Category Archives: Mark

The Gospel according to Mark

07-01-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 1, 2018 (13th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Jesus took the child by the hand and said to her, “Talitha koum,” which means, “Little girl, I say to you, arise!”   Mk_5:21-43 “Your faith has saved you.” Jesus continually informs people … Continue reading

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06-17-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 17, 2018 (11th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Brothers and sisters: We are always courageous, although we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by … Continue reading

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06-05-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 5, 2018 (St. Boniface, Bishop and Martyr) Some Pharisees and Herodians were sent to Jesus to ensnare him in his speech.  They asked, “Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not? Should we pay or … Continue reading

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06-03-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 3, 2018 (Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ) Moses took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, saying, “This is the blood of the covenant that the LORD has made with you in accordance … Continue reading

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06-01-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 1, 2018 (St. Justin, Martyr) St. Peter said, “Beloved: The end of all things is at hand.  Therefore be serious and sober-minded so that you will be able to pray.”   1_Pt 4:7-13 Early in the morning, as they … Continue reading

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05-29-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 29, 2018 Peter began to say to Jesus, “We have given up everything and followed you.” Jesus said, “Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or brothers or sisters or mother or … Continue reading

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05-28-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 28, 2018 Jesus said to His disciples, “Children, how hard it is to enter the Kingdom of God!  It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to … Continue reading

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05-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 25, 2018 (St. Pope Gregory VII, Hildebrand) Jesus said, “from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female. For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the … Continue reading

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05-24-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 24, 2018 Come now, you rich, weep and wail over your impending miseries.  Jas_5:1-6 Blessed are the poor in spirit; the Kingdom of heaven is theirs!  Mt_5:3 Jesus said to his disciples:  “Whoever causes one of these little ones … Continue reading

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05-23-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 23, 2018 Beloved: Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we shall go into such and such a town, spend a year there doing business, and make a profit” – you have no idea what your life will … Continue reading

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05-22-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 22, 2018 (St. Rita of Cascia, Augustinian Sister) Submit yourselves to God. Resist the Devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.  Jas_4:1-10 Jesus said, “If anyone wishes to … Continue reading

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04-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 25, 2018 (St. Mark, Evangelist) Beloved:  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 hand of God, that he may … Continue reading

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04-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 7, 2018 After His resurrection, Jesus said to His disciples, “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature.”  Mk_16:9-15 “Once upon a time . . .”  Most people love ‘once upon a time’ stories!  Tell … Continue reading

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03-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 9, 2018 (St. Frances of Rome, Religious) 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 … Continue reading

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02-18-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 18, 2018 (2nd Sunday Lent, B) The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days, tempted by Satan.  Mk_1:12-15 Ever been in the desert, beloved?  Lost, hot, hungry, alone!  Noah was, … Continue reading

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02-12-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 12, 2018 The Pharisees came forward and began to argue with Jesus, seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him.   Mk_8:11-13 A man was standing in the middle of his field, his face to the wind, when … Continue reading

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02-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 10, 2018 (St. Scholastica, Virgin) Jesus summoned the disciples and said, “My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, because they have been with me now for three days and have nothing to eat. If I send them … Continue reading

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02-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 9, 2018 And people brought to him (Jesus) a deaf man who had a speech impediment and begged him to lay his hand on him. He took him off by himself away from the crowd.  He put his finger … Continue reading

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02-08-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 8, 2018 (St. Josephine Bakhita, Virgin) A non-Jewish, Gentile woman pleaded with Jesus to heal her daughter.  He said to her, “Let the children be fed first.  For it is not right to take the food of the children … Continue reading

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02-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 7, 2018 Continuing in His response to the Pharisee’s complaint about washing hands, Jesus summoned the crowd again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand.  Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; … Continue reading

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02-06-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 6, 2018 (St. Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs) The Pharisees and scribes questioned him (Jesus), “Why do your disciples not follow the tradition of the elders but instead eat a meal with unclean hands?”  He responded, “Well did Isaiah … Continue reading

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02-01-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 1, 2018 Jesus said to them, “Wherever you enter a house, stay there until you leave from there.  Whatever place does not welcome you or listen to you, leave there and shake the dust off your feet in testimony … Continue reading

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1-28-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 28, 2018 (4th Sunday, Ordinary Time, B) Then they came to Capernaum, and on the sabbath Jesus entered the synagogue and taught. The people were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority . . … Continue reading

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01-26-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 26, 2018 (Ss. Timothy and Titus, Bishops) Jesus said to the crowds: “This is how it is with the Kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on the land and would sleep and … Continue reading

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01-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 25, 2018 (Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle) Jesus appeared to the Eleven and said to them: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not … Continue reading

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01-23-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 23, 2018 Jesus said, “Here are my mother and my brothers.  For whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.”  Mk_3:31-35 When we give ourselves to the will of God, beloved, there is a … Continue reading

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01-22-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 22, 2018 (St. Vincent, Deacon and Martyr) 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. . . .  … Continue reading

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01-21-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 21, 2018 (3rd Sunday Ordinary Time, B) I tell you, brothers and sisters, the time is running out.  1_Cor_7:29-31 “This is the time of fulfillment.  The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.”   Mk_1:14-20 … Continue reading

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01-19-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 19, 2018 Jesus appointed Twelve, whom he also named Apostles, that they might be with him and he might send them forth to preach and to have authority to drive out demons:  Mk_3:13-19 David said to Saul the king: … Continue reading

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01-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 15, 2018 Samuel said to Saul, the King of Israel, “Does the LORD so delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obedience to the command of the LORD?  Obedience is better than sacrifice, and submission than the fat … Continue reading

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01-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 13, 2018 There was no other child of Israel more handsome than Saul; . . . Then, from a flask he had with him, Samuel poured oil on Saul’s head; he also kissed him, saying: “The LORD anoints you … Continue reading

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