Tag Archives: Hope

Daily Mass: The faith that fosters courage and casts out fear. Catholic Inspiration

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The power of the Holy Spirit and the joy of the resurrection shine forth in the apostles as they confront the threat of death for proclaiming the Good News of Jesus. Their witness inspires us to face our fears as we embrace our faith.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: The boldness of the disciples. Catholic Inspiration

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Released from custody, Peter and John return to the disciples to recount what happened. As they pray, the Holy Spirit comes upon them while the ground shakes and they preach with boldness.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 2nd Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: The witness of Peter and Mary Magdalene. Catholic Inspiration

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Both St. Peter and St. Mary Magdalene reveal the transformation caused by the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Empowered by the Risen Lord, they boldly proclaim the Good News with joy.

Mass Readings – Tuesday in the Octave of Easter

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Easter Day: We live with joyful hope! Catholic Inspiration

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ changes everything! From that Easter Day long ago, human hearts and lives have been transformed with God’s grace. Our fears fall away in the face of the Risen Lord. May this glorious hope renew us today!

Mass Readings – Easter Day

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Daily Mass: O Lord, my God, in you I take refuge. Catholic Inspiration

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The Psalm response recalls our hope in the Lord, the source of our refuge and strength. May we never cease to call upon Christ for what we need.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 4th Week of the Year

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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: We find hope in Noah’s ark. Catholic Inspiration

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Noah’s ark is a well known passage of Genesis that captures the imagination. Confronting wickedness and sin, the ark is a sign of hope in which God offers us a way forward – inviting us to mirror this example as we now prepare to embark on the season of Lent tomorrow.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 6th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: We reach out to God in faith. Catholic Inspiration

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The Letter to the Hebrews and the Gospel of Mark offer us examples of faith in God. Our task? We place our hope in Christ and trust that the Lord will journey with us through the challenges of life.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of the Year


Daily Mass: Proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations. Catholic Inspiration

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Two of St. Paul’s companions, Timothy and Titus, are remembered today for their witness to Christ as they carried out the Psalm response to “proclaim God’s marvelous deeds to all the nations.” May we follow their example today!

Mass Readings – Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus


2nd Sunday of the Year: Here I am Lord! Catholic Inspiration

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The response of Samuel and Andrew shows us how we call upon the Lord in our moment of need and then share what we have received with those placed in our lives.

Mass Readings – 2nd Sunday of the Year