Category Archives: John

The Gospel according to John

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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06-13-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 13, 2020 (St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said, “Let your ‘Yes’ mean ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No’ mean ‘No.’ Anything more is from the Evil One.” Mt_5:33-37 That’s a pretty heavy one, beloved.  How many … 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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06-01-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 1, 2020 (St. Justin Martyr) (Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church) Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary of Magdala.  When Jesus … Continue reading

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05-30-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 30, 2020 John the Evangelist wrote, There are also many other things that Jesus did, but if these were to be described individually, I do not think the whole world would contain the books that would be written.  Jn_21:20-25 … Continue reading

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05-29-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 29, 2020 Jesus said to Peter, “Amen, amen, I say to you, when you were younger, you used to dress yourself and go where you wanted; but when you grow old, you will stretch out your hands, and someone … Continue reading

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05-28-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 28, 2020 Jesus continued His prayer for His disciples to His Father saying, “Father, they are your gift to me. I wish that where I am they also may be with me, that they may see my glory that … Continue reading

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05-27-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 27, 2020 (St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop) Continuing His prayer to the Father, Jesus interceded for His disciples saying, “I gave them your word, and the world hated them, because they do not belong to the world any more … Continue reading

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05-26-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 26, 2020 (St. Philip Neri, Priest) Jesus prayed to His Father for His disciples, saying, “I pray for them. I do not pray for the world but for the ones you have given me, because they are yours, and … Continue reading

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05-25-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 25, 2020 (St. Bede the Venerable, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to His disciples, “In the world you will have trouble, but take courage, I have conquered the world.”   Jn_16:29-33 One to memorize!  TAKE COURAGE!  For … Continue reading

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05-23-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 23, 2020 Jesus instructed His disciples and us, saying, “Amen, amen, I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you.  Until now you have not asked anything in my name; ask and … 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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05-21-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 21, 2020 Ascension Thursday (transferred to Sunday) Jesus said to His disciples, “Amen, amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will become joy.”  Jn_16:16-20 Jesus repeatedly … Continue reading

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05-18-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 18, 2020 (St. John I, Pope and Martyr) Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, he will testify to me.”   … Continue reading

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05-15-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 15, 2020 (St. Isidore, Farmer) Jesus said to His disciples “I have called you friends, because I have told you everything I have heard from my Father. It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you … Continue reading

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05-14-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 14, 2020 (St. Matthias, Apostle) Jesus said, “This is my commandment: love one another as I love you.”  Jn_15:9-17 _______________end of post

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05-13-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 13, 2020 (Our Lady of Fatima) Jesus said to his disciples: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and everyone that does … Continue reading

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05-12-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 12, 2020 (Ss. Nereus and Achilleus, Martyrs) Jesus said to his disciples: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts … Continue reading

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05-11-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 11, 2020 Jesus said to his disciples: “Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me.  Whoever loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and reveal myself to him.”   … Continue reading

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05-09-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 9, 2020 Jesus said to Thomas, “I am the way and the truth and the life.  No one comes to the Father except through me.” Jn_14:1-6 Have you prayed lately, beloved?  Has your prayer been to the Father, and … Continue reading

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05-08-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 8, 2020 Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me.  In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I … Continue reading

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05-07-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 7, 2020 When Jesus had washed the disciples’ feet, he said to them: “Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any messenger greater than the one who sent him. If you understand … Continue reading

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05-06-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 6, 2020 Jesus cried out and said, “Whoever believes in me believes not only in me but also in the one who sent me, and whoever sees me sees the one who sent me. I came into the world … Continue reading

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05-05-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 5, 2020 Jesus walked about in the temple area on the Portico of Solomon.  So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, “How long are you going to keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, … Continue reading

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05-04-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 4, 2020 Jesus said, I am the good shepherd, and I know mine and mine know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I will lay down my life for the sheep. I … Continue reading

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04-29-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 29, 2020 (St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to the crowds, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.”  Jn_6:35-40 … 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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04-22-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 22, 2020 Continuing his exposition to Nicodemus, Jesus said, “And this is the verdict, that the light came into the world, but people preferred darkness to light, because their works were evil. For everyone who does wicked things hates … Continue reading

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04-21-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 21, 2020 (St. Anselm of Canterbury, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to Nicodemus, “just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who … Continue reading

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04-12-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 12, 2020 (Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord) Peter and the other disciple went out and came to the tomb. They both ran, but the other disciple ran faster than Peter and arrived at the tomb first; … Continue reading

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