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Daily Mass: Joseph and his brothers. Catholic Inspiration

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The story of Joseph occurs in the last chapters of the Book of Genesis. In today’s first reading we discover how it all begins when the jealousy and hatred of his brothers leads them to sell Joseph into slavery.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Lazarus and the rich man. Catholic Inspiration

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The parable of Lazarus and the rich man pokes at our consciences. Do we see the poverty around us and respond with compassion? We know the teaching of Jesus…may we ask the Lord for the grace to put His words into practice.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: We offer our lives in service to one another. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus teaches his disciples that the journey to Heaven is along the path of service.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: An exhortation from Isaiah. Catholic Inspiration

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The prophet Isaiah exhorts the people of Israel to wash themselves clean – seeking God’s goodness and avoiding evil. It’s a message that is just as relevant today.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: The measure of mercy. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus teaches how the measure of mercy applies to our hearts: “For the measure you measure will be measured out to you.”

Mass Readings – Monday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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2nd Sunday of Lent: The hope of the Transfiguration. Catholic Inspiration

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The Transfiguration of Christ offers a glimpse of God’s glory on the way to the Cross. This moment – seeing Jesus as he reigns in Heaven – offers us hope as we carry our crosses, confident in the Lord’s victory.

Mass Readings – 2nd Sunday of Lent

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Daily Mass: Love your enemies. Catholic Inspiration

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We find in this selection from the Sermon on the Mount one of the hardest teachings of Jesus: to love our enemies. Yet when we do this we cleanse our hearts of hate and fill them with God’s grace, so that we will be prepared to follow Christ in this life and be with Him in the next.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Go first and be reconciled. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus urges his disciples to make reconciliation a priority in their lives, reminding us that forgiveness is a daily discipline as we follow the Lord.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Asking for what we need. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord teaches us to ask, seek and knock as we trust in God who knows the good things that we need.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: The ongoing call to repentance. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus affirms the preaching of Jonah to repent. This is the constant message throughout salvation history: to acknowledge our sins and return to the Lord for mercy and forgiveness.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 1st Week of Lent

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