Tag Archives: Prayer

Daily Mass: The prayer of Tobiah and Sarah. Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Tobit, Part III – On their wedding night, Tobiah and Sarah offer a prayer to God, asking for protection and help.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 9th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The prayers of Tobit and Sarah. Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Tobit, Part II – In their anguish Tobit and Sarah pray to God, who hears their petitions and sends Raphael to their assistance.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 9th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Paul’s farewell. Catholic Inspiration

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Paul’s farewell is personal and powerful, reminding us that transitions in our lives provide an intense opportunity to speak from our hearts about our faith in Christ.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Jesus prays for his disciples. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus prays to his heavenly Father, revealing his care and compassion for all who seek to follow Him amidst the challenges of this world.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Choosing the apostle Matthias. Catholic Inspiration

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As Matthias takes the place vacated by Judas among the Apostles, the early Church demonstrates its ability to adapt and grow through prayer and thoughtful reflection.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 6th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Fasting and prayer in a dynamic Church. Catholic Inspiration

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The reading from Acts shows the how disciples of the growing, dynamic, early Church discerned God’s will through fasting and prayer.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 4th Week of Easter

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Monday Conversation: Creating a Pattern of Prayer. Catholic Inspiration

Daily Prayer is a crucial pillar in our spiritual lives. This Monday Conversation offers practical tips to examine how we can build a pattern that fits and adjusts to our particular circumstances.

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Daily Mass: Love your enemies. Catholic Inspiration

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We find in this selection from the Sermon on the Mount one of the hardest teachings of Jesus: to love our enemies. Yet when we do this we cleanse our hearts of hate and fill them with God’s grace, so that we will be prepared to follow Christ in this life and be with Him in the next.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Asking for what we need. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord teaches us to ask, seek and knock as we trust in God who knows the good things that we need.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Monday Conversation: Praying daily with the Bible.

Prayerfully reading the Bible (often called Lectio Divina – Divine Reading) is a powerful way the listen to what God has to say to our lives. Reading a small passage of Scripture we reflect and respond to the Lord by answering three simple questions: What does it say? What does it say to me? What does it make me say?

To access the daily Mass Readings from the US Catholic Bishops’ website, click here.