Monthly Archives: December 2013

01-01-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

01-01-2014 (Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God) “The shepherds went in haste to Bethlehem and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger.”  Lk 2:16-21 Mother, step-father, and the Son of God – God the … Continue reading

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12-31-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-31-13 (Seventh day in the Octave of Christmas) “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and … Continue reading

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12-30-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-30-13 (Sixth day in the Octave of Christmas) St. John wrote, “Do not love the world or the things of the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is … Continue reading

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12-29-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-29-13 (The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph) “My son, take care of your father when he is old; grieve him not as long as he lives.  Even if his mind fail, be considerate of him; revile him not … Continue reading

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12-28-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-28-13 (Feast of the Holy Innocents, martyrs) When Herod realized that he had been deceived by the magi, he became furious.  He ordered the massacre of all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity two years old and under, in … Continue reading

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12-27-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-27-13 (St. John, Apostle and Evangelist) St. John wrote, “what we have seen and heard we proclaim now to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; for our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, … Continue reading

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12-26-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-26-13 (St. Stephen, First Martyr) Stephen, filled with grace and power, was working great wonders and signs among the people . . . The people came forward and debated with Stephen, but they could not withstand the wisdom and the … Continue reading

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12-25-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-25-13 (The Nativity of the Lord, Christmas) On the day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me . . . a Child in a manger, Angels in the heavens, and Salvation by our Lord Almighty. “A light will shine … Continue reading

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12-24-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-24-13 On the Day before Christmas my True Love gave to me . . . a house in which to dwell, and a Light to guide us all into peace. King David was feeling a little guilty that he was … Continue reading

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12-23-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-23-13 On the second day before Christmas my True Love gave to me . . . a baby named John, a voice to be heard, and a message for eternity. The relatives and neighbors of Elizabeth asked her what name … Continue reading

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12-22-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-22-13 (The Virgin Mother) On the third day before Christmas my True Love gave to me . . . a pregnant virgin, not an oxymoron, but a Truth that can set us all free! The Lord had said through the … Continue reading

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12-21-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-21-13 (The Visitation of Mary with Elizabeth) On the fourth day before Christmas my True Love gave to me . . . the voice of my little dove – as sweet as she is lovely! A lover wrote of his … Continue reading

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12-20-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-20-13 (The Annunciation to Mary) On the fifth day before Christmas my True Love gave to me . . . a choice most blessed – made by Holy Mother Mary. The angel Gabriel came to Mary to inform her that … Continue reading

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12-19-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-19-13 (The Annunciation to Zechariah) On the sixth day before Christmas my True Love gave to me . . . a message so astounding that for nine months – without speech I would be. An angel came to Zechariah, the … Continue reading

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12-18-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-18-13 (The Annunciation to Joseph) On the seventh day before Christmas, my True Love gave to me . . . Words of Hope – for myself and the world to see. The angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in … Continue reading

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12-17-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-17-13 As Jacob (the son of Isaac and grandson of Abraham) was about to pass on from this life, he gathered his sons together and blessed them.  Yet within the blessings, he also summarized his opinion of their lives: the … Continue reading

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12-16-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-16-13 When Jesus had come into the temple area, the chief priests and the elders of the people approached him as he was teaching and said, “By what authority are you doing these things?   And who gave you this authority?”  … Continue reading

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12-15-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-15-13 (3rd Sunday Advent A) “Be strong, fear not!  Here is your God, he comes with vindication; with divine recompense he comes to save you.”  Is 35:1-6a, 10 Vindication – WE have been proven to be worthy of God. And … Continue reading

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12-14-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-14-13 (St. John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus answered His disciples’ question about the prophet Elijah with these words, “Elijah will indeed come and restore all things; but I tell you that Elijah has already … Continue reading

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12-13-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-13-13 (St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr) Isaiah prophesied, “I, the LORD, your God, teach you what is for your good, and lead you on the way you should go. If you would hearken to my commandments, your prosperity would be … Continue reading

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12-12-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-12-13 (Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe) The angel Gabriel said to Mary, “Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called Son of … Continue reading

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12-11-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-11-13 One of my favorite quotes: Jesus said to the crowds: “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek … Continue reading

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12-10-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-10-13 “Though the grass withers and the flower wilts, the word of our God stands forever.”  Is 40:1-11 Sometimes, that Word stands out like a blaring trumpet: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so … Continue reading

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12-09-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-09-13 (Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.”  Lk 1:26-38 Maybe the reason most people misunderstand the Immaculate Conception to … Continue reading

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12-08-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-08-13 (2nd Sunday Advent, A) John the Baptist said, “I am baptizing you with water, for repentance, but the one who is coming after me is mightier than I.  I am not worthy to carry his sandals.  He will baptize … Continue reading

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12-07-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-07-13 (St. Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus sent His twelve apostles out on their first missionary journey without Him. He asked them to cure sickness, drive out evil and proclaim “the Kingdom of God.” And in doing … Continue reading

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12-06-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-06-13 (St. Nicholas, Bishop) Two blind men asked Jesus for healing and he replied, “Do you believe that I can do this?” “Yes, Lord,” they said to him. Then he touched their eyes and said, “Let it be done for … Continue reading

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12-05-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-05-13 Jesus said to his disciples: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the Kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.” “Everyone who listens to these words of … Continue reading

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12-04-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-04-13 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.  Ps 23 “On this mountain the LORD of hosts will provide for all peoples, a feast of rich food and choice wines, juicy, rich food and pure, choice wines. On … Continue reading

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12-03-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-03-13 (St. Francis Xavier, Priest) The Prophet Isaiah said, “A shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom. The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him: a Spirit of wisdom and … Continue reading

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12-02-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-02-13 The centurion said in reply, (to Jesus) “Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and my servant will be healed.”  Mt 8:5-11 When we can finally recognize our unworthiness in … Continue reading

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