Tag Archives: grace

Ash Wednesday: Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel. Catholic Inspiration

We begin the season of Lent by acknowledging our sins and embracing God’s mercy through repentance and conversion of heart. May these forty days help us draw closer to Jesus Christ and one another!

Mass Readings – Ash Wednesday

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Daily Mass: We find hope in Noah’s ark. Catholic Inspiration

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Noah’s ark is a well known passage of Genesis that captures the imagination. Confronting wickedness and sin, the ark is a sign of hope in which God offers us a way forward – inviting us to mirror this example as we now prepare to embark on the season of Lent tomorrow.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 6th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Growing in grace through daily discipline. Catholic Inspiration

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The Letter to the Hebrews makes a clear case for the role of daily discipline in our spiritual lives. May we take these words to heart as we face our own challenges today.

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

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Daily Mass: The measure we measure will be measured out to us. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus teaches us about a spiritual principle that shows how God’s grace grows in our hearts. May we take stock of what we are feeding our souls, mindful that whatever we encourage (good or bad) will grow.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 3rd Week of the Year


Epiphany: Shine with the Light of Christ! Catholic Inspiration

The Magi followed the light of the star to encounter the Light of the World as they responded with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. As we are drawn to the Light of Christ and encounter His grace, may we shine with His light for all to see!

Mass Readings – Epiphany of the Lord


Daily Mass: The Lord is the source of all our blessings. Catholic Inspiration

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Isaiah the prophet reveals how God takes the initiative as creator and redeemer, inviting us to turn to the Lord in our need and count our blessings every day.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Advent


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: A prayer to God for the good of others. Catholic Inspiration

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The beginning of the St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians gratefully acknowledges the power of God’s grace to empower and unite us together, offering a beautiful reflection for our lives today.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 30th Week of the Year


Daily Mass: Choosing the fire of the Holy Spirit for our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

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The daily readings proclaim God’s goodness and power. As Jesus comes to light the fire of the Holy Spirit in our world we are confronted with a choice: to accept God’s path or walk away. What will we choose?

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 29th Week of the Year


Daily Mass: We have been given so much; how are we using it? Catholic Inspiration

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The end of today’s passage from the Gospel of Luke will challenge each one of us as we reflect on how we are using the blessings we have received.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 29th Week of the Year