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The Birth of John the Baptist. Catholic Inspiration

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John’s birth ushers in a new event in salvation history as he prepares the people and points out the Messiah to them. His example inspires us to recognize Christ present in our lives as we lead others to Jesus.

Mass Readings – The Birth of John the Baptist

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Daily Mass: Choose the narrow path of God’s love. Catholic Inspiration

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Loving God and others – especially when we find ourselves in difficult moments – challenges us to stretch and grow. Welcome to the narrow gate that leads to eternal life.

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

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Daily Mass: Let’s pay attention to our own sins first. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord offers some powerful spiritual insights to the disciples, reminding us of the importance to examine carefully the state of our souls.

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

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12th Sunday of the Year: Do not be afraid! Catholic Inspiration

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Three times Jesus exhorts the Apostles to not be afraid. This timeless wisdom requires us to cultivate a healthy perspective as we receive the strength of our faith in Christ.

Mass Readings – 12th Sunday of the Year

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Note: Here is the Post from the Smithsonian that I used to reference the events of 1968.


The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

We read in the Gospel of Luke that “Mary kept all these things in her heart.” May her example inspire us to reflect on our faith in her Son as we put it into daily practice.

Mass Readings – Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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The Sacred Heart of Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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The Sacred Heart of Jesus reveals a love beyond our comprehension yet accessible every time we let go of our ego and embrace Him.

Mass Readings – Sacred Heart of Jesus

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Daily Mass: The Lord’s Prayer. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord’s Prayer sums up with brevity and power some key elements of our faith. May this gift from Christ be a daily, regular reflection that unites us to God and one another.

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

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Daily Mass: When you fast, pray and give alms. Catholic Inspiration

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Fasting, prayer and almsgiving are non-negotiable in the life of a Christian. The Lord gives us some key insights into these powerful spiritual practices, and by using them we refine our hearts and purify our souls.

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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“Love your enemies” is one of the toughest teachings of Jesus. Yet these words continue to show us a path forward in the face of hatred, violence and persecution…revealing that there is something that can heal our hearts and renew our lives: God’s love.

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

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Daily Mass: In the face of sin we call upon the Savior. Catholic Inspiration

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The actions of Jezebel and Ahab in the Book of Kings reveal the stark reality of sin – in our hearts, families and communities. Our response? The teaching and command of Christ to unite and heal as we bring a radical compassion to those around us.

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

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