Tag Archives: Talents

33rd Sunday of the Year: How we use the gifts we’ve been given. Catholic Inspiration

My Mom and I on an amazing pilgrimage to Italy back in 2016.

Jesus offers a parable to his disciples that challenges us to consider how we are using the unique gifts and talents that we have been given for the glory and praise of God.

Mass Readings – 33rd Sunday of the Year


Daily Mass: God’s gifts are meant to be used. Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s parable of the three servants challenges us all to acknowledge the gifts we have been given AND use them to the best of our ability.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 33rd Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: What’s your gift and how will you use it? Catholic Inspiration

St. Paul inspires the Romans to use the God-given gifts they have received for one another. What’s your gift? How will you use what the Lord has lavished upon you?

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

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Daily Mass: How are we using what we’ve been given? Catholic Inspiration

The Lord’s parable about the three servants illustrates how we can all use wisely our resources even if we have all been blessed in greater and lesser ways. Point: how will we use what we have been given today?

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 21st Week of the Year

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2nd Sunday of the Year: What’s your gift? Catholic Inspiration

The 2nd Letter to the Corinthians reminds us that we have all been blessed by God with unique gifts and talents.  What’s your gift?  And will you share your gifts to help build up the Body of Christ today?

Mass Readings – 2nd Sunday of the Year

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Daily Mass: What you do with what you have. Catholic Inspiration

The parable today reveals a crucial insight: We will be measured by what we do with what we have.  Comparing ourselves with others is often a waste of time; what’s crucial is using what we have been given to the best of our ability.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 21st Week of the Year

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Epiphany: What’s your gift? Catholic Inspiration

The Magi, guided by the light of the star, brought their gifts to honor the Christ child.  Our faith gives us light to recognize the gifts God has placed in our lives…and provides the light to discover ways to put those gifts to use in our world.

Mass Readings – The Epiphany of the Lord

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Daily Mass: Are you working for the Lord? Catholic Inspiration

Jesus offers a parable about servants who have been given resources by their master.  The passage reminds us that we have all been blessed with opportunities to serve the Lord, and everyday we have a chance to act upon them.

Mass Readings – Wednesday of the 33rd Week of the Year (St. Cecilia)

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33rd Sunday of the Year: What will you make of your life? Catholic Inspiration

Mass Readings – 33rd Sunday of the Year

The Gospel reading makes it clear that all of us will be judged according to what we have been given in this life.  Our invitation?  To take stock of the gifts and talents we have and make something special for the glory of God.

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School Mass – What is your gift and how will you use it? Catholic Inspiration

Whatever our shape or size, age or ability, we all have gifts that God has placed within us.  As we acknowledge our gifts may we use them to show our love for God and one another.

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