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 story 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. Hope you enjoy. May God bless YOU always, in Christ's love! Joe

08-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 18, 2017 Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?”  He said in reply, “Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator ‘made … Continue reading

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08-17-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 17, 2017 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 seven times but seventy-seven times. Mt_18:21–19:1 Anger … Continue reading

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08-16-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2017 (St. Stephen of Hungary) Jesus said to his disciples: “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.”  Mt 18:15-20 He didn’t say Twitter it.  He didn’t say Facebook … Continue reading

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08-15-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 15, 2017 (The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary) In John’s vision: A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve … Continue reading

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08-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 14, 2017 (St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr) The Temple tax collectors were challenging Peter about whether or not Jesus paid the tax.  Jesus told Peter to “go to the sea, drop in a hook, and take the first … Continue reading

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08-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 13, 2017 (19th Sunday Ordinary Time A) Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water toward Jesus.  But when he saw how strong the wind was he became frightened; and, beginning to sink, he … Continue reading

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08-12-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 12, 2017 (St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious) Moses said to the people: “Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone!  Therefore, you shall love the LORD, your God, with all your heart, and with all … Continue reading

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08-11-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 11, 2017 (St. Clare of Assisi, Virgin) Moses said to the Israelites, “This is why you must now know, and fix in your heart, that the LORD is God in the heavens above and on earth below, and that … Continue reading

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08-10-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 10, 2017 (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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08-09-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 9, 2017 (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross,Virgin and Martyr, [Edith Stein] ) The LORD said to Moses and Aaron: “How long will this wicked assembly grumble against me? I have heard the grumblings of the children of Israel … Continue reading

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08-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2017 (St. Dominic, Priest) Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses . . . They complained, “Is it through Moses alone that the LORD speaks?  Does he not speak through us also?”  Nm_12:1-13 Sometimes, beloved, Faith requires humility.  This … Continue reading

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08-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 7, 2017 (St. Sixtus and companions, Pope and Martyrs) Moses said to the LORD, “I cannot carry all this people by myself, for they are too heavy for me.”  Nm_11:4b-15 We can not rely upon ourselves for the salvation … Continue reading

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08-06-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 6, 2017 (The Transfiguration of the Lord) . . . behold, a bright cloud cast a shadow over them, then from the cloud came a voice that said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; … Continue reading

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08-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 5, 2017 . . at a birthday celebration for Herod, the daughter of Herodias performed a dance before the guests and delighted Herod so much that he swore to give her whatever she might ask for.   Mt_14:1-12 We always … Continue reading

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08-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 4, 2017 (St. John Vianney, Priest) “The fifteenth day of this seventh month is the LORD’s feast of Booths, which shall continue for seven days. On the first day there shall be a sacred assembly, and you shall do … Continue reading

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08-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 3, 2017 Jesus said to the disciples:  “The Kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every kind.  When it is full they haul it ashore and sit down to put what … Continue reading

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08-02-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 2, 2017 (St. Eusebius of Vercelli, Bishop) As Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the commandments in his hands, he did not know that the skin of his face had become radiant while he … Continue reading

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08-01-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 1, 2017 (St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Merciful and gracious is the LORD, slow to anger and abounding in kindness. . . . For as the heavens are high above the earth, so surpassing is … Continue reading

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07-31-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 31, 2017 (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest) Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds.  “The Kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field.  It is the smallest of all the … Continue reading

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07-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 30, 2017 (17th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus said, “the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.  When he finds a pearl of great price, he goes and sells all that he has and buys … Continue reading

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07-29-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 29, 2017 (St. Martha) Jesus said to Martha, “Your brother will rise.”  Martha said to him, “I know he will rise, in the resurrection on the last day.” Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life; whoever … Continue reading

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07-28-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 28,  2017 In those days: God delivered all these commandments: “I, the LORD, am your God, . . .   You shall not have other gods besides me.  You shall not carve idols for yourselves in the shape of anything … Continue reading

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07-27-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 27, 2017 Jesus said to His disciples, This is why I speak to them in parables, because ‘they look but do not see and hear but do not listen or understand.’  . . . “But blessed are your eyes, … Continue reading

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07-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 26, 2017 (Ss. Joachim and Anne) Jesus spoke to them at length in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow.  And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path, and birds came and ate it up. . … Continue reading

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07-25-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 25, 2017 (St. James (Greater), Apostle) Brothers and sisters: We hold this treasure in earthen vessels, that the surpassing power may be of God and not from us. We are afflicted in every way, but not constrained; perplexed, but … Continue reading

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07-24-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 24, 2017 Jesus said, “At the judgment, the men of Nineveh will arise with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and there is something greater than Jonah here.  At the judgment the … Continue reading

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07-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 23, 2017 (16th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus told a parable about the interaction between good and evil:  After a farmer sowed perfectly good wheat seed in his field and found weeds among the plants, his workers wanted to … Continue reading

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07-22-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 22, 2017 (St. Mary Magdalene) Jesus said to her, “Mary!”   Jn_20:1-2,11-18 Why are you looking for me?  Did you not know that I am right here beside you all along?  Jesus is there, beloved!  Just speak with Him any … Continue reading

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07-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 21, 2017 (St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to the Pharisees, “If you knew what this meant, I desire mercy, not sacrifice, you would not have condemned these innocent men.  For the Son … Continue reading

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07-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 20, 2017 Well, Moses was kind of dumbstruck in having this conversation with God!  And with the charge to go back to the land where they wanted his death, he sought every possible excuse he could think of to … Continue reading

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07-19-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 19, 2017 God said to Moses, out of the burning bush, “Come, now! I will send you to Pharaoh to lead my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt.”   Ex_3:1-6,9-12 Saved, fed and raised like a prince, now … Continue reading

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