Tag Archives: Sin

Daily Mass: God does not give up on us! Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Judges recounts a pattern as the people follow the Lord, stray, and then return to the Lord through God’s intercession. Throughout this human weakness to sin, God remains faithful…always seeking to bring us back.

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

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St. Steven of Hungary…pray for us!


Daily Mass: Confronting conflict. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus offers sound practical advice for engaging one another in situations of conflict. May we take the Lord’s words to heart as we reach out to one another with a healing spirit.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of 19th OT

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St. Clare…pray for us!


Daily Mass: Turning away from false idols. Catholic Inspiration

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Moses returns from the mountain and finds that the people are now worshipping a golden calf. After destroying the image, Moses intercedes on behalf of the people – asking God to pardon their sin.

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

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Daily Mass: The departure from Egypt. Catholic Inspiration

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As the people of Israel begin their journey out of Egypt they will experience the awkward sense of being unsettled as they make the transition from slavery to freedom. Transitions are part of our experience, and this passage from Exodus invites us to trust in the Lord as we face the uncertainty of life.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 15th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Slavery and Sin in the Book of Exodus. Catholic Inspiration

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For the next three weeks we will encounter the key elements that surface from the Book of Exodus, which offers an encounter of freedom from the bondage of slavery that is crucial for both Jewish and Christian prayer.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 15th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Joseph and his brothers. Catholic Inspiration

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The story of Joseph occurs in the last chapters of the Book of Genesis. In today’s first reading we discover how it all begins when the jealousy and hatred of his brothers leads them to sell Joseph into slavery.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent

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1st Sunday of Lent: Confronting the darkness in our hearts. Catholic Inspiration

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The temptation of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark reminds us that the darkness of sin must be confronted in our hearts with the triumph of Christ.

Mass Readings – 1st Sunday of Lent

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Walking with Mary on the Way of the Cross: Confronting injustice. Catholic Inspiration

This is the first of a six-part Lenten Retreat where Fr. Andrew reflects on a different aspect of the Stations of Cross each night. In this presentation Jesus is the key to help us understand how we confront the injustices and evils in our lives.

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Ash Wednesday: Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel. Catholic Inspiration

We begin the season of Lent by acknowledging our sins and embracing God’s mercy through repentance and conversion of heart. May these forty days help us draw closer to Jesus Christ and one another!

Mass Readings – Ash Wednesday

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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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