Tag Archives: Fear

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


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

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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

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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


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)


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

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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


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