Tag Archives: Homily

26th Sunday of the Year: What are we doing with what we’ve been given? Catholic Inspiration

At St. Peters in Rome, January 2020

The parable of the two sons reveals the power of our actions to define ourselves in the context of the unique aspects of our lives.

Mass Readings – 26th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: To clearly see the Cross. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus talks about his approaching Passion on the Cross, the disciples fail to understand his meaning. Their fear and hesitation remind us to be aware of the sacrifices we will make for the Lord.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 25th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: All times are in the hand of God. Catholic Inspiration

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Through his death and resurrection, Jesus touches all aspects of human life with a grace that brings hope and healing. May we see God at work in every moment of our day as we place our trust in the Lord.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 25th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Without life in Christ, all things are vanity. Catholic Inspiration

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The emptiness that Qoheleth describes and Herod the tetrarch experiences both point to a common theme: a life without God is no life at all.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 25th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: What is the Lord’s task for today? Catholic Inspiration

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As Jesus empowers his disciples to minister to the people, we are reminded that the Lord continues to invite us to serve in His name to those in our lives.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 24th Week (St. Pius of Pietrelcina)

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Daily Mass: Hearing and acting on the Word of God. Catholic Inspiration

As I spend time today with my Mom on her birthday, I pause to thank God that my parents shared their faith and helped me live it.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 25th Week of the Year

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Feast of St. Matthew: We live in a manner worthy of our call. Catholic Inspiration

The Letter to the Ephesians beautifully illustrates how we are directed to live according to the manner of our call to follow Jesus Christ. Simply put, if we have been given gifts, then may we joyfully offer them to the Lord!

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Matthew, Apostle

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Note: Today is my birthday, and I give thanks to God for the gift of my life!


25th Sunday of the Year: A generous heart for the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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The parable of the generous landowner reveals a crucial insight about God and an invitation to becoming greathearted toward those around us.

Mass Readings – 25th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: Will we have a body in Heaven? (Answer: Yes!)

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St. Paul addresses an issue that people often wonder about: Will we have a body in Heaven? The answer is yes, but it will be much more!

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

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Daily Mass: The resurrection of Jesus changes everything. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul speaks of the crucial aspect of the resurrection of Jesus Christ in the life of the faith. Indeed, the resurrection of the Lord opens the door between this life and the next.

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

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