Tag Archives: Prayer

22nd Sunday of the Year: Working in the garden of our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

What’s growing in the spiritual garden of our hearts? The Letter of James urges us to welcome the Word of God that was planted in us and become doers, not just hearers.

Mass Readings – 22nd Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: Stay awake and be ready for the Lord, Part II. Catholic Inspiration

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Building on the Gospel reading from yesterday we see how crucial it is for us to be prepared as we follow Jesus Christ through this life. It begs a question: what preparations do we need to make today?

Mass Readings – Friday of the 21st Week of the Year

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St. Monica…pray for us!


Daily Mass: Dealing with divorce. Catholic Inspiration

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The pain of divorce is a part of our human experience, and our response can be guided by faith, wisdom and a compassionate heart. May the Lord’s teaching today in the Gospel of Matthew help us to support one another.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 19th Week of the Year

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Saints Pontian and Hippolytus…pray for us!


19th Sunday of the Year: You are what you eat. Catholic Inspiration

As we continue to hear the “Bread of Life” discourse from the sixth chapter of the Gospel of John, we reflect on how our spiritual health is renewed by the frequent and worthy reception of Holy Communion. We are what we eat!

Mass Readings – 19th Sunday of the Year

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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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