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Daily Mass: God is our refuge and our strength. Catholic Inspiration

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Psalm 90 inspires us with God’s strong and everlasting protection. May we trust the Lord in times of trial as we face the challenges of each new day.

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

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Daily Mass: We have died with Christ; we will also rise with him! Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul shows the people of Corinth how the resurrection of Jesus propels our hope that at the end of our earthly lives the Lord will raise us up. May this conviction empower us to shine with the light of Christ!

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

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St. Robert Bellarmine, pray for us!


Daily Mass: The resurrection of Christ is the source of our faith. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul emphasizes the crucial role of the resurrection in the faith of Christian disciple. May the impact of this fact renew our faith and inspire us to proclaim the Good News.

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

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St. Cornelius and St. Cyprian, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Lord in your great love, answer me! Catholic Inspiration

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Today’s psalm both acknowledges our struggles and affirms our faith in God’s grace. May we turn to the Lord in our times of trial and draw strength from the one who died that we might have eternal life.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 17th Week of the Year

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St. Peter Chrysologus, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Paul ends his life in Rome. Catholic Inspiration

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For the last two years of his life Paul will live as a prisoner in Rome, meeting with people and teaching them about Jesus.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Civic leaders discuss Paul’s case. Catholic Inspiration

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Paul’s particular circumstances are discussed by regional Roman leaders, revealing how one person’s life can make a huge impact on others.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 7th Week of Easter

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St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Paul offers some parting advice. Catholic Inspiration

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Before he departs from Miletus, Paul offers some parting advice to the disciples that combines hard-nosed common sense, mingled with faith and tender compassion.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 7th Week of Easter

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St. Justin, pray for us!


Study, Pray, Serve: 3rd Sunday of Easter

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Here are some of the key themes that surface in the readings for the 3rd Sunday of Easter.

1st Reading – Acts 5:27-32,40b-41

  • The Apostles stand before the Sanhedrin, stating that they must obey God rather than men.
  • The Apostles rejoice that they were found worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the name of Jesus.

Psalm – 30:2,4-6,11-13

  • “I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me.”
  • God offers help in times of testing and trial.

2nd Reading – Revelation 5:11-14

  • John sees the heavenly host of angels praising the Lamb of God.
  • All present cry out, “Amen!” and worship the Lord.

Gospel – John 21:1-19

  • A group of disciples recognize the Risen Lord while fishing.
  • Peter responds three times to Jesus’ question, “Do you love me?”

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of Easter

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Daily Mass: Staying strong in times of trial. Catholic Inspiration

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As the persecution of the Sanhedrin continues, Peter and John remain steadfast in their faith.

Mass Readings – Saturday in the Octave of Easter

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St. George, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Peter’s response to persecution. Catholic Inspiration

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Arrested and persecuted, Peter is filled with the Holy Spirit and preaches the Good News in front of the Sanhedrin.

Mass Readings – Friday in the Octave of Easter

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