Tag Archives: St. Paul

Daily Mass: Stir into flame the gift of God! Catholic Inspiration

The reading from the Second Letter to Timothy offers the exhortation to “stir into flame the gift of God” and live with conviction and courage.  This gift is our Christian faith; and just as a tiny spark can produce a bonfire, so too, our faith can provide the spiritual spark that ignites our lives for service in the world as we draw near to the Lord and one another.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 9th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: Responding to the sign of the times. Catholic Inspiration

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

Jesus reminds us that just as we pay attention to the signs of the weather, so we also respond to the signs within our heart.  St. Paul carries this point further as he recognizes sin and calls upon the Lord for the strength to live in faith.

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St. Peter & St. Paul Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – The Feast of St. Peter & St. Paul

These two great saints made an enormous impact in the Church, even as they encountered hard work and confronted their own weaknesses and sins.  May we look to their example and trust in the Lord for the grace we need to face the challenges of life.

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Daily Mass: Paul & Silas in prison. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 6th Week of Easter

Paul and Silas – beaten and imprisoned for their faith – bring people to faith in Philippi.  Their example shows us that God can use our weakness to bring about great deeds.

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Daily Mass: The conversion of St. Paul. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Friday of the 3rd Week of Easter

In the first reading today we hear of the conversion of St. Paul, who begins the passage “breathing murderous threats” against the Church and ends with his preaching in the synagogues that Jesus is the Son of God.  May Paul’s change of heart inspire us to draw ever nearer to the Lord!

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Daily Mass: It’s all about faith. Catholic Inspiration

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Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of the Year (St. Thomas Aquinas)

Both St. Paul and Jesus teach about the crucial role of faith, and their words inspire us to trust in the Lord as we follow God’s call.


Daily Mass: The conversion of St. Paul. Catholic Inspiration

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Mass Readings – The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle

St. Paul’s conversion shows how God calls us to make changes in our lives as we draw close to Jesus Christ and proclaim the Good News.  The Lord reaches out to us in our weakness, inspiring us to turn away from our sins and become living witnesses to the world.