Category Archives: Acts and Epistles

Scriptures from the Book of Acts or the Epistles

12-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 16, 2018 (3rd Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday) Shout for joy, O daughter Zion! . . . the King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst, . . . Fear not, O Zion, be not discouraged!  Zep_3:14-18a God … Continue reading

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12-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 9, 2018 (2nd Sunday Advent, Yr. C) “I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will continue to complete it until the day of Christ Jesus.”  Phil_1:4-6,8-11 John went throughout the whole … Continue reading

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12-02-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 2, 2018 (First Sunday of Advent, C) Brothers and sisters: May the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, . . . so as to strengthen your hearts, to be blameless in … Continue reading

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11-30-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 30, 2018 (St. Andrew, Apostle) Brothers and sisters:  If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.  For one believes with the … Continue reading

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11-17-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 17, 2018 (St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious) St. John wrote, Beloved, you are faithful in all you do for the brothers and sisters, especially for strangers;  3_Jn_5-8 When I was a kid, we were always told to be cautious … Continue reading

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11-14-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 14, 2018 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose; Beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul.  Ps 23 St. Paul wrote to his brother Titus, beloved:  Remind … Continue reading

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11-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 13, 2018 (St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin) Jesus said to the Apostles: . . .  When you have done all you have been commanded, say, ‘We are unprofitable servants; we have done what we were obliged to do.’  Lk_17:7-10 … Continue reading

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11-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 10, 2018 (St. Leo the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church) St. Paul wrote, “I have the strength for everything through him who empowers me.”  Phil_4:10-19 Jesus said, “No servant can serve two masters.  He will either hate … Continue reading

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11-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 9, 2018 (Dedication of the Lateran Basilica) “Along both banks of the river, fruit trees of every kind shall grow; their leaves shall not fade, nor their fruit fail.  Every month they shall bear fresh fruit, for they shall … Continue reading

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11-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 7, 2018 My beloved, obedient as you have always been, not only when I am present but all the more now when I am absent, work out your salvation with fear and trembling.  For God is the one who, … Continue reading

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11-01-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 1, 2018 (Solemnity of All Saints) See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God.  Yet so we are. . . .  Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we … Continue reading

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10-29-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 29, 2018 Brothers and sisters: Be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another as God has forgiven you in Christ.  Be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us and handed himself … Continue reading

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10-27-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 27, 2018 God gave some as Apostles, others as prophets, others as evangelists, others as pastors and teachers, to equip the holy ones for the work of ministry, for building up the Body of Christ, Eph_4:7-16 God’s gifts of talents!  … Continue reading

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10-26-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 26, 2018 St. Paul wrote, I urge you to live in a manner worthy of the call you have received, . . . striving to preserve the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace; one Body and … Continue reading

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10-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 25, 2018 Brothers and sisters: I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that he may grant you in accord with the riches of his glory to be strengthened with power … Continue reading

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10-22-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 22, 2018 St. Paul wrote: All of us once lived among them in the desires of our flesh, following the wishes of the flesh and the impulses, and we were by nature children of wrath, like the rest. But … Continue reading

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10-19-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 19, 2018 (Ss. John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, Companions, Martyrs) Jesus said, “Are not five sparrows sold for two small coins?  Yet not one of them has escaped the notice of God. Even the hairs of your … Continue reading

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10-17-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 17, 2018 (St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr) St. Paul wrote, “the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.  Against such there is no law.  Now those who belong to Christ … Continue reading

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10-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 16, 2018 St. Paul wrote, Brothers and sisters: For freedom Christ set us free; so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery.  Gal_5:1-6 Slavery to sin, slavery to other gods (money, relationships, possessions, games, … Continue reading

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10-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 15, 2018 (Saint Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) Brothers and sisters: It is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the freeborn woman. The son of the … Continue reading

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10-14-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 14, 2018 (28th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) “I prayed, and prudence was given me; I pleaded, and the spirit of wisdom came to me.  I preferred her to scepter and throne, and deemed riches nothing in comparison with her … Continue reading

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10-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 13, 2018 St. Paul said, “through faith you are all children of God in Christ Jesus. For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither … Continue reading

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10-12-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 12, 2018 (Our Lady of the Pillar) In speaking about Faith and the (Jewish) Law, St. Paul wrote: “all who depend on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, ‘Cursed be everyone who does … Continue reading

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10-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 10, 2018 St. Paul said, when they (the Apostles) recognized the grace bestowed upon me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave me and Barnabas their right hands in partnership, that we should go to … Continue reading

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10-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 9, 2018 (St. Denis, Bishop and Companions, Martyrs) (St. John Leonardi, Priest) St. Paul wrote “I was unknown personally to the churches of Judea that are in Christ; they only kept hearing that “the one who once was persecuting … Continue reading

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09-22-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 22, 2018 What you sow is not brought to life unless it dies. And what you sow is not the body that is to be, but a bare kernel of wheat, . . . So also is the resurrection … Continue reading

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09-19-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 19, 2018 (St. Januarius, Bishop and Martyr) St. Paul’s famous love passage from his first letter to the Corinthians, Ch. 13 ends:  “So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”  1_Cor_12:31-13:13 We hear … Continue reading

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09-18-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 18, 2018 Brothers and sisters: As a body is one though it has many parts, and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body, so also Christ.  For in one Spirit we were all baptized into … Continue reading

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09-17-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 17, 2018 (St. Robert Bellarmine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) St. Paul wrote, For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night he was handed over, took … Continue reading

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09-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 16, 2018 (24th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Jesus summoned the crowd with his disciples and said to them, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save … Continue reading

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09-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 15, 2018 (Our Lady of Sorrows) The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the Blood of Christ?  The bread that we break, is it not a participation in the Body of Christ?  Because … Continue reading

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