Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Daily Mass: Go and be reconciled. Catholic Inspiration

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One of the toughest commandments of Christ is the directive to forgive and reconcile. Yet this commandment is essential as we follow the Lord with full and open hearts.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 10th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Forgiveness is essential to our spiritual lives. Catholic Inspiration

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Mark’s Gospel reveals the spiritual fruitfulness of forgiveness as a crucial component to our lives as disciples of Jesus Christ. May we look for ways that we can ask and extend forgiveness today to those around us as we offer our lives to the Lord.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 8th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: A parable about forgiveness. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord offers a parable about forgiveness, inviting us to forgive one another so that we are able to receive the forgiveness of God.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: A tale of two brothers. Catholic Inspiration

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The parable of the Prodigal Son reveals two classic ways that we imperfectly follow our Father in Heaven. On one hand we commit sins, and finally wise up and repent; on the other hand we do the right thing but with a hard heart. Thank God for Jesus to guide us!

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

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Daily Mass: The measure of mercy. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus teaches how the measure of mercy applies to our hearts: “For the measure you measure will be measured out to you.”

Mass Readings – Monday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Go first and be reconciled. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus urges his disciples to make reconciliation a priority in their lives, reminding us that forgiveness is a daily discipline as we follow the Lord.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: The Lord’s Prayer and the power of forgiveness. Catholic Inspiration

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Matthew’s Gospel offers the Lord’s Prayer – a powerful spiritual tool that speaks practically about the crucial role of forgiveness in our daily lives.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Monday Conversation: God’s great mercy. Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew offers a homily on mercy, justice and our response to acknowledge our sins as we reconcile with one another. (Given at Cathedral of Christ the King on December 2, 2020.)


Daily Mass: Heaven rejoices when we repent. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus offers two parables to illustrate how Heaven rejoices when we repent, revealing the positive power of this critical component of our Christian life.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 31st Week of the Year


Daily Mass: Give thanks to the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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The Psalm response echoes the grace revealed in the Gospel of Luke. When we count our blessings we open our hearts in faith to the healing power of Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 24th Week of the Year