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Daily Mass: An example of great faith in Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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A Roman centurion displays extraordinary faith in the Lord when he approaches Jesus for a healing request.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 24th Week of the Year

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St. John Chrysostom…pray for us!


Daily Mass: The Good News of Jesus Christ must be shared! Catholic Inspiration

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In Luke’s Gospel the crowds grow in response to the healing and teaching of Christ, who moves on to other villages so that more people might discover the Good News.

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

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Study, Pray, Serve: 23rd Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the major themes running through the readings for this 23rd Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Isaiah 35:4-7a

  • Be strong! Fear not! God comes with power and authority to save.
  • People will be healed and nature itself will be renewed.

Psalm – 146:7-10

  • “Praise the Lord, my soul!”
  • God heals the sick and raises up the lowly.

2nd Reading – James 2:1-5

  • Exhortation to show no partiality, especially based on wealth or power.
  • The example used speaks just as loudly today!

Gospel – Mark 7:31-37

  • People bring a deaf man with a speech impediment to Jesus.
  • The Lord heals the man, and those who witness the miracle proclaim it far and wide.

Mass Readings – 23rd Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: God does not give up on us! Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Judges recounts a pattern as the people follow the Lord, stray, and then return to the Lord through God’s intercession. Throughout this human weakness to sin, God remains faithful…always seeking to bring us back.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 20th Week of the Year

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St. Steven of Hungary…pray for us!


Daily Mass: Healing and Forgiveness. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus heals a paralytic and at the same time forgives his sins. May we recognize the healing power of forgiveness in our lives as we seek to follow Christ as we put his commands into practice.

Daily Mass – Thursday of the 13th Week of the Year

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13th Sunday of the Year: How our faith helps us face sickness. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus heals two people, encouraged those present to have faith in him. May we pray for the needs in our lives as we follow Christ today and learn the lessons the Lord is teaching in our hearts.

Mass Readings – 13th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: There are no limits to God’s healing. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus heals many people, including a soldier of the Roman Empire, and in so doing teaches us about God’s desire for all of creation to flourish in faith.

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

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Daily Mass: Jesus offers healing and compassion to a leper. Catholic Inspiration

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The compassion of Christ is revealed as the Lord heals a leper who asks for help. May we approach Jesus with the same trust whenever we encounter a time of need.

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

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Study, Pray, Serve: 13th Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the major themes in the readings for the 13th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24

  • God creates a world filled with good and wholesome things, including humanity.
  • Through the envy of the devil, death enters the world.

Psalm 30:2,4-6,11-13

  • “I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me.”
  • We rejoice over the saving power of God in our times of distress.

2nd Reading – 2nd Corinthians 8:7,9,13-15

  • Chapter 8 in this letter pertains to a special collection Paul is taking for the Church in Jerusalem.
  • Out of our abundance we supply the needs of those less fortunate.

Gospel – Mark 5:21-43 (long version)

  • There are two miracles here: 1. Jairus’ daughter and 2. the woman with the hemorrhage.
  • Christ’s healing power is connected to the faith of those present.

Mass Readings – 13th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: A joyous moment for Tobit. Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Tobit, Part IV – Tobit is healed and reunited with his son and daughter-in-law.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 9th Week of the Year

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