Tag Archives: Fruits of the Spirit

Daily Mass: I am the vine, you are the branches. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus teaches in plain language that just like a vine and its branches, when we are connected to Christ we thrive and bear fruit.  Today we consider not only how we can continue to draw closer to the Lord, but also how we might share our lives to bring glory and praise to God in the world today.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 5th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: The fruits of the Spirit. Catholic Inspiration

Paul speaks of the “Fruits of the Spirit” in his letter to the Galatians.  These nine virtues flourish in our hearts when we are in right relationship with God and one another, and they become powerful signs to guide our actions each and every day.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 28th Week of the Year (St. Ignatius of Antioch)

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Daily Mass: By their fruits you will know them. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus offers practical insight into how we deal with others.  By looking at the fruitfulness of one’s life we can get a good sense of what is going on down deep in the heart.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 12th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Pruning the branches to bear more fruit. Catholic Inspiration

As followers of Jesus Christ we are called to cultivate a fruitful harvest in our hearts.  This not only means fostering the Fruits of the Spirit in our lives, but it also requires our willingness to be pruned of the spiritual vices and behaviors that keep us from God and one another.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 5th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Know the tree by its fruit. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 12th Week of the Year (St. Irenaeus)

The fruitfulness of our lives offers a useful indication regarding the state of our souls.  Whether its our heart or another’s, may the Fruits of the Spirit help guide us on our journey of faith.

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Daily Mass: The vine and the branches. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 5th Week of Easter

We draw our life from the Lord, just as fruitful branches draw life from the vine.  May our words and actions today proclaim Christ dwelling within us!

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Monday Conversation: The Heart of a Disciple, Part II

This presentation was given at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Solon Springs on March 6, 2017.  It is the second part of a presentation on discipleship, focusing on living the Good News and sharing it with others. (36 Minutes)

 

And if you missed the first part of this presentation on discipleship, which focused on repentance and ongoing conversion, you can pick it up below. (45 Minutes)

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