Monthly Archives: October 2013

11-01-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

11-01-13 (Solemnity of All Saints) “Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God.”  Mt 5:1-12a As Christians, IF there is one Particular Goal, one Primary Goal, one Ultimate Goal in our lives, it is to find ourselves … Continue reading

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10-31-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-31-13 In St. Paul’s beautiful, theological letter to the Church in Rome, he sang out these words: “Brothers and sisters: If God is for us, who can be against us? He did not spare his own Son but handed him … Continue reading

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10-30-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-30-13Today’s set of Scripture readings have an almost endless list of notable quotes, and it really is best today to read all of it in context.  But we’ll list a few of them here: St. Paul wrote to the Church … Continue reading

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10-29-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-29-13 (St. Narcissus, Bishop of Jerusalem) St. Paul said, “For who hopes for what one sees?  But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait with endurance.”  Rom 8:18-25 Faith takes Patient Endurance! Jesus said, “What is … Continue reading

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10-28-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-28-13 (St. Simon and Jude, Apostles) “Brothers and sisters: You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens with the holy ones and members of the household of God,”  Eph 2:19-22 Something happened.  It may have been … Continue reading

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10-27-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-27-13 (30th Sunday Ordinary Time C) “The one who serves God willingly is heard; his petition reaches the heavens.”  Sir 35:12-18 “When the just cry out, the Lord hears them, and from all their distress he rescues them.”  Ps 34 … Continue reading

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10-26-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-26-13 St. Paul said, “If the Spirit of the one who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, the one who raised Christ from the dead will give life to your mortal bodies also, through his Spirit that dwells … Continue reading

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10-25-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-25-13 St. Paul began to recognize the sin that dwelt within his thoughts and his actions. And it became a war within himself, fighting his human (fleshly) desire to sin, while inside his heart and within his soul was an … Continue reading

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10-24-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-24-13 (St. Anthony Mary Claret) Continuing on the theme of sin and death, righteousness and eternal life, St. Paul said, “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” … Continue reading

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10-23-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-23-13 (St. John of Capistrano, Franciscan Friar, Priest) Jesus said to his disciples:  “Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour when the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be … Continue reading

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10-22-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-22-13 (Blessed Pope John Paul II) St. Paul said, “Through one man (Adam) sin entered the world, and through sin, death, and thus death came to all men, inasmuch as all sinned.“ Yet, “If by that one person’s transgression (sin) … Continue reading

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10-21-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-21-13 Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, prophesied in thanksgiving to God, “This was the oath he (God) swore to our father Abraham: to set us free from the hands of our enemies,  free to worship him without fear, … Continue reading

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10-20-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-20-13 (29th Sunday Ordinary Time C) St. Paul said, “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for refutation, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that one who belongs to God may be competent, equipped … Continue reading

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10-19-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-19-13 Jesus warned His disciples about forthcoming persecutions of those who believe in Him.  And He said, “do not worry about how or what your defense will be or about what you are to say. For the Holy Spirit will … Continue reading

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10-18-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-18-13 (St. Luke, the Evangelist) Jesus said, “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest. Go on your way; . . .  first say, ‘Peace … Continue reading

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10-17-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-17-13 (St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr) “My soul waits for the LORD more than sentinels wait for the dawn.”  Ps 130 If you ever drove a full day and night, 16-19 hours straight, you know what it means … Continue reading

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10-16-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-16-13 St. Paul said, “You, O man, are without excuse, every one of you who passes judgment. For by the standard by which you judge another you condemn yourself, since you, the judge, do the very same things.”  Rom 2:1-11 … Continue reading

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10-15-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-15-13 (St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) St. Paul said, “Brothers and sisters: I am not ashamed of the Gospel. It is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes”  Rom 1:16-25 Believe, … Continue reading

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10-14-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-14-13 Jesus said, “there is something greater than Solomon here . . . and there is something greater than Jonah here.”  Lk 11:29-32 Greater than the greatest Wisdom ever. Greater than the boldest, bravest Messenger. That “greater” is Jesus himself. … Continue reading

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10-13-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-13-13 (28th Sunday, Ordinary Time C) Naaman went down and plunged into the Jordan seven times at the word of Elisha, the man of God.  His flesh became again like the flesh of a little child, and he was clean … Continue reading

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10-12-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-12-13 “While Jesus was speaking, a woman from the crowd called out and said to him, ‘Blessed is the womb that carried you and the breasts at which you nursed.’  He replied, ‘Rather, blessed are those who hear the word … Continue reading

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10-11-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-11-13 The Prophet Joel cried out: Proclaim a fast, call an assembly; gather the elders, all who dwell in the land, Into the house of the LORD, your God, and cry to the LORD! . . . Blow the trumpet … Continue reading

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10-10-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-10-13 Continuing on the theme of prayer, Jesus tells another parable to His disciples about a man who asks his neighbor for some bread to feed an unexpected visitor. The neighbor is reluctant to open his home up in the … Continue reading

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10-09-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-09-13Jesus said, “When you pray, say:  Father, hallowed be your name, your Kingdom come. Give us each day our daily breadand forgive us our sins for we ourselves forgive everyone in debt to us,and do not subject us to the … Continue reading

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10-08-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-08-13 If you, O LORD, mark iniquities, LORD, who can stand? But with you is forgiveness, that you may be revered.  Ps 130 As we continue our story of Jonah today, we hear Jonah warn the inhabitants of Nineveh that … Continue reading

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10-07-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-07-13 (Our Lady of the Rosary) Two ‘rescue’ stories today, both connected to the most IMPORTANT ONE. 1. In the midst of a stormy sea in a wave tossed boat, Jonah was tossed into the raging water, and the storm … Continue reading

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10-06-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-06-13 (27th Sunday Ordinary Time C) The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.” The Lord replied, “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in … Continue reading

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10-05-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-05-13 (St. Maria Faustina Kowalska) Upon the return of the 72 missionaries, Jesus “rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, ‘I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise … Continue reading

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10-04-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-04-13 (St. Francis of Assisi) Jesus sent seventy-two of his disciples out on their first missionary trip. They were to proclaim the “Kingdom” that Jesus taught: a Kingdom of God’s love for ALL of his Children. And yet, He warned … Continue reading

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10-03-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-03-13 As He sent the twelve disciples out earlier, Jesus today sent seventy-two (other) disciples out on mission. They were not to take any provisions for themselves, but were to rely on the kindness of those they visited for food … Continue reading

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10-02-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-02-13 (Holy Guardian Angels) Jesus said to His disciples, “whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me.  See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels … Continue reading

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