Monthly Archives: January 2018

01-31-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 31, 2018 (St. John Bosco, Priest) After King David declared a census be taken of all Israel, he regretted having numbered the people, and said to the LORD: “I have sinned grievously in what I have done. But now, … Continue reading

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01-30-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 30, 2018 The king (David) asked the Cushite, “Is young Absalom safe?”  The Cushite replied, “May the enemies of my lord the king and all who rebel against you with evil intent be as that young man!”  The king … Continue reading

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01-29-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 29, 2018 Jesus and his disciples came to the other side of the sea, to the territory of the Gerasenes. . . a man from the tombs who had an unclean spirit met him. . . no one was … Continue reading

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1-28-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 28, 2018 (4th Sunday, Ordinary Time, B) Then they came to Capernaum, and on the sabbath Jesus entered the synagogue and taught. The people were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority . . … Continue reading

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01-27-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 27, 2018 (St. Angela Merici, Virgin) Nathan the prophet presented a parable to King David whereby David unknowingly condemned himself for his own adulterous and murderous actions. Nathan continued, “Now, the rich man received a visitor, but he would … Continue reading

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01-26-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 26, 2018 (Ss. Timothy and Titus, Bishops) Jesus said to the crowds: “This is how it is with the Kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on the land and would sleep and … Continue reading

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01-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 25, 2018 (Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle) Jesus appeared to the Eleven and said to them: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not … Continue reading

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01-24-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 24, 2018 (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus explained, “The sower sows the word.  There are the ones on the path where the word is sown.  As soon as they hear, Satan comes at … Continue reading

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01-23-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 23, 2018 Jesus said, “Here are my mother and my brothers.  For whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.”  Mk_3:31-35 When we give ourselves to the will of God, beloved, there is a … Continue reading

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01-22-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 22, 2018 (St. Vincent, Deacon and Martyr) Jesus said, “If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.  And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. . . .  … Continue reading

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01-21-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 21, 2018 (3rd Sunday Ordinary Time, B) I tell you, brothers and sisters, the time is running out.  1_Cor_7:29-31 “This is the time of fulfillment.  The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.”   Mk_1:14-20 … Continue reading

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1-20-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 20, 2018 (St. Fabian, Pope) After huge battle, a messenger came to David and wanted to speak with him, “Tell me what happened,” David bade him.  He answered that many of the soldiers had fled the battle and that … Continue reading

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01-19-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 19, 2018 Jesus appointed Twelve, whom he also named Apostles, that they might be with him and he might send them forth to preach and to have authority to drive out demons:  Mk_3:13-19 David said to Saul the king: … Continue reading

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01-18-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 18, 2018 After David’s victory, The women played and sang: “Saul has slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands.”  Saul was very angry and resentful of the song, for he thought: “They give David ten thousands, but only … Continue reading

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01-17-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 17, 2018 (St. Anthony, Abbot) David spoke to Saul: “Let your majesty not lose courage. I am at your service to go and fight this Philistine.”  But Saul answered David, “You cannot go up against this Philistine and fight … Continue reading

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01-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 16, 2018 There are several good ones today . . . Samuel did as the LORD had commanded him. 1_Sm_16:1-13 There’s the correct model, in contrast to Saul’s disobedience yesterday. In trying to select a king from the sons of … Continue reading

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01-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 15, 2018 Samuel said to Saul, the King of Israel, “Does the LORD so delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obedience to the command of the LORD?  Obedience is better than sacrifice, and submission than the fat … Continue reading

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01-14-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 14, 2018 (2nd Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own?  For you have been … Continue reading

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01-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 13, 2018 There was no other child of Israel more handsome than Saul; . . . Then, from a flask he had with him, Samuel poured oil on Saul’s head; he also kissed him, saying: “The LORD anoints you … Continue reading

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01-12-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 12, 2018 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to him, “Child, your sins are forgiven.”  Mk_2:1-12 Without hearing the rest of the story, we see the great love and mercy of Jesus.  As God incarnate, Jesus does have … Continue reading

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01-11-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 11, 2018 In the meantime, Israel was losing it’s faith in the LORD and slowly turning to the idolatrous gods of the heathens. After a fierce struggle, Israel was defeated by the Philistines, who slew about four thousand men … Continue reading

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01-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 10, 2018 When Samuel went to sleep in his place, the LORD came and revealed his presence, calling out as before, “Samuel, Samuel!” Samuel answered, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” . . . Samuel grew up, and the … Continue reading

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01-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 9, 2018 Hannah prayed to the LORD, “if you give your handmaid a male child, I will give him to the LORD for as long as he lives;”  . . . When Elkanah had relations with his wife Hannah, … Continue reading

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01-08-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 8, 2018 (The Baptism of the Lord) (Had to chuckle at this.  And there is probably some mathematical name for it.  But today is 1-8-18.  So happy 1818.  If you add 1+8 + 1+8 you get 18.  And if … Continue reading

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01-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 7, 2018 (The Epiphany of the Lord) It was not made known to people in other generations as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit: that the Gentiles are coheirs, members of … Continue reading

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01-06-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 6, 2018 (St. Andre Bessette, Religious) Who indeed is the victor over the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?   1_Jn_5:5-13 BELIEVE! _____________________end of post

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01-05-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 5, 2018 (St. John Neumann, Bishop) Philip found Nathanael and told him, “We have found the one about whom Moses wrote in the law, and also the prophets, Jesus, son of Joseph, from Nazareth.” But Nathanael said to him, … Continue reading

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01-04-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 4, 2018 (St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious) John was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.  The two disciples heard what he said and followed Jesus.  … Continue reading

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01-03-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 3, 2017 John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. . . .  John testified further, saying, “I saw the Spirit come down like … Continue reading

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01-02-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 2, 2018 (Ss. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church) When the Jews from Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to him (John the Baptist) to ask him, “Who are you?”  He admitted and did … Continue reading

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01-01-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 1, 2018 (Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God) What more beautiful way to begin a new year than with a blessing.  The LORD said to Moses: “Speak to Aaron and his sons and tell them: … Continue reading

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