Tag Archives: St. Peter

The Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. Catholic Inspiration

They are two great lights in the Church, and their influence has shaped the lives of billions of Christians over the last 2000 years.  May the example of these two saints inspire us to follow the Lord with all our heart!

Mass Readings – Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul

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Daily Mass: In the footsteps of Peter and Paul. Catholic Inspiration

The first reading and the Gospel feature elements about Peter and Paul.  Both of these men are giants in the early Church, and through their example we recognize that God continues to call new disciples in every generation.

Mass Reading – Saturday of the 7th Week of Easter

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Daily Mass: Christ gives us what we need to do what must be done. Catholic Inspiration

From the low point in Christ’s earthly mission to St. Peter’s extraordinary ministry, Jesus alone offers what is necessary for our journey through this life.  May we place our hearts in his care as we follow the Lord’s call.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 3rd Week of Easter

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3rd Sunday of Easter: The example of St. Peter. Catholic Inspiration

The encounter between Jesus and St. Peter offers us an example of the Lord’s gentle call to grow ever deeper in our love.  God patiently meets us where we are and invites us to follow…may we respond!

Mass Readings – 3rd Sunday of Easter

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Daily Mass: St. Peter is transformed. Catholic Inspiration

The first reading reveals the transformation to St. Peter as the resurrection of Christ takes hold of his heart.  Casting aside doubt and fear, Peter proclaims the Good News in the face of persecution and trial…reminding us that as disciples we can draw upon the same strength today.

Mass Readings – Friday of the Octave of Easter

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Daily Mass: St. Peter’s confession of faith in Jesus. Catholic Inspiration

On this feast of the Chair of St. Peter, we hear how Peter acknowledges that Jesus is the Christ.  The Lord affirms that Peter is the rock upon which the Church will be built, and while Satan will try to destroy it, the gates of the netherworld will not prevail.

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

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5th Sunday of the Year: Our response to God’s invitation. Catholic Inspiration

Both Isaiah and St. Peter initially express doubt and fear in the presence of God’s invitation.  Yet like them we are called to move beyond our self-imposed obstacles and accept the Lord’s prompting in our lives…even when it’s hard.

Mass Readings – 5th Sunday of the Year

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