Tag Archives: Strength

Daily Mass: The Lord is the source of all our blessings. Catholic Inspiration

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Isaiah the prophet reveals how God takes the initiative as creator and redeemer, inviting us to turn to the Lord in our need and count our blessings every day.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 3rd Week of Advent


Daily Mass: We will run and not grow weary. Catholic Inspiration

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The prophet Isaiah reminds us that when we place our hope in the Lord we will have a strength that does not fade.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Advent


The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Inspiration

God makes possible miracles that astound our imagination in multiple ways in the readings we hear today. May we take to heart the angel Gabriel’s insight that “nothing will be impossible for God!”

Mass Readings – The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary


Daily Mass: Be strong, fear not! Catholic Inspiration

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The joyful proclamation of the prophet Isaiah brings hope and strength to our hearts.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 2nd Week of Advent


Daily Mass: The Lord is our rock of protection. Catholic Inspiration

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Both Isaiah and the Gospel of Matthew use the strength of rock to illustrate God’s powerful protection.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 1st Week of Advent


Daily Mass: The Lord is my light and my salvation. Catholic Inspiration

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The Psalm Response inspires us to turn to the Lord and allow God’s grace to flood our hearts with courage, wisdom and strength.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 31st Week of the Year


Daily Mass: We are sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit. Catholic Inspiration

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In the Letter to the Ephesians we who have been chosen by God and believe in Christ are sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit. May we call upon the Spirit every day for strength and wisdom!

Mass Readings – Friday of the 28th Week of the Year


Daily Mass: The Lord gives us strength for the struggle. Catholic Inspiration

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As the 72 disciples return from their mission, they comment about their success over evil. May we follow their example as we call upon the name of Jesus for the strength we need to face our struggles.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 26th Week of the Year


Daily Mass: Without life in Christ, all things are vanity. Catholic Inspiration

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The emptiness that Qoheleth describes and Herod the tetrarch experiences both point to a common theme: a life without God is no life at all.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 25th Week of the Year


Daily Mass: Great expectations for our life in Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul offers inspiring words to describe a disciple who is caught up in the grace of Jesus Christ. May these words apply to us as well!

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 21st Week of the Year (St. Monica)