Author Archives: Joe Puglis

About Joe Puglis

Hello and welcome to ColorMe4Life and Whispers to the Wind. My name is Joe Puglis and these websites encompass various aspects of my life. From the backgrounds of grocery store proprietor, to research chemist, to manager, carpet dyer and Catholic deacon you'll find a cornucopia of colors here, the Colors of Life. Most dear to my heart is my love of God, my awesome family, and you, beloved. Thank you for visiting. Please come back again. And feel free to visit the links in all pictures and hyper-linked words. These are always hand selected to go with the topic of discussion and kept as absolutely clean as possible. Also, I apologize for any links that have been removed by their owners. In time I try to replace them or update them. Hope you enjoy. May God bless YOU always, in Christ's love! Joe

09-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 23, 2019 (St. Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest, ‘Padre Pio’) Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your heavenly Father. Mt_5:16 Jesus said to the crowd: “No one who lights a lamp … Continue reading

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09-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 22, 2019 (25th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus gives us a couple of cool quotes today that are worth citing.  He said, “I tell you, make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth, so that when it fails, you will … Continue reading

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09-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 21, 2019 (St. Matthew, Apostle) . . behold, the angel of the Lord* appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. For it … Continue reading

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09-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 20, 2019 (Ss. Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, Priest, and Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs) St. Paul wrote, pursue righteousness, devotion, faith, love, patience, and gentleness. Compete well for the faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which you were … Continue reading

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09-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 19, 2019 (St. Januarius, Bishop and Martyr) There was a sinful woman in the city who learned that he (Jesus) was at table in the house of the Pharisee. Bringing an alabaster flask of ointment, she stood behind him … Continue reading

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09-18-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 18, 2019 Jesus said, “.. wisdom is vindicated by all her children.”  Lk_7:31-35 In other words, beloved, by our words AND our actions, we are recognized as either wise or foolish.  When we allow the Holy Spirit to lead … Continue reading

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09-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 17, 2019 (St. Robert Bellarmine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus stepped forward and touched the coffin; at this the bearers halted, and he said, “Young man, I tell you, arise!”  The dead man sat up and began … Continue reading

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09-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 16, 2019 (Ss. Cornelius, Pope and Cyprian, Bishop and Martyrs) A centurion sent friends to tell him (Jesus), “Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof.  Therefore, I did not … Continue reading

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09-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 15, 2019 (24th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Moses implored the LORD, his God, saying, “Why, O LORD, should your wrath blaze up against your own people, whom you brought out of the land of Egypt with such great power … Continue reading

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09-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 14, 2019 (Exaltation of the Holy Cross) Brothers and sisters: Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to be grasped.  Rather, he emptied himself, taking the form of a … Continue reading

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09-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 13, 2019 (St. John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said, “Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own? How can you say to your … Continue reading

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09-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 12, 2019 (Most Holy Name of Mary) Jesus gave another lesson on loving one another, even our enemies.  And he concluded:  “For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you.” Lk_6:27-38 While St. Paul, … Continue reading

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09-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 11, 2019 Raising his eyes toward his disciples Jesus said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who … Continue reading

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09-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 10, 2019 Jesus came down with them and stood on a stretch of level ground. A great crowd of his disciples and a large number of the people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre … Continue reading

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09-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 9, 2019 (St. Peter Claver, Priest) Only in God be at rest, my soul, for from him comes my hope. He only is my rock and my salvation, my stronghold; I shall not be disturbed. Trust in him at … Continue reading

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09-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 8, 2019 (23rd Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus said, “anyone of you who does not renounce all his possessions cannot be my disciple.”  Lk_14:25-33 This topic always brings us back to those questions of what do I possess and … Continue reading

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09-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 7, 2019 Brothers and sisters: You once were alienated and hostile in mind because of evil deeds; God has now reconciled you in the fleshly Body of Christ through his death, to present you holy, without blemish, and irreproachable … Continue reading

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09-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 6, 2019 Jesus said, “no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled, and the skins will be ruined. Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh … Continue reading

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09-05-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 5, 2019 Jesus said to Simon, “Put out into deep water and lower your nets for a catch.” Simon said in reply, “Master, we have worked hard all night and have caught nothing, but at your command I will … Continue reading

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09-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 4, 2019 After healing illnesses and expelling demons, Jesus said to them, “To the other towns also I must proclaim the good news of the Kingdom of God, because for this purpose I have been sent.”  Lk_4:38-44 The Kingdom … Continue reading

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09-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 3, 2019 (St. Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church) The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom should I fear? The LORD is my life’s refuge; of whom should I be afraid?  One thing I … Continue reading

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09-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 2, 2019 We do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, about those who have fallen asleep, so that you may not grieve like the rest, who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died … Continue reading

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09-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 1, 2019 (22nd Sunday Ordinary Time C) My child, conduct your affairs with humility, and you will be loved more than a giver of gifts. Humble yourself the more, the greater you are, and you will find favor with … Continue reading

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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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