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Daily Mass: We bring the Good News of Christ to others. Catholic Inspiration

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The prayer of Jesus in the Gospel of John reveals the crucial work we carry out every time we share our faith in Christ with one another. As we bring the Good News to the people in our lives, we foster Christian communion and extend God’s grace and mercy to the next generation.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 7th Week of Easter


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Daily Mass: Proclaim the Good News! Catholic Inspiration.

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The Acts of the Apostles recounts how the Church continues to grow through the efforts of many people in many places.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 4th Week of Easter


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

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Stephen, filled with the grace and power of the Holy Spirit, boldly speaks about Jesus Christ in the context of great persecution.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 3rd Week of Easter


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Daily Mass: Are we open to God’s Good News? Catholic Inspiration

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Zechariah’s response to the angel Gabriel reveals a common human trait to doubt good news. May we confront this behavior in our hearts as we seek recognize the Lord at work in our lives each and every day.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of Advent

Daily Mass: Blessed to hear and observe the Word of God. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord’s words inspire and challenge us to receive the Good News into our hearts as we live God’s Word every day of our lives.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 27th Week of the Year

Daily Mass: We must proclaim the Kingdom of God. Catholic Inspiration

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Luke’s Gospel reveals the Lord’s drive to travel and announce the Kingdom of God, and as His disciples this same urgency underscores our need to proclaim our faith to all we meet.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 22nd Week of the Year

Daily Mass: We are sent by God, inspired by the Apostles. Catholic Inspiration

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The feast of the Apostle, Bartholomew, inspires us to live our faith as we go out into the world and the tell the Good News to those around us.

Mass Readings – St. Bartholomew, Apostle

17th Sunday of the Year: The priority of the Kingdom of Heaven. Catholic Inspiration

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Using parables of the treasure and the pearl, Jesus teaches us that the Kingdom of Heaven is our priority above all else.

Mass Readings – 17th Sunday of the Year

13th Sunday of the Year: We have Good News that brings hope to our hearts

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Study: Recall a time when you received really good news.  How did it affect your life?

Pray: Reflect on the blessings of your life – perhaps even make a list – and take a moment in your prayer to thank the Lord.

Serve: It’s easy to take our blessings for granted; look for a way to help someone in your life recognize the gifts they have been given.

Mass Readings – 13th Sunday of the Year

There is a lot of Good News in the readings this week:

  • 1st Reading – Elisha offers hope to an aging couple
  • Psalm – “For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.”
  • 2nd Reading – Paul reminds us that we have died and risen with Christ
  • Gospel – Christ invites us to put Him first in our lives

As much as the world might try at times to make us think that bad news sells, deep in our hearts we long to hear Good News – words that inspire, give us hope, and energize our lives.

Good News reminds us that the Lord has a plan for our lives and invites us to trust as we make Jesus Christ the center of what we say and do.  Good News is not “pie-in-the-sky” that says just hang on long enough as you’ll get your reward; rather, we keep going because every day (good or bad) has unique lessons that can draw us closer to God and one another.  Good News proclaims that not only is there something fantastic at the end of the journey, but that the Lord himself will accompany us every step of the way.

Where do you see Good News in your life right now?  Where have you recognized Jesus Christ at work in your life?  Take a moment to thank the Lord for the blessings you have and help others to see the ways that they have been touched by God’s grace.  In other words: proclaim the Good News!



Note: This post was first published on June 26, 2017.

Daily Mass: Serving the Lord when the chance presents itself. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul’s time and energy in Corinth reveal the powerful opportunity he had to share the Gospel. When the chance presents itself in our lives, may we respond with the same intensity as we witness our faith in Christ.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 6th Week of Easter