Category Archives: Luke

The Gospel according to Luke

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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11-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 6, 2019 Jesus said, “everyone of you who does not renounce all his possessions cannot be my disciple.”  Lk_14:25-33 There’s an old saying that goes, “What you (think you) possess, possesses you.”  Unfortunately all of our possessions are fleeting … Continue reading

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11-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 4, 2014 (St. Charles Borromeo, Bishop) Jesus said, “When you hold a lunch or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or sisters or your relatives or your wealthy neighbors, in case they may invite you … Continue reading

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11-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 3, 2019 (31st Sunday Ordinary Time, C) At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town.  Lk_19:1-10 You know, beloved, some “passovers” just might lead to a resurrection.  That stop light you intended to cruise … Continue reading

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10-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 30, 2019 Jesus passed through towns and villages, teaching as he went and making his way to Jerusalem. Someone asked him, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?” He answered them, “Strive to enter through the narrow gate, … Continue reading

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10-29-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 29, 2019 “Blessed are you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth; you have revealed to little ones the mysteries of the Kingdom.”  Mt 11:25 Jesus said, “What is the Kingdom of God like?  To what can I compare it?  … Continue reading

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10-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 27, 2019 (30th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) The one who serves God willingly is heard; his petition reaches the heavens.  Sir_35:12-14,16-18 When the just cry out, the Lord hears them, and from all their distress he rescues them. R. … Continue reading

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10-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 24, 2019 (St. Anthony Mary Claret, Bishop) St. Paul wrote, “now that you have been freed from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit that you have leads to sanctification, and its end is eternal life.  For … Continue reading

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10-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 23, 2019 (St. John of Capistrano, Priest) Continuing on His theme of vigilance, preparedness and righteousness, Jesus’ parable of the faithful and prudent steward today ends:  “That servant who knew his master’s will but did not make preparations nor … Continue reading

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10-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 22, 2019 (St. John Paul II, Pope) Jesus said, “Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant on his arrival.”  Lk_12:35-38 Our constant reminder of vigilance.  Jesus reminds us, pleads with us and warns us to always remain … Continue reading

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