Category Archives: Luke

The Gospel according to Luke

06-20-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 20, 2020 (Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Having lost track of where their son Jesus was . . . When his parents saw him, they were astonished, and his mother said to him, “Son, why have you … Continue reading

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04-26-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 26, 2020 (Third Sunday of Easter) Beginning with Moses and all the prophets, he (Jesus) interpreted to them what referred to him in all the Scriptures.  Lk_24:13-35 There really was a lot going on in the Old Testament Scriptures.  … Continue reading

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04-16-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 16, 2020 Jesus (resurrected) said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the law of Moses and in the prophets and psalms must … Continue reading

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04-15-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 15, 2020 Wednesday in the Octave of Easter After totally missing the fact that their conversation with a stranger was really with the risen Christ, the two disciples, probably embarrassed, said, “Were not our hearts burning within us while … Continue reading

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03-26-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 26, 2020 Jesus said to the unbelieving Pharisees, “if you had believed Moses, you would have believed me, because he wrote about me. But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe my words?”   Jn_5:31-47 Moses … Continue reading

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03-25-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 25, 2020 (The Annunciation of the Lord) The angel Gabriel was sent from God to the virgin Mary.  … And coming to her, he said, … “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. Behold, … Continue reading

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03-21-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 21, 2020 Today Jesus tells a parable about a self-righteous Pharisee and a humble tax collector.  The Pharisee saw all the faults in everyone but himself.  While the tax collector saw all the faults in himself and begged God’s … Continue reading

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03-14-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 14, 2020 Jesus told a parable about a loving father and a son who had abandoned him.  After losing all of his father’s inheritance, becoming poor and destitute, the son decided to return back home.  While he was still … Continue reading

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02-02-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 2, 2020 (The Presentation of the Lord) Taking the child Jesus into his arms, Simeon said, “Now, Master, you may let your servant go in peace, according to your word, for my eyes have seen your salvation, which you … Continue reading

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12-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 30, 2019 I am writing to you, children, because your sins have been forgiven for his name’s sake.  I am writing to you, fathers, because you know him who is from the beginning. I am writing to you, young … Continue reading

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12-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 24, 2019 (Christmas Eve Day – The Nativity of the Lord) The LORD revealed to King David through the prophet Nathan, “When your time comes and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your heir after you, … Continue reading

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12-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 23, 2019 (Seventh of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O Emmanuel, our King and Giver of Law: come to save us, Lord our God!” “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and … Continue reading

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12-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 21, 2019 (Fifth of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O Radiant Dawn, splendor of eternal light, sun of justice: come and shine on those who dwell in darkness and in the shadow of death.” “The people who walked in darkness have … Continue reading

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12-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 20, 2019 (Fourth of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O Key of David, opening the gates of God’s eternal Kingdom: come and free the prisoners of darkness!” “I will place on his shoulder the key of the house of David; he … Continue reading

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12-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 19, 2019 (Third of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O Root of Jesse’s stem, sign of God’s love for all his people: come to save us without delay!” “On that day the root of Jesse shall stand as a signal to … Continue reading

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12-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 3, 2019 (St. Francis Xavier, Priest) Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have … Continue reading

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11-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 27, 2019 Mocking the God of Israel, the Babylonian king and his entourage drank from the holy vessels stolen from the Temple. Suddenly, opposite the lampstand, the fingers of a human hand appeared, writing on the plaster of the … Continue reading

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11-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 26, 2019 Jesus said, “All that you see here, the days will come when there will not be left a stone upon another stone that will not be thrown down.”  Then they asked him, “Teacher, when will this happen? … Continue reading

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11-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 24, 2019 (Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe) As Jesus (our King) hung on His cross of death, Above him there was an inscription that read, “This is the King of the Jews.”  Lk_23:35-43 A few weeks … Continue reading

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11-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 21, 2019 (Presentation 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 upon his lowly servant. From this day all generations … Continue reading

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11-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 20, 2019 It happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrested and tortured with whips and scourges by the king, to force them to eat pork in violation of God’s law.  Most admirable and worthy of everlasting remembrance … Continue reading

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11-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 19, 2019 At that time Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. . . .  And again He was interrupted by someone seeking to know Him.  His name was Zacchaeus.  But unlike the blind man … Continue reading

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11-18-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 18, 2019 (St.Elizabeth of Hungary, OFS) As Jesus approached Jericho a blind man was sitting by the roadside begging, and hearing a crowd going by, he inquired what was happening.  They told him, “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.”  … Continue reading

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11-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 17, 2019 (33rd Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus said to His disciples, “they will have you led before kings and governors because of my name.  It will lead to your giving testimony. Remember, you are not to prepare your … Continue reading

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11-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 16, 2019 (St. Gertrude the Great, Virgin) Jesus told his disciples a parable about the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary. . . . Will not God then secure the rights of his chosen ones who … Continue reading

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11-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 15, 2019 (St. Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) All men were by nature foolish who were in ignorance of God, and who from the good things seen did not succeed in knowing him who is, … Continue reading

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11-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 14, 2019 In Wisdom is a spirit intelligent, holy, unique, manifold, subtle, agile, clear, unstained, certain, not baneful, loving the good, keen, unhampered, beneficent, kindly, firm, secure, tranquil, all-powerful, all-seeing…  Wis_7:22b–8:1 Words just cannot describe the indescribable perfection! THAT’s … Continue reading

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11-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 13, 2019 (St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin) As Jesus continued his journey to Jerusalem, he traveled through Samaria and Galilee.  As he was entering a village, ten lepers met him. They stood at a distance from him and raised … Continue reading

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11-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 11, 2019 (St. Martin of Tours, Bishop) (Veterans’ Day) Jesus said, “Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. And if he wrongs you seven times in one day and returns … Continue reading

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11-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 10, 2019 (32nd Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus said, “The children of this age marry and remarry; but those who are deemed worthy to attain to the coming age and to the resurrection of the dead neither marry nor … Continue reading

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11-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 7, 2019 (Mary, Mother and Mediatrix of Grace) Jesus said, “there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance.”  Lk_15:1-10 Father, we thank You for … Continue reading

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