Category Archives: Acts and Epistles

Scriptures from the Book of Acts or the Epistles

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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09-14-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 14, 2018 (Exaltation of the Holy Cross) St. Paul wrote that Jesus: humbled himself, becoming obedient to death, even death on a cross.  Because of this, God greatly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above … Continue reading

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09-11-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 11, 2018 St. Paul wrote to his infant Church in Corinth, “Do you not know that the unjust will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers nor boy prostitutes nor … Continue reading

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09-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 7, 2018 Brothers and sisters: . . .  do not make any judgment before the appointed time, until the Lord comes, for he will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will manifest the motives of our … Continue reading

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09-05-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 5, 2018 St. Paul wrote to the Church in Corinth, “I planted, Apollos watered, but God caused the growth.  Therefore, neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who causes the growth.  … Continue reading

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09-04-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 4, 2018 Brothers and sisters: The Spirit scrutinizes everything, even the depths of God.  Among men, who knows what pertains to the man except his spirit that is within?  Similarly, no one knows what pertains to God except the … Continue reading

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09-03-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 3, 2018 (Pope St. Gregory the Great, Doctor of the Church) When I came to you, brothers and sisters, proclaiming the mystery of God, I did not come with sublimity of words or of wisdom. For I resolved to … Continue reading

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09-02-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 2, 2018 (22nd Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Dearest brothers and sisters:  All good giving and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no alteration or shadow caused by change.  … Continue reading

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08-31-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 31, 2018 “the world did not come to know God through wisdom, it was the will of God through the foolishness of the proclamation to save those who have faith.”  For . . . The message of the cross … Continue reading

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08-30-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 30, 2018 I give thanks to my God always on your account for the grace of God bestowed on you in Christ Jesus, that in him you were enriched in every way . . .  God will keep you … Continue reading

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08-28-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 28, 2018 (St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting encouragement and good hope through his grace, encourage your hearts and … Continue reading

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08-27-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 27, 2018 (St. Monica, Mother of St. Augustine) We always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and powerfully bring to fulfillment every good purpose and every effort of faith, that the name … Continue reading

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07-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 15, 2018 (15th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ enlighten the eyes of our hearts, that we may know what is the hope that belongs to our call. Alleluia Verse, Eph_1:17-18 Today’s Scriptures … Continue reading

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07-08-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 8, 2018 (14th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Brothers and sisters:  That I, Paul, might not become too elated, because of the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan, to … Continue reading

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07-03-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 3, 2018 (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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06-17-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 17, 2018 (11th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Brothers and sisters: We are always courageous, although we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by … Continue reading

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06-11-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 11, 2018 (St. Barnabas, Apostle) When Barnabas arrived in Antioch and saw the grace of God, he rejoiced and encouraged them all to remain faithful to the Lord in firmness of heart, for he was a good man, filled … Continue reading

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06-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 10, 2018 (Tenth Sunday Ordinary Time B) For this momentary light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to what is seen but to what is unseen; for what … Continue reading

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06-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 9, 2018 (Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary) 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 … Continue reading

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06-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 7, 2018 This saying is trustworthy:  If we have died with him we shall also live with him; if we persevere we shall also reign with him. But if we deny him he will deny us.  If we are … Continue reading

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