Category Archives: Acts and Epistles

Scriptures from the Book of Acts or the Epistles

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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09-15-19 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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09-12-19 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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09-07-19 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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09-02-19 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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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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08-11-19 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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07-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 14, 2019 (15th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Moses said, “For this command that I enjoin on you today is not too mysterious and remote for you. . . . it is something very near to you, already in your … Continue reading

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07-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 11, 2019 (St. Benedict, Abbot) “Come closer to me,” he (Joseph) told his brothers.  When they had done so, he said: “I am your brother Joseph, whom you once sold into Egypt. But now do not be distressed, and … Continue reading

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07-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 7, 2019 (14th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) St. Paul said, “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. . . … Continue reading

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06-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 30, 2019 (13th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) St. Paul said, “live by the Spirit and you will certainly not gratify the desire of the flesh. For the flesh has desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; … Continue reading

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06-28-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 28, 2019 (Most Sacred Heart of Jesus) Brothers and sisters: The love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us. For Christ, while we were still helpless, died … Continue reading

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06-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 24, 2019 (The Nativity of St. John the Baptist) Hear me, O coastlands, listen, O distant peoples. The LORD called me from birth, from my mother’s womb he gave me my name.  He made of me a sharp-edged sword … Continue reading

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06-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 22, 2019 (Ss. Thomas More, John Fisher and Paulinus of Nola) St. Paul wrote, “Therefore, that I might not become too elated, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan, to beat me, to … Continue reading

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06-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 19, 2019 Brothers and sisters, consider this: 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 cheerful giver.  2_Cor_9:6-11 … Continue reading

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06-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 16, 2019 (Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity) Jesus said, “when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth.  He will not speak on his own, but he will speak what he hears, and … Continue reading

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06-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 14, 2019 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 not driven to despair; … Continue reading

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06-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 12, 2019 Brothers and sisters: Such confidence we have through Christ toward God.  Not that of ourselves we are qualified to take credit for anything as coming from us; rather, our qualification comes from God, who has indeed qualified … Continue reading

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06-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 11, 2019 (St. Barnabas, Apostle) In those days a great number who believed turned to the Lord.  The news about them reached the ears of the Church in Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to go to Antioch.  When he … Continue reading

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06-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 9, 2019 (Pentecost Sunday) When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together.  And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in … Continue reading

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06-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 7, 2019 King Agrippa and Bernice arrived in Caesarea on a visit to Festus. Since they spent several days there, Festus referred Paul’s case to the king, saying, “There is a man here left in custody by Felix. When … Continue reading

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06-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 3, 2019 (St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs) Paul said to the Ephesian disciples, “How were you baptized?” They replied, “With the baptism of John.” Paul then said, “John baptized with a baptism of repentance, telling the people to … Continue reading

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06-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 2, 2019 (The Ascension of the Lord – transferred from Thursday) Jesus said, “behold I am sending the promise of my Father upon you; but stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”  Then … Continue reading

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05-29-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 29, 2019 St. Paul said, “The God who made the world and all that is in it, the Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in sanctuaries made by human hands, nor is he served by human hands … Continue reading

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05-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 25, 2019 (Saint Bede the Venerable, Priest) As Paul and the apostles preached the Word from city to city; Day after day the churches grew stronger in faith and increased in number.  Acts_16:1-10 And yet, as Jesus predicted there … Continue reading

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05-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 22, 2019 (St. Rita of Cascia, Religious) Some who had come down from Judea were instructing the brothers (Paul and Barnabas), “Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice, you cannot be saved.”  Acts_15:1-6 Jesus said to his … Continue reading

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05-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 21, 2019 St. Paul and Barnabas strengthened the spirits of the disciples and exhorted them to persevere in the faith, saying, “It is necessary for us to undergo many hardships to enter the Kingdom of God.”  Acts_14:19-28 Jesus said … Continue reading

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