Monthly Archives: August 2014

09-01-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 1, 2014 St. Paul wrote to the Corinthians, “When I came to you, brothers and sisters, proclaiming the mystery of God, I did not come with sublimity of words or of wisdom.  For I resolved to know nothing while … Continue reading

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08-31-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 31, 2014 (22nd Sunday Ordinary Time A) The Prophet Jeremiah said, “I say to myself, I will not mention him, I will speak in his name no more.  But then it becomes like fire burning in my heart, imprisoned … Continue reading

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08-30-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 30, 2014 After telling a long and heart-rending parable, which tested three people’s thought processes and financial creativity, Jesus left the crowd with a perplexing moral.  He said: “For to everyone who has, more will be given and he … Continue reading

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08-29-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 29, 2014 (Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist) (See also this link to August 2 – Whispers) St. Paul said, “The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who … Continue reading

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08-28-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 28, 2014 (St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake!  For you do not know on which day your Lord will come. . . .  be prepared, for at an hour you … Continue reading

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08-27-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 27, 2014 (St. Monica) Jesus said, “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites.  You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men’s bones and every kind of filth.”   Mt … Continue reading

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08-26-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 26, 2014 St. Paul wrote to the Church in Thessalonica, “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting encouragement and good hope through his grace, encourage your hearts and … Continue reading

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08-25-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 25, 2014 Paul wrote to the Church in Thessalonica: “We always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and powerfully bring to fulfillment every good purpose and every effort of faith, that the … Continue reading

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08-24-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 24, 2014 (21st Sunday Ordinary Time A) Jesus said to his disciples, “But who do you say that I am?”  Simon Peter said in reply, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Jesus said to him, … Continue reading

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08-23-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 23, 2014 Jesus said to His disciples, “The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”  Mt 23:1-12 The third law of Newtonian Physics states: for every … Continue reading

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08-22-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 22, 2014 (Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary) After the LORD had revived in body and spirit the dead, dry bones of an army of people, He told the prophet Ezekiel to pronounce to the people of Israel, “I … Continue reading

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08-21-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 21, 2014 (St Pius X, Pope) The LORD said, through the prophet Ezekiel, “I will sprinkle clean water upon you to cleanse you from all your impurities, and from all your idols I will cleanse you. I will give … Continue reading

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08-20-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 20, 2014 (St. Bernard, Abbot and Doctor of the Church) Jesus told a story about a landowner who hired out workers for his vineyard.  He hired them throughout the day and at the end of the day, he paid … Continue reading

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08-19-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 19, 2014 Jesus said, “everyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands for the sake of my name will receive a hundred times more, and will inherit eternal life. … Continue reading

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08-18-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 18, 2014 Jesus said to the young man seeking eternal life, “If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”  Mt … Continue reading

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08-17-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 17, 2014 (20th Sunday Ordinary Time A) The woman, a foreigner, pleaded for Jesus to help her daughter.  Jesus replied, “It is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs.”  She said, … Continue reading

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08-16-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2014 Jesus said to his disciples, “Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”   Mt 19:13-15 Children in trust, Children in obedience, Children in Love. … Continue reading

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08-15-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 15, 2014 (The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Definition: 4. Christ overcame sin and death by his own death, and one who through Baptism has been born again in a supernatural way has conquered sin and death through … Continue reading

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08-14-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 14, 2014 (St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr) Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not … Continue reading

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08-13-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 13, 2014 (Sts. Pontian and Hippolytus) Jesus said, “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.”  Mt 18:15-20 Jesus defined the importance of Church community today.  We gather … Continue reading

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08-12-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 12, 2014 It was clearly a ‘mom and dad’ teaching kind of moment today;  Although the lesson could be associated with all human relationships as well (work, politics, church, etc). The Lord GOD said to me (Ezekiel): “As for … Continue reading

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08-11-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 11, 2014 (St. Clare, Virgin) The prophet Ezekiel had a vision of heavenly splendor, which he described as:  “something like a throne could be seen, looking like sapphire.  Upon it was seated, up above, one who had the appearance … Continue reading

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08-10-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 10, 2014 (19th Sunday Ordinary Time A) The disciples were astounded by Jesus’ walking on water, by Peter’s walking on the water as well, and by the calming of the storm.  They responded, “Truly, you are the Son of … Continue reading

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08-09-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 9, 2014 The prophet Habakkuk, perplexed by the evil of the world asked the LORD, “Why, then, do you gaze on the faithless in silence while the wicked man devours one more just than himself?” Then the LORD answered … Continue reading

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08-08-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2014 (St. Dominic, Priest) Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.  For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses … Continue reading

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08-07-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 7, 2014 The LORD said through the prophet Jeremiah, “No longer will they have need to teach their friends and relatives how to know the LORD.  All, from least to greatest, shall know me, says the LORD,  for I … Continue reading

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08-06-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 6, 2014 (Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord) While Peter, James and John were on the mountain with Jesus, “a bright cloud cast a shadow over them, then from the cloud came a voice that said, ‘This is … Continue reading

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08-05-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 5, 2014 The LORD said, “You shall be my people, and I will be your God.” Jer 30:1-2, 12-15, 18-22 Israel would come back.  Jerusalem would  be rebuilt. And a once tight relationship between God and His people would … Continue reading

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08-04-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 4, 2014 (St. John Vianney, Priest) Jesus came toward them, walking on the sea. When the disciples saw him walking on the sea they were terrified. “It is a ghost,” they said, and they cried out in fear. At … Continue reading

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08-03-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 3, 2014 (18th Sunday Ordinary Time A) St. Paul said, “What will separate us from the love of Christ?  Will anguish, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or the sword?  No, in all these things … Continue reading

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08-02-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 2, 2014 “Give me here on a platter the head of John the Baptist.”  Mt 14:1-12 Boxed in! King Herod was in quite a dilemma.  To begin with, he was in an adulterous relationship with his brother’s wife, Herodias.  … Continue reading

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