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Daily Mass: Lord in your great love, answer me! Catholic Inspiration

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Today’s psalm both acknowledges our struggles and affirms our faith in God’s grace. May we turn to the Lord in our times of trial and draw strength from the one who died that we might have eternal life.

Mass Readings – Saturday of the 17th Week of the Year

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St. Peter Chrysologus, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Our response in times of trial. Catholic Inspiration

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Continuing from the call of the Twelve and the explanation of their mission, Jesus now prepares his followers for the difficulties that are part of the path of discipleship.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 14th Week of the Year

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1st Sunday of Lent: Recognizing and responding to temptation. Catholic Inspiration

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As Jesus is tempted by the devil in the wilderness, we understand that temptation is part of the landscape of human life. Through our recognition and response, we are able to face our temptations with God’s grace.

Mass Readings – 1st Sunday of Lent

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Daily Mass: Solomon commits idolatry. Catholic Inspiration

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Solomon’s wives turn him toward the worship of other gods, so that his heart is no longer entirely for the Lord. May we be reminded how easy it is to let other things take the Lord’s place in our lives.

Mass Readings – Thursday of the 5th Week of the Year

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St. Scholastica, pray for us!


Daily Mass: Christ delivers us! Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul addresses the ongoing challenge of temptation we all face with the hope we have in Christ. It’s a spiritual battle, but one that we face everyday with the grace and strength of God.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 29th Week of the Year

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St. Pope John Paul II…pray for us!


Daily Mass: God does not give up on us! Catholic Inspiration

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The Book of Judges recounts a pattern as the people follow the Lord, stray, and then return to the Lord through God’s intercession. Throughout this human weakness to sin, God remains faithful…always seeking to bring us back.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 20th Week of the Year

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St. Steven of Hungary…pray for us!


Daily Mass: The Temptation of Adam and Eve. Catholic Inspiration

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Evil enters the world when Adam and Eve are tempted by the serpent. As disciples of Jesus Christ, we practice constant vigilance: aware of daily temptations in our lives, we renew our hearts to the Lord through prayer, sacraments and virtue.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 5th Week of the Year

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Daily Mass: What’s keeping us from Christ? Catholic Inspiration

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Isaiah and Jesus describe some of the things that can get in the way with our relationship with God; however, when we put the Lord first we find that everything else is empowered in its proper place.

Mass Readings – Monday of the 15th Week of the Year


13th Sunday of the Year: We die to sin and rise with Christ. Catholic Inspiration

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St. Paul’s letter to the Romans teaches that we die to sin and rise with Christ, and as we place our hope in the Lord we have a strength to confront the darkness and evil that we uncover lurking in our hearts.

Mass Readings – 13th Sunday of the Year


Daily Mass: Confronting the darkness. Catholic Inspiration

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The readings today remind us of the reality of evil and its blinding presence in our lives. Yet as we confront the darkness of sin we find that our help comes from the light of Christ, who gives us the courage and strength we need.

Mass Readings – Friday of the 4th Week of Lent

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