Category Archives: Matthew

The Gospel according to Matthew

10-15-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 15, 2017 (28th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) The Lord GOD will wipe away the tears from every face; Is_25:6-10a . . . IF that is what we are looking for! St. Paul said, “I can do all things in him … Continue reading

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10-02-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 2, 2017 (Guardian Angels) Jesus said, “Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven.  And whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me.  See that you do not despise … Continue reading

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09-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 21, 2017 (St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist) As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post.  He said to him, “Follow me.”  And he got up and followed him. Mt_9:9-13 OK, I’ve had enough … Continue reading

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09-17-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 17, 2017 (24th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive?  As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times … Continue reading

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09-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 8, 2017 (Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary) All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet:  ‘Behold, the virgin shall be with child and bear a son, and they shall name him Emmanuel,’ … Continue reading

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09-01-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 1, 2017 God did not call us to impurity but to holiness.  Therefore, whoever disregards this, disregards not a human being but God, who also gives his Holy Spirit to you.  1_Thes_4:1-8 Jesus told a parable about 5-wise and … Continue reading

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08-31-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 31, 2017 Jesus said to his disciples: “Stay awake!  For you do not know on which day your Lord will come.  Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the … Continue reading

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08-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 30, 2017 Jesus said, “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men’s bones and every kind of filth.” Mt_23:27-32 Well, not a … Continue reading

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08-28-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 28, 2017 (St. Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus harshly criticized the Pharisees and Scribes for their nearsightedness, saying;  “Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘If one swears by the temple, it means nothing, but if … Continue reading

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08-27-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 27, 2017 (21st Sunday Ordinary Time A) Jesus asked His disciples, “But who do you say that I am?”  Simon Peter said in reply, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Jesus said to him in … Continue reading

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08-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 26, 2017 Just to finish the story that began yesterday.  Ruth did follow Naomi into her land and served all the needs of her Jewish mother-in-law.  There she also served in the fields of a powerful relative of Naomi’s … Continue reading

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08-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 23, 2017 (St. Rose of Lima) Jesus said, “Are you envious because I am generous?’ Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last.”  Mt_20:1-16 Today we see the results of rebellion compared to unreservedly answering … Continue reading

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08-22-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 22, 2017 (Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Jesus said to his disciples,“everyone who has given up houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or lands for the sake of my name will receive a … Continue reading

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08-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 21, 2017 (St. Pius X, Pope) Jesus answered the rich man, “If you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments.” . . .  The young man said to him, “All of these I have observed. What do I … Continue reading

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08-19-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 19, 2017 (St. John Eudes, Priest) Joshua said to the Israelites, “If it does not please you to serve the LORD, decide today whom you will serve, the gods your fathers served beyond the River or the gods of … Continue reading

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08-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 18, 2017 Some Pharisees approached Jesus, and tested him, saying, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for any cause whatever?”  He said in reply, “Have you not read that from the beginning the Creator ‘made … Continue reading

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08-16-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2017 (St. Stephen of Hungary) Jesus said to his disciples: “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.”  Mt 18:15-20 He didn’t say Twitter it.  He didn’t say Facebook … Continue reading

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08-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 14, 2017 (St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr) The Temple tax collectors were challenging Peter about whether or not Jesus paid the tax.  Jesus told Peter to “go to the sea, drop in a hook, and take the first … Continue reading

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08-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 13, 2017 (19th Sunday Ordinary Time A) Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water toward Jesus.  But when he saw how strong the wind was he became frightened; and, beginning to sink, he … Continue reading

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08-09-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 9, 2017 (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross,Virgin and Martyr, [Edith Stein] ) The LORD said to Moses and Aaron: “How long will this wicked assembly grumble against me? I have heard the grumblings of the children of Israel … Continue reading

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08-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2017 (St. Dominic, Priest) Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses . . . They complained, “Is it through Moses alone that the LORD speaks?  Does he not speak through us also?”  Nm_12:1-13 Sometimes, beloved, Faith requires humility.  This … Continue reading

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08-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 7, 2017 (St. Sixtus and companions, Pope and Martyrs) Moses said to the LORD, “I cannot carry all this people by myself, for they are too heavy for me.”  Nm_11:4b-15 We can not rely upon ourselves for the salvation … Continue reading

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08-06-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 6, 2017 (The Transfiguration of the Lord) . . . behold, a bright cloud cast a shadow over them, then from the cloud came a voice that said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; … Continue reading

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08-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 5, 2017 . . at a birthday celebration for Herod, the daughter of Herodias performed a dance before the guests and delighted Herod so much that he swore to give her whatever she might ask for.   Mt_14:1-12 We always … Continue reading

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08-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 3, 2017 Jesus said to the disciples:  “The Kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every kind.  When it is full they haul it ashore and sit down to put what … Continue reading

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07-31-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 31, 2017 (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest) Jesus proposed a parable to the crowds.  “The Kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that a person took and sowed in a field.  It is the smallest of all the … Continue reading

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07-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 30, 2017 (17th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus said, “the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.  When he finds a pearl of great price, he goes and sells all that he has and buys … Continue reading

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07-27-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 27, 2017 Jesus said to His disciples, This is why I speak to them in parables, because ‘they look but do not see and hear but do not listen or understand.’  . . . “But blessed are your eyes, … Continue reading

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07-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 26, 2017 (Ss. Joachim and Anne) Jesus spoke to them at length in parables, saying: “A sower went out to sow.  And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path, and birds came and ate it up. . … Continue reading

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07-24-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 24, 2017 Jesus said, “At the judgment, the men of Nineveh will arise with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and there is something greater than Jonah here.  At the judgment the … Continue reading

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07-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 23, 2017 (16th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus told a parable about the interaction between good and evil:  After a farmer sowed perfectly good wheat seed in his field and found weeds among the plants, his workers wanted to … Continue reading

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