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Daily Mass: Paul preaches about Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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Building upon salvation history, Paul speaks about the death and resurrection of Jesus.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 4th Week of Easter

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Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Peter leads people to Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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Having done a miracle through the name of Jesus, Peter then takes the opportunity to lead people to the Lord.

Mass Readings – Thursday in the Octave of Easter

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St. Anselm, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Peter heals in the name of Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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Peter heals a crippled man in the name of Jesus, revealing the power of the Holy Spirit at work in our world.

Mass Readings – Wednesday in the Octave of Easter

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Daily Mass: St. Peter preaches repentance and baptism. Catholic Inspiration

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Peter continues to proclaim the Good News of Christ, calling the people to repentance and baptism.

Mass Readings – Tuesday in the Octave of Easter

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Daily Mass: The preaching of St. Peter. Catholic Inspiration

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Filled with the Holy Spirit, Peter boldly preaches the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Monday in the Octave of Easter

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Easter Day

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The joy of the resurrection of Jesus Christ transforms our hearts and overflows into our lives as we share the Good News. The Lord is risen! He is risen, indeed!

Mass Readings – Easter Sunday

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Study, Pray, Serve: Easter Day

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Let’s examine some of the main themes in the readings for Easter Day.

1st Reading – Acts of the Apostles 10:34a,37-43

  • Peter proclaims the life, death and resurrection of Jesus to the crowd.
  • The disciples are witnesses of Christ and testify on his behalf for the forgiveness of sins.

Psalm 118: 1-2,16-17,22-23

  • “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad.”
  • We give thanks for the might and glory of God who is merciful to us.

2nd Reading – Colossians 3:1-4

  • You have died with Christ, and your life is hidden with God.
  • When Christ your life appears, you will appear with him in glory.

2nd Reading – 1st Corinthians 5:6b-8

  • We clear out the old yeast of malice and wickedness.
  • We make a new batch of dough with the new yeast of sincerity and truth.

Gospel – John 20:1-9

  • Mary Magdalen finds the tomb empty and runs to tell Peter and the other disciple.
  • Peter and the other disciple run back to the tomb.
  • They had not yet understood that Jesus had to rise from the dead.

Mass Readings – Easter Day

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Study, Pray, Serve: 6th Sunday of the Year

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Let’s examine some of the themes that surface in the readings for the 6th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Jeremiah 17:5-8

  • Cursed is the one who trusts in human beings.
  • Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.

Psalm – 1:1-4,6

  • “Blessed are they who hope in the Lord.”
  • We are blessed when we avoid sin and cultivate a life of faith in God.

2nd Reading – 1st Corinthians 15:12,16-20

  • Paul affirms the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which is a central truth to our faith.
  • Without the resurrection our faith is in vain and we are still in our sins.

Gospel – Luke 6:17,20-26

  • This is the “Sermon on the Plain” (Luke’s version of the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew’s Gospel.)
  • Note the contrast of the “blessings” and the “woes” in the teaching of Jesus.

Mass Readings – 6th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: The faith that fosters courage and casts out fear. Catholic Inspiration

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The power of the Holy Spirit and the joy of the resurrection shine forth in the apostles as they confront the threat of death for proclaiming the Good News of Jesus. Their witness inspires us to face our fears as we embrace our faith.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 2nd Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Three appearances of the Risen Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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Mark’s Gospel recounts three times Jesus appears to his disciples: Mary Magdalene; two disciples on the road; and then to the Eleven…slowly helping them understand the truth of His resurrection.

Mass Readings – Saturday in the Octave of Easter

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