Tag Archives: Hope

The Mass of Christmas: Christ our Light. Catholic Inspiration

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May the light of Jesus Christ cast out the darkness in our hearts and shine with a brilliance that fosters faith as we embrace the Lord’s love. Merry Christmas!

Christmas Mass Readings

Vigil Mass

Mass during the Night

Mass at Dawn

Mass during the Day


Daily Mass: The Lord rescues us. Catholic Inspiration

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The Psalm response recalls how God rescues us in our need, inviting us to prayerfully reflect on the times we have been protected by the Lord’s grace.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 3rd Week of Advent

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3rd Sunday of Advent: Rejoice, the Lord is near! Catholic Inspiration

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Paul’s Letter to the Philippians offers a rich insight filled with joy and hope: The Lord is near! May Christ’s presence in our lives encourage us to embrace the gift of faith and live it in the world.

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of Advent

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Daily Mass: As disciples of Jesus Christ, we know our destination. Catholic Inspiration

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The readings today all point to a time of fulfillment and hope. The “mountain of the Lord” or the “house of the Lord” or even the healing and restoration made possible by Jesus…it all looks to our final destination where the Lord Jesus Christ reigns supreme!

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 1st Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: The spiritual life requires perseverance. Catholic Inspiration

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The spiritual life is not easy, and the Gospel of Luke today makes it clear that perseverance is a crucial component in the life of faith. Hang in there!

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 34th Week of the Year

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St. Andrew Dung-Lac…pray for us!


The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed…All Souls. Catholic Inspiration

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Today we remember all our beloved dead and we entrust them to the tender care of Christ’s divine mercy. Living and deceased, we are all held in the hands of God, and we pray for the repose of the souls of those who have passed from this life…that they will be united in love with the Lord in Heaven.

Mass Readings – All Souls

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Eternal rest grant unto them O Lord. Let Perpetual Light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. May their souls and the souls of all the Faithful Departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


Daily Mass: We await the glory of God. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul addresses the struggle we face as all creation awaits God’s glory. Yes, there is suffering, but our hope is founded upon Jesus Christ.

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

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Daily Mass: We embrace the spirit of life in Christ Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul teaches that if Christ dwells in us, then the one who raised Christ from the dead will raise us up as well.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 29th Week of the Year

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St. John of Capistrano…pray for us!


Daily Mass: Christ delivers us! Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul addresses the ongoing challenge of temptation we all face with the hope we have in Christ. It’s a spiritual battle, but one that we face everyday with the grace and strength of God.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 29th Week of the Year

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St. Pope John Paul II…pray for us!


Daily Mass: A contrast between Adam and Jesus Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul offers a contrast between the sin of Adam and the redemption we have in Jesus Christ, thus providing us with a view of the world that is both realistic and hopeful.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 29th Week of the Year

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St. John de Bréfeuf and St. Isaac Jogues…pray for us!


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