Tag Archives: St. Joseph

Solemnity of St. Joseph, the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

He never says a word in the Scriptures, but St. Joseph demonstrates by his actions his faith in God and his capacity to sacrifice for others. May his example inspire us today.

Mass Readings – The Solemnity of St. Joseph

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4th Sunday of Advent: Our response to the Lord’s call. Catholic Inspiration

Both St. Paul and St. Joseph respond to God’s call, but they do it in very different ways. Their examples reveal that the Lord offers many ways that we can offer our lives, based on our ability and talent. There is nothing to stop us…except ourselves.

Mass Readings – 4th Sunday of Advent

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Daily Mass: The quiet action of St. Joseph. Catholic Inspiration

St. Joseph responds to the Angel Gabriel with swift and silent action. His response to God’s call inspires us to look for opportunities to put our faith into daily practice.

Mass Readings – December 18th

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St. Joseph, the Husband of Mary. Catholic Inspiration

We know very little about St. Joseph: he makes no speeches; indeed, he says nothing at all.  Yet this hard working, faithful man carried out the task appointed for him by God…showing us that in the last analysis our actions are crucial as we follow Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – St. Joseph, the Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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Daily Mass: The example of St. Joseph. Catholic Inspiration

St. Joseph’s reception and response to the angel’s message offers us a fitting example of faith in action as we receive God’s word and respond in love to Jesus Christ!

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Advent (Dec. 18th)

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Daily Mass: St. Joseph the Worker. Catholic Inspiration

The memorial of St. Joseph the Worker offers an opportunity to see how our work – great or small – can bring glory to God.  What’s your work today?  Look for the Lord in your labors and make your work an offering worthy of God.

Mass Readings – Memorial of St. Joseph the Worker

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4th Sunday of Advent: Emmanuel, God is with us! Catholic Inspiration

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Fr. Andrew’s Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – 4th Sunday of Advent

We call upon the Lord as Emmanuel which means “God is with us” when we are alone, exhausted, searching and sinful.  May we turn to the Lord in our need and rejoice in the saving power of God!

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The Virgin in Adoration of the Child, Correggio, 1518-1520, Ufizzi, Florence, Italy.