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Daily Mass: Be a light in the world! Catholic Inspiration

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Both Timothy and Titus were friends and companions of St. Paul. Their example follows the exhortation of Christ to let the light of our faith shine in the world.

Mass Readings – The Memorial of St. Timothy & St. Titus

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St. Timothy & St. Titus, pray for us!


3rd Sunday of the Year: The light of Christ leads us to repentance. Catholic Inspiration

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From the prophecy of Isaiah to the preaching of Christ, the Lord’s light banishes the darkness in our hearts and leads us to repent of our sins. May we walk in his light!

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of the Year

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Study, Pray, Serve: 3rd Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the themes in the readings for the 3rd Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Isaiah 8:23-9:3

  • The Gentiles who walked in darkness have seen a great light.
  • The people have abundant joy, and the rod of their taskmasters has been broken.

Psalm – 27:1,4,13-14

  • “The Lord is my light and my salvation.”
  • The Lord’s strength gives us courage; we are no longer afraid.

2nd Reading – 1st Corinthians 1:10-13,17

  • Paul urges the people to be united in the same mind and the same purpose.
  • Christ is the source of our unity, and all our efforts give glory to him.

Gospel – Matthew 4:12-23

  • Jesus, preaching repentance, fulfills the words of Isaiah the prophet.
  • The Lord calls Peter and Andrew, then James and John to follow him.

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: The Light shines in the darkness! Catholic Inspiration

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The Prologue of the Gospel of John offers a beautiful, mystical reflection on the person of Jesus Christ. The Lord, who is the Word made flesh, is the light of the world who shines in the darkness. May we run to this light!

Mass Readings – 7th Day in the Octave of Christmas

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St. Sylvester, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Love’s light guides our lives. Catholic Inspiration

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The First Letter of John offers us a crucial spiritual insight about our relationship with the Lord and one another. May our desire to follow Jesus Christ inspire us to continue to walk in his light as we love one another.

Mass Readings – 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas

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St. Thomas Becket, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Shine with the light of the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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Just as John the Baptist was “a burning and shining lamp” that guided the people to Jesus, we, too, are called by the Lord to shine with the light of Christ in the world today.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 3rd Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: Those who follow the Lord will have the light of life. Catholic Inspiration

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Both Isaiah and the Psalmist urge us to follow the Lord in word and action so that we may dwell in God’s living light.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 2nd Week of Advent

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St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, pray for us!


Daily Mass: The Lord is our light and our salvation. Catholic Inspiration

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Two blind men are healed by Jesus and are filled with joy. As we drawn near the Lord today may we see clearly, for the Lord is our light and our salvation!

Mass Readings – Friday of the 1st Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: Shine with the light of Christ! Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord reminds us that light is meant to be seen and not hidden. May our lives shine with the light of Christ as we proclaim the Good News to others!

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

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St. Januarius, pray for us!


Epiphany: Living by the light that leads us to Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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The feast of Epiphany offers us an insight into understanding the pilgrimage of our lives. Guided by the light of Christ we travel on our pilgrim path through this world to our destination in Heaven, learning life’s lessons along the way.

Mass Readings – Epiphany of the Lord

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