Monthly Archives: September 2014

10-01-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 1, 2014 (Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to an interested inquirer, “Follow me.”  But he replied, “Lord, let me go first and bury my father.” But he answered him, “Let … Continue reading

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09-30-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 30, 2014 (St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Job opened his mouth and cursed his day.  . . .   Why did I not perish at birth . . . Why is light given to the toilers, … Continue reading

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09-29-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 29, 2014 (Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, Archangels) Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Here is a true child of Israel.  There is no duplicity in him.”  Jn 1:47-51  It’s really a good thing to … Continue reading

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09-28-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 28, 2014 (26th Sunday Ordinary Time A) When someone virtuous turns away from virtue to commit iniquity, and dies, it is because of the iniquity he committed that he must die.  But if he turns from the wickedness he … Continue reading

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09-27-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 27, 2014 (St. Vincent de Paul, Priest) Rejoice, O young man, while you are young and let your heart be glad in the days of your youth.  Follow the ways of your heart, the vision of your eyes; yet … Continue reading

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09-26-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 26, 2014 (Sts. Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs) I have considered the task that God has appointed for the sons of men to be busied about.  He has made everything appropriate to its time, and has put the timeless into … Continue reading

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09-25-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 25, 2014 Nothing is new under the sun.  Even the thing of which we say, “See, this is new!” has already existed in the ages that preceded us.  Eccl 1:2-11 I remember going to the 1965 World’s Fair in … Continue reading

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09-24-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 24, 2014 Two things I ask of you, deny them not to me before I die: Put falsehood and lying far from me, give me neither poverty nor riches;   Prv 30:5-9 When we were kids we used to play … Continue reading

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09-23-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 23, 2014 (St. Pius of Pietrelcina – Padre Pio, Priest) “He who shuts his ear to the cry of the poor will himself also call and not be heard.”  Prv 21:1-6, 10-13 When we were kids we used to … Continue reading

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09-22-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 22, 2014 Refuse no one the good on which he has a claim when it is in your power to do it for him.  Say not to your neighbor, “Go, and come again, tomorrow I will give,” when you … Continue reading

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09-21-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 21, 2014 (25th Sunday Ordinary Time A; St. Matthew, Apostle) The LORD said, through the prophet Isaiah, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says the LORD.  As high as the heavens are … Continue reading

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09-20-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 20, 2014 (Saint Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, Priest, and Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs) Continuing on the topic of the resurrection of the dead, St. Paul said, “What you sow is not brought to life unless it dies. And … Continue reading

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09-19-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 19, 2014 St. Paul said, “if the dead are not raised, neither has Christ been raised, and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is vain; you are still in your sins.” 1 Cor 15:12-20 Oh,    “A   … Continue reading

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09-18-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 18, 2014 Jesus did not shun away sinners from his presence.  He invited tax collectors to join him.  He healed lepers whose disease was credited to their sinfulness.  And He even forgave the sins of prostitutes and adulterers.  This … Continue reading

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09-17-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 17, 2014 (St. Robert Bellarmine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) St. Paul said, “Strive eagerly for the greatest spiritual gifts.  But I shall show you a still more excellent way.“ LOVE “Love is patient, love is kind. It … Continue reading

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09-16-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 16, 2014 (Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs) The only son of a widow from a town called Nain had died leaving the widow destitute with no family, income or means of survival.  Jesus was moved with pity … Continue reading

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09-15-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 15, 2014 (Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows) “O sweet Mother! font of love, Touch my spirit from above, Make my heart with yours accord. Make me feel as you have felt; Make my soul to glow and melt … Continue reading

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09-14-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 14, 2014 (Exaltation of the Holy Cross) Jesus said,  “. . just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him may have … Continue reading

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09-13-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 13, 2014 (St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) St. Paul said, “The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the Blood of Christ?  The bread that we break, is it not … Continue reading

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09-12-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 12, 2014 (Most Holy Name of Mary) Jesus said, “Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own?”  Lk 6:39-42 Hmmm, something to deeply ponder . . . … Continue reading

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09-11-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 11, 2014 Jesus said to his disciples: “To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.  To the person who strikes … Continue reading

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09-10-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 10, 2014 Jesus said, “Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude and insult you, and denounce your name as evil on account of the Son of Man . . . For their ancestors treated the … Continue reading

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09-09-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 9, 2014 (Saint Peter Claver, Priest) “the LORD loves his people, and he adorns the lowly with victory.”  Ps 149:1-9 Peter Claver loved the lowly and devoted his life to comforting them and bringing them to Jesus, to God. … Continue reading

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09-08-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 8, 2014 (Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary) St. Paul wrote to the Romans, “Brothers and sisters: We know that all things work for good for those who love God, who are called according to his … Continue reading

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09-07-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 7, 2014 (23rd Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Thus says the LORD: You, son of man, I have appointed watchman for the house of Israel; when you hear me say anything, you shall warn them for me. If I tell … Continue reading

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09-06-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 6, 2014 St. Paul wrote to the Corinthians, “We are fools on Christ’s account, but you are wise in Christ; we are weak, but you are strong; you are held in honor, but we in disrepute. To this very … Continue reading

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09-05-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 5, 2014 Jesus told the Pharisees, Scribes and His Disciples a parable, saying, “No one tears a piece from a new cloak to patch an old one.  Otherwise, he will tear the new and the piece from it will … Continue reading

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09-04-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 4, 2014 After a long night of fruitless fishing and a morning of perplexing teaching, Peter reluctantly followed Jesus’ direction to go out into the deep one more time.  But this time was different.  Rather than the expected empty … Continue reading

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09-03-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 3, 2014 (St. Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said, “I must proclaim the good news of the Kingdom of God, because for this purpose I have been sent.”  Lk 4:38-44 People often wonder, why … Continue reading

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09-02-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 2, 2014 The Jews of Capernaum spoke of Jesus, saying:  “What is there about his word?  For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.”  Lk 4:31-37 The Authority of Jesus’ Word . . … Continue reading

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