Category Archives: Acts and Epistles

Scriptures from the Book of Acts or the Epistles

07-03-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 3, 2020 (St. Thomas, Apostle) Brothers and sisters: You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but you are fellow citizens with the holy ones and members of the household of God, built upon the foundation of the Apostles and … Continue reading

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06-28-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 28, 2020 (13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, A) Brothers and sisters: Are you unaware that we who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were indeed buried with him through baptism into death, so that, … Continue reading

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06-19-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 19, 2020 (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 am meek and … Continue reading

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06-14-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 14, 2020 (Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ – Corpus Christi) St. Paul wrote, “Brothers and sisters: The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ?  The bread that … Continue reading

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06-11-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 11, 2020 (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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06-07-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 7, 2020 (Trinity Sunday) Brothers and sisters, rejoice.  Mend your ways, encourage one another, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.   2_Cor_13:11-13 So, what is so hard about … Continue reading

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06-06-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 6, 2020 Beloved: I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingly power: proclaim the word; be persistent whether it is … Continue reading

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06-05-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 5, 2020 (St. Boniface, Bishop and Martyr) All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for refutation, for correction, and for training in righteousness, so that one who belongs to God may be competent, equipped for … Continue reading

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06-03-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 3, 2020 (Ss. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs) St. Paul wrote to his disciple, Timothy, ” I remind you to stir into flame the gift of God that you have through the imposition of my hands.  For God did … Continue reading

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05-31-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 31, 2020 (Pentecost Sunday) When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.  And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where … Continue reading

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05-24-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 24, 2020 (The Ascension of the Lord – 7th Sunday A) Jesus said to His apostles, “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, … Continue reading

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05-22-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 22, 2020 (St. Rita of Cascia) Interesting comparison here to a similar mob mentality in the handing-over of Jesus . . . When Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews rose up together against Paul and brought him to … Continue reading

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05-20-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes.

May 20, 2020 (St. Bernardine of Siena, Priest) 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 … Continue reading

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05-19-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 19, 2020 In prison, about midnight, while Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God as the prisoners listened, there was suddenly such a severe earthquake that the foundations of the jail shook; all the doors flew … Continue reading

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05-17-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 17, 2020 (Sixth Sunday of Easter, A) It is better to suffer for doing good, if that be the will of God, than for doing evil.  For Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the sake of … Continue reading

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05-03-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 3, 2020 (4th Sunday of Easter, A) Even though I walk in the dark valley I fear no evil; for you are at my side.  Ps_23 Peter let the listening crowd know that it was THEY who were responsible … Continue reading

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05-02-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 2, 2020 (St. Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated is Dorcas).  She was completely occupied with good deeds and almsgiving.  Now during those days she fell sick … Continue reading

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05-01-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 1, 2020 (St. Joseph the Worker) Brothers and sisters: Over all these things put on love, that is, the bond of perfection. And let the peace of Christ control your hearts, the peace into which you were also called … Continue reading

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04-30-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 30, 2020 (St. Pius V, Pope) Philip ran up and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet and said, “Do you understand what you are reading?”  He replied, “How can I, unless someone instructs me?” So he invited Philip to … Continue reading

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04-28-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 28, 2020 (St. Peter Chanel, Priest and Martyr) Jesus said to them, “Amen, amen, I say to you, it was not Moses who gave the bread from heaven; my Father gives you the true bread from heaven. For the … Continue reading

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04-27-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 27, 2020 Stephen, filled with grace and power, was working great wonders and signs among the people. Certain members of the so-called Synagogue of Freedmen, . . . came forward and debated with Stephen, but they could not withstand … Continue reading

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04-24-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 24, 2020 (Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Priest and Martyr) The Pharisee, Gamaliel, in defense of not killing the Apostles outright, said to the Sanhedrin, “if this endeavor or this activity is of human origin, it will destroy itself. But … Continue reading

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04-23-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 23, 2020 (St. George, Martyr) Following further accusations by the High Priest of the Sanhedrin, Peter and the Apostles said in reply, “We must obey God rather than men. The God of our ancestors raised Jesus, though you had … Continue reading

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04-19-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 19, 2020 (Divine Mercy Sunday) Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who in his great mercy gave us a new birth to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, … Continue reading

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04-17-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 17, 2020 Just as they had with Jesus, the religious leaders, Annas the high priest, Caiaphas, John, Alexander, and all who were of the high-priestly class . . . brought them (Peter and John) into their presence and questioned … Continue reading

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04-14-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 14, 2020 Tuesday in the Octave of Easter Peter said to the Jewish people, “Let the whole house of Israel know for certain that God has made him both Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom you crucified.”  Now when … Continue reading

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04-13-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 13, 2020 Monday in the Octave of Easter (Pope St. Martin I) Peter proclaimed Jesus to the crowds, saying, God raised him up, releasing him from the throes of death, because it was impossible for him to be held … Continue reading

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04-11-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 11, 2020 (Holy Saturday) Today a great silence reigns on earth, a great silence and a great stillness. A great silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because God has fallen asleep in the … Continue reading

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04-09-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 9, 2020 (Holy Thursday) Brothers and sisters: I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night he was handed over, took bread, and, after he had given thanks, broke … Continue reading

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03-22-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 22, 2020 (Fourth Sunday of Lent, A) The LORD said, “There—anoint him, for this is the one!” Then Samuel, with the horn of oil in hand, anointed David in the presence of his brothers; and from that day on, … Continue reading

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02-26-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 26, 2020 (Ash Wednesday) Brothers and sisters: We are ambassadors for Christ, as if God were appealing through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.  For our sake he made him to be sin … Continue reading

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