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Daily Mass: Go proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ! Catholic Inspiration

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The Gospel of Luke reveals several insights regarding how we proclaim the Good News: we do it together; we go with the Christ’s blessing; we carry out the Lord’s task and let people make their own choice.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist

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St. Luke…pray for us!


Daily Mass: We all have work to do in the Lord’s vineyard. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus sends out the seventy-two with specific instructions as they carry out his mission. May we continue this task as we eagerly respond to Christ and offer our lives today.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 26th Week of the Year

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St. Jerome…pray for us!


Daily Mass: When we follow Jesus we get to work! Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus sends out the Twelve Apostles with power and authority to carry out his earthly ministry. Their work inspires us to consider how we can serve the Lord with our lives today.

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

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Study, Pray, Serve: 15th Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the themes that surface in the readings for this 15th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Amos 7:12-15

  • Amos is rejected by Amaziah, the priest of Bethel, to be a prophet far away in the land of Judah.
  • Amos admits that he was a shepherd; it was God who called him to prophesy to the people of Israel.

Psalm – 85:9-14

  • “Lord, let us see your kindness, and grant us your salvation.”
  • God is the source of blessings and graces…and we will hear what God proclaims.

2nd Reading – Ephesians 1:3-14

  • This hymn of praise gives glory to Christ, the source of our redemption.
  • We have been chosen by the Lord to hear his word of truth, the gospel of salvation.

Gospel – Mark 5:7-13

  • Jesus summons the Twelve apostles and sends them out two by two with a sense of urgency and trust.
  • They are empowered to continue his earthly ministry: preaching repentance, driving out demons, and curing the sick.

Mass Readings – 15th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: The compassion of Jesus inspires our service in the world. Catholic Inspiration

Seeing the crowds, the heart of Jesus was moved with pity for their many needs, and he responds by empowering his disciples to go forth in his name. Their example reveals the opportunity we have every day to serve our struggling brothers and sisters around us.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 1st Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: We have work to do, and God will give us what we need. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus gives power and authority to the disciples to carry on his saving work as they place their trust in him. Following their example we, too, have an opportunity to carry on the mission of the Lord as we offer our lives guided by God’s grace.

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

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14th Sunday of the Year: God provides the strength for our service. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus empowers 72 disciples to go in pairs and continue his mission of preaching, healing and driving out evil.  Facing opposition and hostility they return rejoicing at the power of God at work in their lives.  May we be inspired to follow their example!

Mass Readings – 14th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: The struggle and joy of the Church in the world. Catholic Inspiration

The Acts of the Apostles recounts both the persecution and joy that the early Church experienced, showcasing how St. Philip carried on the mission of Jesus through his actions.  As we face our challenges today, may we allow the grace of the Lord to give us the strength and wisdom we need.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Working for the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus sends out the seventy-two disciples, he charges them with specific tasks of preaching, healing and proclaiming the Kingdom of God.  Like those first disciples, we participate in the ministry of Christ every time we use our gifts and talents for the glory of God.

Mass readings – Thursday of the 28th Week of the Year (St. Luke)

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Daily Mass: Do you need to rest? Catholic lnspiration

Jesus invites the disciples to rest after they return from their mission.  It’s a good reminder that there is always more work than we can possibly accomplish; our task is to make sure that we balance our lives with the rest we need so that we can keep serving the Lord.

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

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