Tag Archives: Pride

Daily Mass: A little reminder in humility. Catholic Inspiration

Luke’s Gospel reminds us that before we confess someone else’s sins we might want to start with our own. The analogy about what is caught in our eye can help us from becoming blinded by our own pride.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 23rd Week of the Year

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22nd Sunday of the Year: Living the virtue of humility. Catholic Inspiration

The Book of Sirach exhorts us to “conduct our affairs with humility,” and through truth, honesty and perspective we can confront the pride in our hearts with this powerful (and often underappreciated) virtue.

Mass Readings – 22nd Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: O God, be merciful to me, a sinner. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus offers a parable that speaks to our hearts.  When we are caught in pride and selfishness, the words of the tax collector can restore our perspective and need for the Lord.  As we reflect on our sins and shortcomings may we call out and say, “O God, be merciful to me, a sinner.”

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Humbled & Exalted. Catholic Inspiration

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

As the Lord observes people positioning themselves for places of honor at a banquet, he uses the opportunity to teach about pride and humility, inviting us to avoid making comparisons and seeking a simple approach.

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