Tag Archives: healing

Daily Mass: The Lord comes to call sinners. Catholic Inspiration

When asked why he eats with sinners and tax collectors, Jesus offers a powerful response, “Those who are healthy do not need a physician, but the sick do.  I have not come to call the righteous to repentance, but sinners.”  As we acknowledge our sins and seek repentance we, too, receive the Lord’s saving mercy.

Mass Readings – Saturday after Ash Wednesday

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6th Sunday of the Year: Renewing relationships afflicted with suffering. Catholic Inspiration

Suffering affects our lives on many levels – body, mind, heart and soul – and it can weaken and wound our relationships with one another.  When we respond with compassion, help, unity and God’s grace we can restore what was broken with the healing power of Christ.

Mass Readings – 6th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: How strong is your faith? Catholic Inspiration

The faith expressed by the woman in the Gospel today was simple and direct…and because of this her child was healed.  May her example inspire us to take the gift of faith we have been given and engage our lives with the power and insight of Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 5th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Christ is the source of our healing. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus heals two people in the Gospel today, revealing his power as the Son of God.  As his disciples we continue the Lord’s healing work as we draw strength from Christ…the source of our healing.

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

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Photo Credit: The Passion of the Christ, 2004.


3rd Sunday of the Year: Little words…big effect. Catholic Inspiration

Those little words, “I’m sorry” and “I forgive you” have the power to bring healing and grace as we recognize our weaknesses and ask for mercy.  May the example of Jonah and Jesus inspire us to speak them frequently from the heart!

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: The healing ministry of the Church. Catholic Inspiration

The Gospel of Mark reveals the power of the healing ministry of Jesus.  From the beginning the Church has continued this work; may our lives today be open to this ministry as we seek to be instruments of the Lord’s healing touch.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Jesus heals on the Sabbath. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus heals a man with a withered hand on a Sabbath, revealing his power as the Son of God and inviting us to consider how we do the Lord’s work in the midst of competing values and priorities.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 2nd Week of the Year

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