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Daily Mass: Embracing the gift of God’s love. Catholic Inspiration

Matthew’s Gospel offers a couple of key insights into God’s love for humanity. The Lord seeks us out when we are lost and astray with a compassion that knows no limit; our task is to humbly receive this gift with the openness of a little child.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 19th Week of the Year

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19th Sunday of the Year: Faith that strengthens the head and the heart. Catholic Inspiration

The Letter to the Hebrews stresses the power of faith in the life of a Christian. Faith strengthens both the head and the heart, and as we foster our faith we are empowered with the grace we need to face the challenges before us.

Mass Readings – 19th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: The lesson of a grain of wheat. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord teaches a key concept – the Paschal Mystery of death to new life – through the example of a grain of wheat. What needs to “die” in us today so that God’s grace can raise up something new and blessed in our hearts?

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 18th Sunday of the Year (St. Lawrence)

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Daily Mass: Pick up your Cross and follow Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus speaks bluntly in the Gospel of Matthew, making it crystal clear that his disciple must take up his cross and follow the Lord in order to enter into eternal life.

Are you ready?

Mass Readings – Friday of the 18th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Claiming Jesus as our Lord. Catholic Inspiration

When Jesus asks the disciples, “Who do you say that I am?” he is inviting them into a spiritual self-discovery that leads to personal change. The moment we claim Jesus as Lord we recognize our relationship to the Messiah and declare our allegiance to follow where he leads.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 18th Week of the Year (St. Dominic)

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Daily Mass: Serving others, even when it’s hard. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s interaction and subsequent care for the Canaanite woman offers us an insight into how we reach out to others…even when they are not part of our “group.”

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 18th Week of the Year

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The Transfiguration of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

The transfiguration of the Lord reveals the glory and power of Jesus to three of his disciples. The revelation is given to prepare them for the struggles to come, reminding us that God often gives us special graces to meet new challenges.

Mass Readings – Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

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