Tag Archives: St. Peter

St. Peter & St. Paul…pray for us! Catholic Inspiration

These two heavy hitter saints were far from perfect, and yet God worked in and through them to accomplish marvelous deeds.  Their example serves as our inspiration: God patiently works with us!  As we look to Sts. Peter & Paul may we embrace the gifts of life and faith as we follow Jesus Christ.

Mass Readings – Solemnity of Saints Peter & Paul (Mass of the Day)

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Daily Mass: Do I really have to forgive? Catholic Inspiration

St. Peter asks the question that all the disciples are thinking…and Jesus drives home the point about forgiveness with a powerful parable.

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 3rd Week of Lent

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Daily Mass: Who do you say Jesus is? Catholic Inspiration

When Jesus asks his disciples “Who do you say that I am?” Peter gets it right.  Jesus is the Christ, the Lord, the one who saves us from our sins and empowers us as Sons and Daughters of God.  Our acceptance of this reality transforms our lives with his light and power!

Mass Readings – Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, Apostle

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Daily Mass: Catching St. Peter. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 22nd Week of the Year

When Jesus steps into the boat he changes Peter’s life forever.  As the Lord teaches the crowds and invites Peter to abandon fear and follow him, we find that Christ continues to do the same in our lives, reaching out to us and welcoming us into a life of faith.

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21st Sunday of the Year: Three keys to Heaven. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – 21st Sunday of the Year

Entrusting the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven to Peter, Jesus establishes the Church upon a rock that hell itself cannot prevail against.  Christ is the key; through prayer, sacraments and virtue we grow in grace through this life so that we can enter into the Lord’s Kingdom in the next.

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19th Sunday of the Year: Facing Fear. Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – 19th Sunday of the Year

Fear is a part of life, yet our response determines the impact it will have upon us.  Peter’s experience of fear reminds us that we have an opportunity today to call upon the Lord for the courage we need to face our fears with the power of faith.

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Daily Mass: Take courage! Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – Tuesday of the 18th Week of the Year (St. Dominic)

Caught in the storm Jesus exhorts his disciples to take courage and discard fear.  What a great reminder for us today!  When fear threatens to choke our lives may we turn to the one who offers us strength and wisdom to carry on.

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Christ Walking on the Water, Julius Von Klever, 1880.