Tag Archives: Spiritual Battle

Daily Mass: God gives us strength for the spiritual battle. Catholic Inspiration

St. Paul reminds the people of Rome that our spiritual battles are fought with the Lord by our side, and nothing can overcome God’s strength. May the Lord’s grace encourage us to face the challenges before us this day!

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

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Daily Mass: Remaining vigilant in the spiritual battle. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord reminds us to be vigilant in our daily temptation to sin, revealing that it is through our disciplined efforts that we engage our spiritual battle with the strength of Jesus.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 27th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Protection from the wolves. Catholic Inspiration

Both St. Paul and Jesus speak of the challenges all disciples face from the wolves that seek to tear us out of God’s hand.  Knowing that we will face our own spiritual battles, may we fearlessly call upon the Lord for the grace we need to respond with the gift of faith.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: St. Stephen, the first martyr. Catholic Inspiration

St. Stephen’s death serves as a sharp contrast from the glory Christ’s birth.  Yet this contrast helps us engage in the spiritual battle that is part of our earthly life as we face our struggles with the grace of Jesus.

Mass Readings – Feast of St. Stephen, the first martyr

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Daily Mass: Driving out demons, and keeping them out! Catholic Inspiration

Jesus drives out a demon and then teaches others how to keep evil away from their hearts.  It’s a good reminder for us as well; we are called each day to be vigilant in the spiritual battle as we guard the sanctity of our souls.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 27th Week of the Year

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25th Sunday of the Year: Life is a battle; keep fighting with faith. Catholic Inspiration

The readings state plainly the hostility and difficulty we often find in lives.  Sometimes the battle is outside ourselves, and sometimes it is within.  Yet as we fight our battles, we constantly use our most powerful weapon: the grace we receive through our faith in Jesus Christ!

Mass Readings – 25th Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: Building up the Church in the face on an attack. Catholic Inspiration

Poor St. Peter!  One minute he is named by Jesus as the rock upon which the Church will be built, and the next minute he is chastised by the Lord for falling prey to temptation.  Welcome to the spiritual life!  Yet this spiritual battle of building up and tearing down is part of our journey of faith, inviting us to always keep our focus on Christ.

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

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