Tag Archives: Reconciliation

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: Go first and be reconciled. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus urges his disciples to make reconciliation a priority in their lives, reminding us that forgiveness is a daily discipline as we follow the Lord.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 1st Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: How sin can weaken a family. Catholic Inspiration

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The original sin of Adam and Eve carries on within their family, reminding us how sin – if left unchecked – leaves devastating consequences on those closest to us.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 6th Week of the Year

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Monday Conversation: God’s great mercy. Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew offers a homily on mercy, justice and our response to acknowledge our sins as we reconcile with one another. (Given at Cathedral of Christ the King on December 2, 2020.)


Daily Mass: The final judgment. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s explanation of parable of the weeds reminds us of the reality of the Final Judgment and our opportunity today to seek Christ above all else.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 17th Week of the Year


Daily Mass: Facing the darkness in our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

As Jesus speaks of the darkness found in the human heart, we are invited to face the sin that lurks within us…trusting in the Lord’s light to overcome it.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 5th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Christ reconciles us to God. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus Christ knows our hearts – the good, the bad and the ugly – and he offers mercy through his sacrifice on the Cross that we might have life. Take his hand!

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 22nd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: The Lord offers practical spiritual advice. Catholic Inspiration

Jesus offers three key insights that profoundly impact our spiritual lives in practical ways. The hard part? Putting them into practice every day.

Mass Readings – Wed. of the 19th Week of the Year (St. Maximillian Kolbe)

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Daily Mass: Reconciling within our families. Catholic Inspiration

The story of Joseph in the Book of Genesis recounts the power of reconciliation within a family.  Joseph chooses the higher path and overcomes hatred and discord as he returns compassion toward his brothers.  His example inspires us to examine our own families and actively seek opportunities to foster peace.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 14th Week of the Year (St. Benedict)

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Daily Mass: Christ’s sacrifice makes reconciliation possible. Catholic Inspiration

St. Paul shows how the sacrifice of Jesus Christ makes reconciliation possible in our world.  As disciples of the Lord, we are called to be ambassadors – agents of healing – who help continue the Lord’s saving mission to reconcile people to God and one another.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 10th Week of the Year

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