Category Archives: Luke

The Gospel according to Luke

08-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 15, 2019 (Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary) And Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my Savior for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant. . . .” … Continue reading

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08-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 11, 2019 (Nineteenth Sunday Ordinary Time, C) All these died in faith.  They did not receive what had been promised but saw it and greeted it from afar and acknowledged themselves to be strangers and aliens on earth, for … Continue reading

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08-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 6, 2019 (Transfiguration of the Lord) As the visions during the night continued, I saw: One like a Son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven;  When he reached the Ancient One and was presented before him, The … Continue reading

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08-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 4, 2019 (18th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus said, “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.”  Lk_12:13-21 Your trophies, your patents, all those letters after your … Continue reading

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07-28-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 28, 2019 17th Sunday Ordinary Time, C Jesus said, “I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks, receives; and the one … Continue reading

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07-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 21, 2019 (Sixteenth Sunday Ordinary Time, C) When Abraham received some surprise visitors of the LORD, after offering them a place to rest, he hastened into the tent and told Sarah, “Quick, three measures of fine flour! Knead it … Continue reading

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07-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 14, 2019 (15th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Moses said, “For this command that I enjoin on you today is not too mysterious and remote for you. . . . it is something very near to you, already in your … Continue reading

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07-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 7, 2019 (14th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) St. Paul said, “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. . . … Continue reading

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06-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 24, 2019 (The Nativity of St. John the Baptist) Hear me, O coastlands, listen, O distant peoples. The LORD called me from birth, from my mother’s womb he gave me my name.  He made of me a sharp-edged sword … Continue reading

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06-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 2, 2019 (The Ascension of the Lord – transferred from Thursday) Jesus said, “behold I am sending the promise of my Father upon you; but stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”  Then … Continue reading

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05-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 31, 2019 (The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary) At Mary’s visit with her cousin, Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the … Continue reading

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04-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 25, 2019 (Traditional, St. Mark, Evangelist) After His resurrection, Jesus opened their minds to understand the Scriptures. And he said to them, “Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and rise from the dead on the third … Continue reading

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04-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 24, 2019 Peter and John were going up to the temple area for the three o’clock hour of prayer. And a man crippled from birth was carried and placed at the gate of the temple called “the Beautiful Gate” … Continue reading

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03-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 31, 2019 (4th Sunday of Lent, Laetare Sunday) After entering their “Promised Land,” the Israelites:  On the day after the Passover, they ate of the produce of the land in the form of unleavened cakes and parched grain.  On … Continue reading

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03-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 30, 2019 Jesus said, “everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” Lk_18:9-14 If we say that Lent is about one thing.  We might say that it’s about humbling ourselves.  Are we … Continue reading

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03-28-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 28, 2019 Jesus said, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste and house will fall against house.” . . .  “Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.”  Lk_11:14-23 … Continue reading

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03-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 25, 2019 (The Annunciation of the Lord) Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord.  May it be done to me according to your word.” Lk_1:26-38 Oh that we could be as trusting, obedient and faithful to … Continue reading

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03-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 24, 2019 (3rd Sunday of Lent, Yr C) Jesus told the people a parable:  “There once was a person who had a fig tree planted in his orchard, and when he came in search of fruit on it but … Continue reading

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03-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 23, 2019 The decadent, runaway son came back home after all his wealth was exhausted.  And bowing in humility said, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you; I no longer deserve to be called your son.’ But … Continue reading

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03-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 21, 2019 Jesus told the Pharisees a parable about heaven and hell, about an impenetrable barrier between the two, and how nothing can convince the stubborn blind that light is just a “faith’s blink” away.  It was a direct … Continue reading

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03-18-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 18, 2019 Jesus said, “Stop judging and you will not be judged.  Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven. Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, … Continue reading

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03-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 17, 2019 (2nd Sunday of Lent, C) Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying his face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white.  And behold, two men … Continue reading

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03-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 13, 2019 While still more people gathered in the crowd, Jesus said to them, “This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah. Just as Jonah … Continue reading

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03-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 10, 2019 (1st Sunday of Lent, C) Moses spoke to the people, saying: Our forefathers became a nation great, strong, and numerous.  When the Egyptians maltreated and oppressed us, imposing hard labor upon us, we cried to the LORD, … Continue reading

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03-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 3, 2019 (8th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus said, “Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own? How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me … Continue reading

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02-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 17, 2019 (6th Sunday, Ordinary Time, C) In Jesus’ Lukan beatitudes on the plain, with blessings followed by woes, Jesus said:  “Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who are … Continue reading

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02-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 3, 2019 (4th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) (St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr) The word of the LORD came to me, saying: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you, a … Continue reading

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02-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 2, 2019 (The Presentation of the Lord) When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, Mary and Joseph took Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, just as it is … Continue reading

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01-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 13, 2019 (The Baptism of the Lord) Thus says the LORD: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased,  Is_42:1-4,6-7 Peter proceeded to speak to those gathered in the house of Cornelius, … Continue reading

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01-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 11, 2019 Who indeed is the victor over the world but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? This is the one who came through water and Blood*, Jesus Christ, not by water alone, but … Continue reading

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01-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 10, 2019 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, . . . He stood up to read and was handed a scroll of the prophet Isaiah. He unrolled the scroll and found the passage where it … Continue reading

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