Category Archives: Mark

The Gospel according to Mark

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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04-25-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 25, 2017 (St. Mark, Evangelist) St. Peter wrote about how to BE: Clothe yourselves with humility in your dealings with one another, for:  God opposes the proud but bestows favor on the humble.  So humble yourselves under the mighty … Continue reading

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04-22-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 22, 2017 (Easter Octave Saturday) . . as the Eleven were at table, he (Jesus) appeared to them and rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart because they had not believed those who saw him after he … Continue reading

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03-24-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 24, 2017 One of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him, “Which is the first of all the commandments?”  Jesus replied, “The first is this: ‘Hear, O Israel!  The Lord our God is Lord alone!  You shall love … Continue reading

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03-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 21, 2017 Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?”  Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.”   … Continue reading

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02-28-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 28, 2017 Jesus said, “Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands for my sake and for the sake of the … Continue reading

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02-25-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 25, 2017 Jesus said to His disciples, “Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.  Amen, I say to you, whoever does not accept the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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02-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 23, 2017 (St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr) Jesus said to his disciples: “Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ, amen, I say to you, will surely not lose his reward. YET … Continue reading

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02-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 21, 2017 Jesus sat down, called the Twelve, and said to them, “If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be the last of all and the servant of all.”  Taking a child, he placed it in their midst, … Continue reading

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02-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 20, 2017 The father of a demon possessed boy asked Jesus, “But if you can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.”  Jesus said to him, “‘If you can!’ Everything is possible to one who has faith.”  … Continue reading

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02-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 18, 2017 Brothers and sisters: Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. . . . By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was … Continue reading

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02-10-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 10, 2017 (St. Scholastica, Virgin) The woman saw that the tree was good for food, pleasing to the eyes, and desirable for gaining wisdom. So she took some of its fruit and ate it; and she also gave some … Continue reading

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02-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 8, 2017 (St. Jerome Emiliani, Priest) Then the LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and he placed there the man whom he had formed. Out of the ground the LORD God made various trees grow … Continue reading

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02-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 3, 2017 (St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr) Let brotherly love continue.  Do not neglect hospitality, for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels.  Heb_13:1-8 When was the last time you entertained an angel, beloved?  Maybe it was your own … Continue reading

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02-01-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 1, 2017 Jesus said, “A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and among his own kin and in his own house.”  So he was not able to perform any mighty deed there, apart from curing … Continue reading

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01-31-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

Januray 31, 2017 (St. John Bosco, Priest) Having left the Gerasene Demoniac healed of his affliction, and the townsfolk angry at Jesus, He returned to the other side of the lake only to be surrounded by people who longed for … Continue reading

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01-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 30, 2017 St. Mark tells many stories of Jesus’ exorcism of demons from people.  But the story of the Gerasene demoniac is even more intriguing than most. Catching sight of Jesus from a distance, he (the demon possessed man) … Continue reading

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01-28-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 28, 2017 (St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Brothers and sisters: Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not see.   Heb_11:1-2,8-19 For if we saw and knew, what need … Continue reading

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01-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 23, 2017 Jesus said, “If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.”   Mk_3:22-30 So they were accusing Jesus of … Continue reading

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01-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 20, 2017 (St. Fabian, Pope and Martyr and St. Sebastian, Martyr)  . . . this is the covenant I will establish with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my laws in their … Continue reading

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01-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 18, 2017 Jesus said to the Pharisees, “Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?”   Mk_3:1-6 This really gets into a time and a culture … Continue reading

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01-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 13, 2017 When Jesus saw their faith, he said to him, “Child, your sins are forgiven.”  Mk_2:1-12 Is our faith, beloved, visible enough that if Jesus saw us, He would say, “Child, your sins are forgiven”?  The Grace of … Continue reading

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01-10-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 10, 2017 All were amazed (at the teaching and healing power of Jesus) and asked one another, “What is this?  A new teaching with authority.  He commands even the unclean spirits and they obey him.” Mk_1:21-28 God’s power does … Continue reading

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08-29-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 29, 2016 (The Passion of St. John the Baptist) Blessed are those who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Mk_6:17-29 Ever feel down, beloved?  Ever feel down enough to say, “OK, … Continue reading

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06-02-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 2, 2016 (Sts. Marcellinus and Peter) One of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him, “Which is the first of all the commandments?”  Jesus replied, “The first is this: Hear, O Israel!  The Lord our God is Lord … Continue reading

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05-27-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 27, 2016 Beloved: The end of all things is at hand.  Therefore be serious and sober-minded so that you will be able to pray. Above all, let your love for one another be intense, because love covers a multitude … Continue reading

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05-19-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 19, 2016 Jesus said, “. . . if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. Better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into Gehenna, … Continue reading

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05-17-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 17, 2016 Taking a child, he placed it in their midst, and putting his arms around it, he (Jesus) said to them (His disciples), “Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me; and whoever receives … Continue reading

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04-02-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 2, 2016 The risen Jesus said to His disciples, “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.”  Mk_16:9-15 This quote was one of St. Francis’ favorites and his motivation to do exactly what it commanded.  … Continue reading

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03-04-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 4, 2016 One of the scribes came to Jesus and asked him, “Which is the first of all the commandments?”  Jesus replied, “The first is this: ‘Hear, O Israel!  The Lord our God is Lord alone!  You shall love … Continue reading

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02-09-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 9, 2016 In refuting the Pharisees for their overly strict adherence to Jewish law, at the cost of respect for parents and neighbors, Jesus quoted Isaiah saying, ‘This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far … Continue reading

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