Category Archives: Acts and Epistles

Scriptures from the Book of Acts or the Epistles

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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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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06-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 23, 2017 (Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus) Jesus said, “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I … Continue reading

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06-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 21, 2017 (St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious) St. Paul wrote, “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, … Continue reading

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06-12-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 12, 2017 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all encouragement, who encourages us in our every affliction, so that we may be able to encourage those … Continue reading

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06-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 4, 2017 (Pentecost Sunday) No one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit. There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit; there are different forms of service but the same Lord; there are … Continue reading

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05-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 30, 2017 St. Paul said, “I consider life of no importance to me, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to bear witness to the Gospel of God’s grace.”  … Continue reading

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05-28-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 28, 2017 (7th Sunday of Easter A) – since we did the Ascension on Ascension Thursday – Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come. Give glory to your son, so that your son … Continue reading

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05-27-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 17, 2017 (St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop) After staying in Antioch some time, Paul left and traveled in orderly sequence through the Galatian country and Phrygia, bringing strength to all the disciples.   Acts_18:23-28 The Holy Spirit strengthens us too, … Continue reading

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05-25-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 25, 2017 (Ascension of the Lord – official date) . . . as they (the disciples) were looking on, he (Jesus) was lifted up, and a cloud took him from their sight.  While they were looking intently at the … Continue reading

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05-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 23, 2017 The Philippian jailer who securely imprisoned Paul and Silas came to witness their miraculous release and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus and you and your … Continue reading

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05-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 21, 2017 (6th Sunday of Easter, A) St. Peter wrote, “Beloved: Sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope,”  1_Pt 3:15-18 And … Continue reading

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05-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 20, 2017 Jesus said to his disciples:  “If the world hates you, realize that it hated me first.  If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, … Continue reading

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05-19-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 19, 2017 Jesus said to his disciples: “This is my commandment: love one another as I love you.  No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.  You are my friends if you … Continue reading

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05-17-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 17, 2017 Some who had come down from Judea were instructing the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice, you cannot be saved.”  Because there arose no little dissension and debate by Paul and Barnabas with … Continue reading

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05-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 14, 2017 (5th Sunday of Easter, A; and Mother’s Day) As the number of disciples continued to grow, the Hellenists complained against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution.  So the Twelve called together … Continue reading

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05-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 13, 2017 (Our Lady of Fatima) On the following sabbath almost the whole city gathered to hear the word of the Lord.  When the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and with violent abuse contradicted what … Continue reading

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05-10-2017 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 10, 2017 (St. Damien de Veuster, Priest) While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.”  Then, completing their fasting … Continue reading

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05-09-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 9, 2017 . . the Church in Jerusalem, . . sent Barnabas to go to Antioch. When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced and encouraged them all to remain faithful to the Lord in firmness … Continue reading

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05-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 7, 2017 (4th Sunday of Easter, A) Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example that you should follow in his footsteps. ‘He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth.’  When he was insulted, … Continue reading

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05-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 5, 2017 On his journey, as he was nearing Damascus, a light from the sky suddenly flashed around him.  He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?”  He … Continue reading

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05-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 4, 2017 Jesus said to the crowds: “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him, and I will raise him on the last day.  It is written in the prophets: ‘They shall all … Continue reading

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05-02-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 2, 2017 (St. Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) As they were stoning Stephen, he called out, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” Then he fell to his knees and cried out in a loud voice, “Lord, do not … Continue reading

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05-01-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 1, 2017 (St. Joseph the Worker) Stephen, filled with grace and power, was working great wonders and signs among the people. . . . All those who sat in the Sanhedrin looked intently at him and saw that his … Continue reading

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04-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 30, 2017 (Third Sunday of Easter A) David says of him: I saw the Lord ever before me, with him at my right hand I shall not be disturbed.  Therefore my heart has been glad and my tongue has … Continue reading

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04-29-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 29, 2017 (St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) the Twelve called together the community of the disciples and said, “It is not right for us to neglect the word of God to serve at table.  … Continue reading

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04-28-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 28, 2017 Still miffed as to what to do with those zealous Apostles of Jesus, A Pharisee in the Sanhedrin named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, respected by all the people, stood up, ordered the Apostles to be … Continue reading

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04-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 26, 2017 the party of the Sadducees, filled with jealousy, laid hands upon the Apostles and put them in the public jail.  But during the night, the angel of the Lord opened the doors of the prison, led them … Continue reading

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04-25-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 25, 2017 (St. Mark, Evangelist) St. Peter wrote about how to BE: Clothe yourselves with humility in your dealings with one another, for:  God opposes the proud but bestows favor on the humble.  So humble yourselves under the mighty … Continue reading

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04-22-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 22, 2017 (Easter Octave Saturday) . . as the Eleven were at table, he (Jesus) appeared to them and rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart because they had not believed those who saw him after he … Continue reading

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