Tag Archives: Salvation

3rd Sunday of Advent: Lord, come and save us! Catholic Inspiration

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The Psalm response reveals our universal cry to God for help in moments of grave need. May the fulfillment of Isaiah’s prophecy through the actions of Christ inspire us to call out everyday to the Lord with gratitude and trust.

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of Advent

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Daily Mass: Our Heavenly Father wills to rescue the lost. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord teaches that it is the will of our Heavenly Father to seek out those who are lost. May we call upon the Lord in our moments of doubt and confusion as we seek the Good Shepherd of our souls.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Advent

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St. Nicholas, pray for us!


Daily Mass: The Lord is our light and our salvation. Catholic Inspiration

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Two blind men are healed by Jesus and are filled with joy. As we drawn near the Lord today may we see clearly, for the Lord is our light and our salvation!

Mass Readings – Friday of the 1st Week of Advent

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Daily Mass: The Lord’s sorrow for our sins. Catholic Inspiration

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As Jesus weeps over Jerusalem, we gain a crucial insight into the Lord’s Sacred Heart. Filled with sorrow for the sins of our world, Christ reveals the depth of his love and points us to the Cross as the instrument of our salvation.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 33rd Week of the Year

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary, pray for us!


Daily Mass: The Lord chooses to stay with us. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus chooses to stay with Zacchaeus, a despised tax collector and sinner. May this Scripture give us all hope, for the Lord chooses to stay with us – knowing full well all our sins – that he might seek and save what was lost.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 33rd Week of the Year

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St. Albert the Great, pray for us!


Study, Pray, Serve: 28th Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the themes in the readings for the 28th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – 2nd Kings 5:14-17

  • Naaman, a foreigner from Syria, is cured of his leprosy after he carries out the command of Elisha to bathe seven times in the Jordan river.
  • Elisha will take no gift for this miracle, and Naaman now worships only the Lord.

Psalm – 98:1-4

  • “The Lord has revealed to the nations his saving power.”
  • Rejoice, for all the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of God.

2nd Reading – 2nd Timothy 2:8-13

  • Paul contrasts the chains he wears with the power of the word of God, which is not chained.
  • We persevere in faith, trusting in the eternal glory and power of Christ, who remains faithful.

Gospel – Luke 17:11-19

  • Jesus cures ten lepers, one of whom is a foreigner…a Samaritan.
  • The foreigner alone gives praise to God and returns to thank Jesus.

Mass Readings – 28th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: In God we trust. Catholic Inspiration

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The Lord’s words challenge and console us as we consider who will be saved. The challenge happens when we place our hope in worldly things. The consolation comes when we trust in the Lord, who makes all things possible.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 20th Week of the Year

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St. Stephen of Hungary, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Paul’s suffering and success in Philippi. Catholic Inspiration

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Paul is beaten and imprisoned for preaching the Good News. Yet through an earthquake and a moment of grace he converts an entire household to faith in Christ.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 6th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: In our distress we call upon the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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Jeremiah affirms that God is his mighty champion, a source of protection in times of trial. May we echo his sentiment as we proclaim the psalm response, “In my distress I called upon the Lord, and he heard my voice!”

Mass Readings – Friday of the 5th Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Jesus Christ is the Son of God. Catholic Inspiration

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As Jesus speaks to the Pharisees, he references how Moses brought about healing to the afflicted people of Israel. May we gaze upon the Lord – lifted up upon the Cross – for our redemption.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 5th Week of Lent

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St. Vincent Ferrer, pray for us!


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