Tag Archives: Good News

Daily Mass: Paul preaches about Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

Building upon salvation history, Paul speaks about the death and resurrection of Jesus.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 4th Week of Easter

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives

Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Barnabas & Paul. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on Pexels.com

As the early Church experiences new growth with the reception of non-Jewish Greek speakers, Barnabas sets out to find Paul and the two of them work together in Antioch for over a year.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 4th Week of the Year

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives

St. Damien of Moloka’i, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Peter relates how the Gentiles received the Holy Spirit. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Askar Abayev on Pexels.com

Peter defends his actions, showing how God’s grace and the gift of the Holy Spirit is now accessible to all people.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 4th Week of Easter

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: Peter performs miracles in the name of Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Valeria Boltneva on Pexels.com

Peter – calling upon the name of the Lord – performs two miracles in the first reading from Acts, continuing the ministry of Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. May we do the same today!

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of Easter

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: We stand on the spiritual shoulders of the Apostles. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Min An on Pexels.com

St. Paul recounts a quick recap of how Christ was present after his resurrection to the Apostles. May their example inspire us to continue to proclaim the Good News in our lives today.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Philip and St. James

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives

St. Philip and St. James, pray for us!


Study, Pray, Serve: 4th Sunday of Easter

Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on Pexels.com

Here are some of the key themes for the readings for the 4th Sunday of Easter.

1st Reading – Acts of the Apostles 13:14,43-52

  • While in Antioch, Paul and Barnabas preach Good News to the Gentiles who are delighted.
  • As they quote from the prophet Isaiah, they incur the wrath of the Jews and are expelled.

Psalm – 100:1-3,5

  • “We are his people, the sheep of his flock.”
  • We rejoice at the kindness and faithfulness of the Lord, who protects us.

2nd Reading – Revelation 7:9,14b-17

  • John has a vision of a great multitude who have survived the time of great distress and are before the throne of the Lamb.
  • The Lamb will shepherd them, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.

Gospel – John 10:27-30

  • Jesus teaches that his sheep hear his voice and follow him for they know him.
  • United with the Father, no one can the sheep out of the Lord’s hand.

Mass Readings – 4th Sunday of Easter

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: Facing conflict and tension with God’s grace. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by u0410u043du043du0430 u0420u044bu0436u043au043eu0432u0430 on Pexels.com

Confronted by the jealousy of the high priests and the Sadducees, the Apostles continue to remain steadfast in their proclamation of the Good News of Jesus.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Easter

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: St. Peter preaches repentance and baptism. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

Peter continues to proclaim the Good News of Christ, calling the people to repentance and baptism.

Mass Readings – Tuesday in the Octave of Easter

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Daily Mass: The preaching of St. Peter. Catholic Inspiration

Photo by Min An on Pexels.com

Filled with the Holy Spirit, Peter boldly preaches the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Monday in the Octave of Easter

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives


Study, Pray, Serve: 2nd Sunday of the Year

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

Here are some of the main themes in the readings for the 2nd Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Isaiah 62:1-5

  • Jerusalem will no longer be forsaken, but vindicated and recognized by all the nations.
  • The Lord will claim Jerusalem for his own and with great rejoicing.

Psalm – 96:1-3,7-10

  • “Proclaim his marvelous deeds to all the nations.”
  • Glory and praise is given to God with singing, rejoicing and worship.

2nd Reading – 1st Corinthians 12:4-11

  • There are a variety of gifts, service and work…but there is one God whose Spirit directs all.
  • Paul then lists a number of spiritual gifts, recalling how each person has something unique to offer.

Gospel John 2:1-11

  • At a wedding in Cana in Galilee, Jesus performs a miracle by turning water into wine.
  • This wine (done at the request of his mother, Mary) is superior to the wine that was served before.

Mass Readings – 2nd Sunday of the Year

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

Catholic Inspiration Archives


%d bloggers like this: