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Daily Mass: What is growing in our hearts? Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord offers us (once again!) practical spiritual wisdom to guide our interactions with one another. But to use this wisdom we have to ask ourselves one question: What’s growing in our hearts?

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

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Saints Paulinus, Thomas More and John Fisher, pray for us!


Daily Mass: The Golden Rule. Catholic Inspiration

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The “Golden Rule” that Jesus offers his disciples has directed countless Christians in their relationships with one another. May this rule of life help us to interact with one another in a way that leads us all closer to the Lord.

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

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St. Aloysius Gonzaga, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Working on ourselves before judging others. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord offers powerful spiritual advice for those times when we are tempted to judge others before we’ve done the hard work to examine our own blind spots.

Mass Readings – Monday 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 main themes in the readings for the 13th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – 1st Kings 19:16b,19-21

  • God tells Elijah to anoint Elisha as a prophet to succeed him.
  • Elijah throws his cloak over Elisha as he is plowing with 12 oxen.

Psalm – 16:1-2,5,7-11

  • “You are my inheritance, O Lord.”
  • We rejoice and take refuge in God who counsels and protects us.

2nd Reading – Galatians 5:1,13-18

  • We are called to freedom through the saving action of Christ.
  • We live in the Spirit, who calls us to avoid the desire of the flesh and love one another.

Gospel – Luke 9:51-62

  • Jesus is rejected by a Samaritan village on his journey to Jerusalem.
  • The Lord responds to some of the people who claim to want to follow him.

Mass Readings – 13th Week of the Year

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The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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On this feast of Corpus Christi, we gratefully acknowledge the sacrament that Jesus defines and commands us to receive. May this precious gift of the Real Presence strengthen us for our work on earth and guide us safely to Heaven.

Mass Readings – The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

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Daily Mass: Do not worry! Catholic Inspiration

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It is so easy to give in to worry! How often do we feed our fears and yield to anxiety? Jesus speaks to this common human condition and offers us a powerful way forward.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 11th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Store up treasure in Heaven. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord teaches his disciples to examine their hearts regarding WHAT their treasure is and WHERE they will store it.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 11th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The Lord’s Prayer. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord’s Prayer has provided spiritual strength and guidance for countless Christians. May we call upon it frequently throughout our day!

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 11th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Fasting, Prayer and Almsgiving. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord speaks of three ancient and powerful spiritual practices: fasting, prayer and almsgiving.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 11th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Love your enemies. Catholic Inspiration

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Perhaps one of the toughest teachings in Christianity is found in the Gospel of Matthew today. Yet this command to love our enemies offers a practical path that unites us to the example of Jesus.

Mass Readings- Tuesday of the 11th Week of the Year

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