Tag Archives: Hard Work

Daily Mass: Hustle, hard work and Heaven. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Friday of the 31st Week of the Year (St. Leo the Great)

A lazy steward is praised by Jesus.  Why? Because he worked hard and made sacrifices, reminding us that sometimes we can be more eager about earthly things than eternal ones.  May we hustle and work hard for the praise of God in Heaven.

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School Mass: The beginning of a new year! Catholic Inspiration

What’s your treasure?  What’s so important to you that you will make sacrifices, work hard and dedicate your life to make it happen?  A new school year offers the chance for students of all ages to grow in mind and heart!

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Daily Mass: What will you do with what you’ve been given? Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 21st Week of the Year

Three servants were given different amounts of money by their master to invest; two worked hard, one was lazy.  The parable reminds us that while we are all given different resources and abilities in this life the Lord still calls us all to use what we’ve been given with wisdom and hard work.

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Daily Mass: Standing in the presence of God. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 15th Week of the Year

Moses stands before God and receives his commission to go to Egypt.  It will be hard, but the Lord will walk with him.  As we face our challenges in life, God will give us what we need as well.

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St. Peter & St. Paul Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – The Feast of St. Peter & St. Paul

These two great saints made an enormous impact in the Church, even as they encountered hard work and confronted their own weaknesses and sins.  May we look to their example and trust in the Lord for the grace we need to face the challenges of life.

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School Mass: How will you make it a great year? Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew’s Opening School Mass Homily Podcast

The start of a new school year is a fresh beginning, just like a plain piece of paper, and it can become anything – a prayer, composition, work of art or even an airplane!  Students are given three keys for a powerful year: daily prayer, hard work, and being the best kid they can be in their families.


Daily Mass: Our response to God’s gift. Catholic Inspiration

Response to God

Fr. Andrew’s Daily Mass Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 21st Week of the Year

Three people were given gifts, but their responses were different – reminding us that while we all receive different blessings in this life, the Lord asks that we use them to the best of our ability.