Tag Archives: Hope

Daily Mass: God's grace gives us hope. Catholic Inspiration

The Scripture readings today all reference human hardship: suffering, battle and illness. Yet through it all we have hope as we see how God gives us the grace we need to overcome these challenges every time we turn to Christ.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 4th Week of Lent

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2nd Sunday of Lent: The Transfiguration gives us hope to carry on. Catholic Inspiration

The Transfiguration of Jesus offered three apostles a sign of hope as they journeyed on to Jerusalem where the Lord would be crucified. This moment of glory strengthened their faith to face the coming test of suffering and hardship, showing us that God gives us what we need to carry on.

Mass Readings – 2nd Sunday of Lent

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Daily Mass: Confronting evil in our lives. Catholic Inspiration

We find in today’s gospel passage the stark evil surrounding the death of John the Baptist. All the elements in this passage are evil, driven by pride, hatred and jealousy. Our response? The Cross of Christ.

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

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Daily Mass: We shine with the light of Christ. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus inspires us to let the light of faith shine through our lives. May we take courage in the darkness to let God’s light into our hearts and share it with those around us.

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

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Daily Mass: A message of Hope. Catholic Inspiration

The readings today proclaim a message of hope – to strengthen, guide, and inspire our lives – because there are times in life where hope in God is what gets through the day.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Advent

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32nd Sunday of the Year: The power of the resurrection. Catholic Inspiration

As disciples of Jesus Christ, we anchor our hope in a simple fact: Christ has been raised from the dead. The Lord’s triumph over sin and death fundamentally alters the universe and we have hope of eternal life. May the power of the resurrection direct every aspect of our lives!

Mass Readings – 32nd Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: Our hope is in the mercy of God. Catholic Inspiration

The Psalm response reminds us that our hope is not founded in our strength, our wealth or our abilities…it is founded upon the mercy of God. May this mercy give us the wisdom to turn to the Lord for our needs this day!

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 30th Week of the Year

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