Tag Archives: Service

27th Sunday of the Year: Stir into flame the gift of faith. Catholic Inspiration

The Second Letter to Timothy inspires us to take the gift of faith and stir it into flame, realizing that this task requires daily attention and effort.

Mass Readings – 27th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: God works through us! Catholic Inspiration

The sending of the seventy-two disciples in the Gospel of Luke reveals the Lord’s openness to work through people, even as he empowers and support their efforts. Christ does the same for us!

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 26th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Serving others, even when it’s hard. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s interaction and subsequent care for the Canaanite woman offers us an insight into how we reach out to others…even when they are not part of our “group.”

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 18th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Can you drink from the cup? Catholic Inspiration

As James and John were striving for places of honor while the other Apostles were indignant, Jesus uses the situation to teach that the call of his disciples comes from offering oneself for service…even to the point of suffering out of love for others.

Mass Readings – Feast of James, Apostle

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Daily Mass: God calls us by name. Catholic Inspiration

The call of the twelve Apostles reveals the personal connection Jesus has with his disciples.  Called by name (with their own unique strengths and weaknesses) the Lord will empower them to serve in his name.  The Lord does the same for us!

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 14th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: We follow the example of the Master. Catholic Inspiration

As Master and Teacher, Jesus shows the disciples the path of humble service.  We follow the Lord’s example every time we offer our lives in care and compassion for those around us…giving glory and praise to God.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 4th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: We all have work to do in the Church. Catholic Inspiration

The Acts of the Apostles reveals that from the beginning the Church faced challenges and new opportunities for service.  As we engage our lives today we have the chance to consider how the Lord is calling us to offer our lives in the name of Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 2nd Week of Easter

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