Category Archives: Acts and Epistles

Scriptures from the Book of Acts or the Epistles

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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05-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 17, 2019 St. Paul said, “We ourselves are proclaiming this good news to you that what God promised our fathers he has brought to fulfillment for us, their children, by raising up Jesus, as it is written in the … Continue reading

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05-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 12, 2019 (4th Sunday Easter, C) Jesus said: “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can take them out of my hand.  … Continue reading

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05-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 11, 2019Many of the disciples of Jesus who were listening said, “This saying is hard; who can accept it?”  Since Jesus knew that his disciples were murmuring about this, he said to them, “Does this shock you? What if … Continue reading

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05-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 10, 2019 (St. Damien de Veuster, Priest) Ananias went and entered the house; laying his hands on him (Saul), he said, “Saul, my brother, the Lord has sent me, Jesus who appeared to you on the way by which … Continue reading

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05-05-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 5, 2019 (3rd Sunday Easter, C) The high priest questioned them (Peter and the other Apostles), “We gave you strict orders, did we not, to stop teaching in that name?  Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and … Continue reading

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05-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 4, 2019 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.  Brothers, select from among you seven reputable men, filled with … Continue reading

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04-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 30, 2019 The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common.  With great power the Apostles bore witness to the … Continue reading

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04-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 25, 2019 (Traditional, St. Mark, Evangelist) After His resurrection, Jesus opened their minds to understand the Scriptures. And he said to them, “Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and rise from the dead on the third … Continue reading

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04-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 24, 2019 Peter and John were going up to the temple area for the three o’clock hour of prayer. And a man crippled from birth was carried and placed at the gate of the temple called “the Beautiful Gate” … Continue reading

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04-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 21, 2019 (Easter Sunday, Resurrection of the Lord) Brothers and sisters:  If then you were raised with Christ, seek what is above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Think of what is above, not of … Continue reading

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04-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 20, 2019 (Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil) If, then, we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him. We know that Christ, raised from the dead, dies no more; death no longer has power … Continue reading

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