Monthly Archives: August 2019

08-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 31, 2019 Jesus told a parable about appropriate use of our God-given talents.  If they are used for selfish gain, they will diminish.  And if they are squandered or hidden out of fear, they will be taken away.  But, … Continue reading

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08-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 30, 2019 In a similar version of Luke’s Gospel reading that we just heard last Sunday, Jesus told a parable about the Kingdom of God and our timing and preparation.  “Then the door was locked.  Afterwards the other virgins … Continue reading

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08-29-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 29, 2019 (The Passion of St. John the Baptist) The girl hurried back to the king’s presence and made her request, “I want you to give me at once on a platter the head of John the Baptist.”  Mk_6:17-29 … Continue reading

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08-28-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 28, 2019 (St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) You have searched me and you know me, Lord. Where can I go from your spirit? From your presence where can I flee? If I go up to the … Continue reading

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08-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 27, 2019 (St. Monica) O LORD, you have probed me and you know me; you know when I sit and when I stand; you understand my thoughts from afar.  My journeys and my rest you scrutinize, with all my … Continue reading

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08-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 26, 2019 We give thanks to God always for all of you, (Beloved) remembering you in our prayers, unceasingly calling to mind your work of faith and labor of love and endurance in hope of our Lord Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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08-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 25, 2019 (21st Sunday Ordinary Time, C) All discipline seems a cause not for joy but for pain, yet later it brings the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who are trained by it.  So strengthen your drooping hands … Continue reading

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08-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 24, 2019 (St. Bartholomew (Nathanael), Apostle) Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Here is a true child of Israel. There is no duplicity in him.”  Nathanael said to him, “How do you know me?” Jesus … Continue reading

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08-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 23, 2019 (St. Rose of Lima, Virgin) After the death of her husband, Ruth said to her mother-in-law, Naomi, “Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you! For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I … Continue reading

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08-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 22, 2019 (Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Jesus said, “The Kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.” Mt_22:1-14 . . . No holds barred for all who worthily come! … Continue reading

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08-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 21, 2019 (St. Pius X, Pope) Jesus told a parable, referring to the Kingdom of God, about a landowner who hired workers throughout a day.  When it came to payment time the ones who worked all day were upset … Continue reading

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08-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 20, 2019 (St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Abbot and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, I say to you, it will be hard for one who is rich to enter the Kingdom of heaven.  . . … Continue reading

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08-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 19, 2019 (St. John Eudes, Priest) A young man approached Jesus and said, “Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?”  He answered him, “Why do you ask me about the good?  There is only One who … Continue reading

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08-18-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 18, 2019 (20th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) And so they took Jeremiah and threw him into the cistern of Prince Malchiah, which was in the quarters of the guard, letting him down with ropes. There was no water in … Continue reading

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08-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 17, 2019 Jesus said, “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 When many of us grew up, the words we would often hear were, … Continue reading

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08-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2019 (St. Stephen of Hungary) Joshua addressed all the people: “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel: . . . “I gave you a land that you had not tilled and cities that you had not built, … Continue reading

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08-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 15, 2019 (Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary) And Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant. . . .” … Continue reading

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08-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 14, 2019 (St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr) Jesus said, “Again, amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my … Continue reading

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08-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 13, 2019 The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven?” He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become … Continue reading

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08-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 12, 2019 (St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious) In response to the tax collector’s interrogation of Peter about collecting taxes from Jesus, Jesus said, “But that we may not offend them, go to the sea, drop in a hook, … Continue reading

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08-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 11, 2019 (Nineteenth Sunday Ordinary Time, C) All these died in faith.  They did not receive what had been promised but saw it and greeted it from afar and acknowledged themselves to be strangers and aliens on earth, for … Continue reading

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08-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 10, 2019 (St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr) Brothers and sisters:  Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.  Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion, for God loves a … Continue reading

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08-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 9, 2019 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 his life for … Continue reading

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08-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2019 (St. Dominic, Priest) From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer greatly from the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed and on the … Continue reading

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08-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 7, 2019 (Pope St. Sixtus and Deacons, Martyrs) . . A Canaanite woman of that district came and called out, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David!  My daughter is tormented by a demon.”  After her continuous pleading, … Continue reading

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08-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 6, 2019 (Transfiguration of the Lord) As the visions during the night continued, I saw: One like a Son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven;  When he reached the Ancient One and was presented before him, The … Continue reading

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08-05-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 5, 2019 (Dedication of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore) Jesus: Taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing, broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, who in … Continue reading

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08-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 4, 2019 (18th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus said, “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.”  Lk_12:13-21 Your trophies, your patents, all those letters after your … Continue reading

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08-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 3, 2019 May God have pity on us and bless us; may he let his face shine upon us.  So may your way be known upon earth; among all nations, your salvation.  Ps 67 Blessed are they who are … Continue reading

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08-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 2, 2019 Jesus came to his native place and taught the people in their synagogue.  They were astonished and said, “Where did this man get such wisdom and mighty deeds? Is he not the carpenter’s son? Is not his … Continue reading

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08-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 1, 2019 (St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord, mighty God! My soul yearns and pines for the courts of the LORD. My heart and my flesh cry out … Continue reading

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