Tag Archives: St. Paul

Daily Mass: What we can control when we can’t control anything. Catholic Inspiration

St. Peter and St. Paul remain true to the Lord even though they will be imprisoned and killed. May their example inspire us to choose Christ when all other choices have been taken away.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: To live our faith with all our heart. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul’s farewell expresses his heartfelt commitment to the people of Ephesus – heart and mind, body and soul – as he gave them his very best during his three years among them.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Our crosses come in many shapes and sizes. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul speaks plainly about the imprisonment and hardships that await him, yet his courage to face his Cross inspires us to pick up our own.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: We work together with the Holy Spirit. Catholic Inspiration

Paul and Apollos both had important tasks to do at different times and different cities; our lives uniquely build up the Body of Christ when we offer our lives and call upon the Holy Spirit for guidance.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: We’ve all got work to do in God’s vineyard. Catholic Inspiration

As St. Paul’s missionary activity expands, we hear how new people are drawn into greater roles and responsibilities, including Aquila, Priscilla and Apollos. Question: how is God calling each of us today?

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 6th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Serving the Lord when the chance presents itself. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul’s time and energy in Corinth reveal the powerful opportunity he had to share the Gospel. When the chance presents itself in our lives, may we respond with the same intensity as we witness our faith in Christ.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 6th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Living our faith in the face of rejection. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul’s rejection in Athens reminds us that we, too, will encounter mocking and ridicule for our faith in Christ. When it happens may we recall that we are in good company! Just remember: we never know how a single a word we say can lift someone up and lead them to the Lord.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 6th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: St. Paul participates in the Cross of Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul’s suffering in Philippi becomes an opportunity to witness his faith in Jesus. This experience of the Cross of Christ brings life-giving joy, and it shows us the path that we often find in our own lives as well.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 6th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: The response of Lydia to the preaching of St. Paul. Catholic Inspiration

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Lydia’s response to the preaching of St. Paul reveals how our faith in Christ is transmitted to the world. May we proclaim the Good News through our words and actions each and every day.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 6th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Never give up! Catholic Inspiration

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If you ever think you’re having a bad day, read about the hardships of St. Paul! Today in the Acts of the Apostles we see how he was left for dead…and then staggered on to keep proclaiming the Good News.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 5th Week of Easter

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