Category Archives: Gospels

Scriptures from one of the four Gospels

08-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 18, 2017 Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?”  He said in reply, “Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator ‘made … Continue reading

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08-16-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2017 (St. Stephen of Hungary) Jesus said to his disciples: “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.”  Mt 18:15-20 He didn’t say Twitter it.  He didn’t say Facebook … Continue reading

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08-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 14, 2017 (St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr) The Temple tax collectors were challenging Peter about whether or not Jesus paid the tax.  Jesus told Peter to “go to the sea, drop in a hook, and take the first … Continue reading

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08-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 13, 2017 (19th Sunday Ordinary Time A) Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water toward Jesus.  But when he saw how strong the wind was he became frightened; and, beginning to sink, he … Continue reading

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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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08-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2017 (St. Dominic, Priest) Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses . . . They complained, “Is it through Moses alone that the LORD speaks?  Does he not speak through us also?”  Nm_12:1-13 Sometimes, beloved, Faith requires humility.  This … Continue reading

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08-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 7, 2017 (St. Sixtus and companions, Pope and Martyrs) Moses said to the LORD, “I cannot carry all this people by myself, for they are too heavy for me.”  Nm_11:4b-15 We can not rely upon ourselves for the salvation … Continue reading

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08-06-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 6, 2017 (The Transfiguration of the Lord) . . . behold, a bright cloud cast a shadow over them, then from the cloud came a voice that said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; … Continue reading

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08-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 5, 2017 . . at a birthday celebration for Herod, the daughter of Herodias performed a dance before the guests and delighted Herod so much that he swore to give her whatever she might ask for.   Mt_14:1-12 We always … Continue reading

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08-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 3, 2017 Jesus said to the disciples:  “The Kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every kind.  When it is full they haul it ashore and sit down to put what … Continue reading

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07-31-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 31, 2017 (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest) Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds.  “The Kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field.  It is the smallest of all the … Continue reading

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07-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 30, 2017 (17th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus said, “the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.  When he finds a pearl of great price, he goes and sells all that he has and buys … Continue reading

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07-29-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 29, 2017 (St. Martha) Jesus said to Martha, “Your brother will rise.”  Martha said to him, “I know he will rise, in the resurrection on the last day.” Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life; whoever … Continue reading

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07-27-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 27, 2017 Jesus said to His disciples, This is why I speak to them in parables, because ‘they look but do not see and hear but do not listen or understand.’  . . . “But blessed are your eyes, … Continue reading

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07-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 26, 2017 (Ss. Joachim and Anne) Jesus spoke to them at length in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow.  And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path, and birds came and ate it up. . … Continue reading

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07-24-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 24, 2017 Jesus said, “At the judgment, the men of Nineveh will arise with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and there is something greater than Jonah here.  At the judgment the … Continue reading

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07-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 23, 2017 (16th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus told a parable about the interaction between good and evil:  After a farmer sowed perfectly good wheat seed in his field and found weeds among the plants, his workers wanted to … Continue reading

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07-22-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 22, 2017 (St. Mary Magdalene) Jesus said to her, “Mary!”   Jn_20:1-2,11-18 Why are you looking for me?  Did you not know that I am right here beside you all along?  Jesus is there, beloved!  Just speak with Him any … Continue reading

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07-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 21, 2017 (St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to the Pharisees, “If you knew what this meant, I desire mercy, not sacrifice, you would not have condemned these innocent men.  For the Son … Continue reading

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07-16-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 16, 2017 (15th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus said to His disciples:  “Hear then the parable of the sower. The seed sown on the path is the one who hears the word of the kingdom without understanding it, and … Continue reading

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07-15-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 15, 2017 (St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said, “Everyone who acknowledges me before others I will acknowledge before my heavenly Father. But whoever denies me before others, I will deny before my heavenly Father.”  Mt_10:24-33 … Continue reading

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07-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 14, 2017 (St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin) Jesus said, “When they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say.  You will be given at that moment what you are to … Continue reading

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07-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 13, 2017 (St. Teresa of the Andes) Jesus said to his disciples as He was sending them off on their first missionary trip, “As you enter a house, wish it peace.  If the house is worthy, let your peace … Continue reading

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07-12-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 12, 2017 The sons of Jacob, the brothers of Joseph said, “Alas, we are being punished because of our brother. We saw the anguish of his heart when he pleaded with us, yet we paid no heed; that is … Continue reading

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07-10-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 10, 2017 Jesus said, “Courage, daughter! Your faith has saved you.”  Mt_9:18-26 A man who believes in the power of a dream;  A man who believes that Jesus can actually raise his dead daughter to life;  And a woman … Continue reading

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07-09-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 9, 2017 (14th Sunday Ordinary Time A) 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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07-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 8, 2017 Jesus said, “People do not put new wine into old wineskins.  Otherwise the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined. Rather, they pour new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.”  Mt_9:14-17 … Continue reading

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07-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 7, 2017 Abraham’s servant asked him: “What if the woman is unwilling to follow me to this land? Should I then take your son back to the land from which you migrated?” Abraham replied, “Never take my son back … Continue reading

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07-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 4, 2017 (St. Elizabeth of Portugal, OFS) As Jesus got into a boat, his disciples followed him.  Suddenly a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by waves; but he was asleep.  … Continue reading

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07-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 3, 2017 (St. Thomas, Apostle) Jesus came, although the doors were locked, and stood in their midst and said, “Peace be with you.” Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and see my hands, and bring your … Continue reading

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