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Daily Mass: Jesus guides us in the spiritual battle of life. Catholic Inspiration

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Jesus addresses the scribes, revealing his power to cast out Satan and sin. Calling upon the Holy Spirit, we follow Christ in the midst of our spiritual battles and face our challenges with God’s grace.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 3rd Week of the Year


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St. Vincent & St. Marianne Cope, pray for us!

On this Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children, we call upon the Holy Spirit to help us defend their lives and foster their safety and growth.

Daily Mass: Blessed by the Lord, my rock! Catholic Inspiration

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The Psalm response offers a joyous affirmation of the Lord’s strength in times of struggle. May this spiritual durability sustains us in our spiritual battles and draw us closer to God and one another.

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


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21st Sunday of the Year: We discipline our lives for the Lord. Catholic Inspiration

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The Letter to the Hebrews exhorts us to be disciplined by the Lord, who out of love trains us for the spiritual battles of life. May we call upon Christ to see where discipline is lacking and put it into practice.

Mass Readings – 21st Sunday of the Year


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Daily Mass: Sound advice for spiritual battle. Catholic Inspiration

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We take a break from the Acts of the Apostles and read from First Letter of Peter on this feast of St. Mark. What we find is some sound practical advice to help us in our spiritual battle.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Mark, Evangelist


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St. Mark, pray for us!

Daily Mass: Judas, at night. Catholic Inspiration

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John’s Gospel reveals the moment when Judas gave in to Satan’s temptation in the darkness of night. Enlighted by this passage, we recognize that we face a daily spiritual battle with evil that requires our vigilance and trust in the Lord.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of Holy Week


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Daily Mass: We embrace the spirit of life in Christ Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul teaches that if Christ dwells in us, then the one who raised Christ from the dead will raise us up as well.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 29th Week of the Year


St. John of Capistrano…pray for us!

Daily Mass: Christ delivers us! Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul addresses the ongoing challenge of temptation we all face with the hope we have in Christ. It’s a spiritual battle, but one that we face everyday with the grace and strength of God.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 29th Week of the Year


St. Pope John Paul II…pray for us!

Study, Pray, Serve: 25th Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the main themes that surface in the readings for the 25th Sunday of the Year.

1st Reading – Wisdom 2:12,17-20

  • The wicked seek to beset the just one, who reproaches them for their transgressions.
  • The wicked will put the just one to the test with revilement and torture.

Psalm – 54:3-8

  • “The Lord upholds my life.”
  • The Psalmist calls upon God for help in times of great distress.

2nd Reading – James 3:16-4:3

  • Wisdom and righteousness come from what is pure and peaceful.
  • Wars and conflicts come from the passions within us.

Gospel Mark 9:30-37

  • Jesus relates his upcoming death and resurrection to the disciples, and they do not understand it.
  • The disciples were arguing on the journey who was the greatest; Jesus teaches that the greatest are those who humbly serve others.

Mass Readings – 25th Sunday of the Year


Daily Mass: Put on the armor of God. Catholic Inspiration

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The Letter to the Ephesians invites us to take on the battles of life with help from Heaven as we arm ourselves with the protection of God’s grace.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 30th Week of the Year

Daily Mass: The spiritual battle within Judas. Catholic Inspiration

We see the spiritual battle within Judas as he prepares to betray the Lord, yet we recall that there is a fight for good and evil within our own hearts as well. May we acknowledge this struggle and steadfastly turn to Christ – our friend and ally – to win the war.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of Holy Week


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