Easter: God’s peace casts out doubt and fear. Catholic Inspiration

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The Risen Lord casts out doubt and fear with the gift of peace from the Holy Spirit.

Mass Readings – 2nd Sunday of Easter

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5th Sunday of the Year: We face our fears and follow the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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Both Isaiah and Peter face their fears as they embrace the Lord’s invitation and follow with all their heart. May their example inspire us to echo the words of Isaiah: Here I am Lord! Send me!

Mass Readings – 5th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: Out of fear the people ask for a king. Catholic Inspiration

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Samuel has now grown old and the people of Israel approach him to ask for a king to rule and fight their battles. The Lord reveals the negative things that will happen, but the people persist in their desire.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 1st Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Thus says the Lord…fear not! Catholic Inspiration

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Isaiah prophesies to the people with a blunt message to cast aside fear and trust in the Lord. These words are just as pertinent today as we bring the darkness of fear into the light of faith.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of Advent

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St. Juan Diego…pray for us!


Daily Mass: Confronting our fears. Catholic Inspiration

In the first reading from the Book of Numbers, the people arrive at the Promised Land and fall under the influence of their fears. Lest we be too quick to judge them, it’s a good reminder for us to take a hard look at whatever keeps us from doing what is right…all because we are afraid.

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

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St. John Vianney, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Do not be afraid! Catholic Inspiration

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Having warned the Apostles of the cost of discipleship, Jesus urges them to let go of fear and follow in faith. It’s a good reminder for us all!

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

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Daily Mass: Jesus drives out demons. Catholic Inspiration

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After driving out a demon, Jesus responds to a challenge from the crowd. May his answer inspire us to face the evil in our lives today with the finger of God’s grace and power.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 3rd Week of Lent

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4th Sunday of the Year: Be free of anxiety. Catholic Inspiration

St. Paul speaks to the people of Corinth, desiring that they be free from anxiety. As we continue to face the challenges of COVID-19 may we discern what is in our control to change and pray for the Lord’s grace to face what comes our way.

Mass Readings – 4th Sunday of the Year


Daily Mass: Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations. Catholic Inspiration

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Two of St. Paul’s companions, Timothy and Titus, are remembered today for their witness to Christ as they carried out the Psalm response to “proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations.” May we follow their example today!

Mass Readings – Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus


Daily Mass: Perfect love drives out fear. Catholic Inspiration

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The First Letter of John offers a rich insight regarding how God’s love gives us the courage to face our fears.

Mass Readings – Wednesday after Epiphany


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