Category Archives: Matthew

The Gospel according to Matthew

01-16-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 16, 2020 Jesus preached the Gospel of the Kingdom and cured every disease among the people. Mt_4:23 What more could they ask for? So why do any of us doubt! ______________end of post

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01-12-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 12, 2010 (The Baptism of the Lord) Thus says the LORD: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, upon whom I have put my spirit; he shall bring forth justice to … Continue reading

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01-06-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 6, 2020 (St. Andre Bessette, Religious) Beloved: We receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him. And his commandment is this: we should believe in the name of his Son, Jesus … Continue reading

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01-05-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 5, 2020 (Epiphany Sunday) Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you. See, darkness covers the earth, and thick clouds cover the peoples; but upon you the LORD shines, and … Continue reading

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12-28-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 28, 2019 (Holy Innocents) Beloved: This is the message that we have heard from Jesus Christ and proclaim to you: God is light, and in him there is no darkness at all. If we say, “We have fellowship with … Continue reading

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12-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 26, 2019 (St. Stephen, Deacon and Martyr) Jesus said to his disciples: “Beware of men, for they will hand you over to courts and scourge you in their synagogues, and you will be led before governors and kings for … Continue reading

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12-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 22, 2019 (4th Sunday of Advent, A) (Sixth of Seven ‘O Antiphons’) “O King of all nations and keystone of the Church: come and save man, whom you formed from the dust!” “For a child has been born for … Continue reading

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12-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 16, 2019 When Jesus had come into the temple area, the chief priests and the elders of the people approached him as he was teaching and said, “By what authority are you doing these things? And who gave you … Continue reading

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12-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 13, 2019 (St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr) Jesus said,  “John came neither eating nor drinking, and they said, ‘He is possessed by a demon.’  The Son of Man came eating and drinking and they said, ‘Look, he is a … Continue reading

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12-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 11, 2019 Jesus said to the crowds: “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of … Continue reading

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12-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 10, 2019 Like a shepherd he feeds his flock; in his arms he gathers the lambs, Carrying them in his bosom, and leading the ewes with care.   Is_40:1-11 Jesus said to his disciples: “What is your opinion? If a … Continue reading

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12-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 8, 2019 (2nd Sunday Advent, A) On that day, a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom.  The spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him: a spirit of wisdom … Continue reading

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12-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 7, 2019 (St. Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) The Prophet Isaiah said, “No longer will your Teacher hide himself, but with your own eyes you shall see your Teacher, while from behind, a voice shall sound in … Continue reading

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12-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 6, 2019 (St. Nicholas, Bishop) Thus says the Lord GOD: But a very little while, and Lebanon shall be changed into an orchard, and the orchard be regarded as a forest! On that day the deaf shall hear the … Continue reading

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12-05-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 5, 2019 Jesus said to his disciples: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the Kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.” “Everyone who listens to these … Continue reading

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12-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 2, 2019 Jesus said, “Amen, I say to you, in no one in Israel have I found such faith. I say to you, many will come from the east and the west, and will recline with Abraham, Isaac, and … Continue reading

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12-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 1, 2019 (First Sunday of Advent) Jesus said, “Be sure of this: if the master of the house had known the hour of night when the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and not let his house … Continue reading

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11-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 01, 2019 (Solemnity of All Saints) Jesus taught the people, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit,      for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they who mourn,      for they will be comforted. Blessed are the … 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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10-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 12, 2019 Jesus said, “.. blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it.”  Lk_11:27-28 And the Angels sang . . . – “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. … Continue reading

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10-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 4, 2019 (St. Francis of Assisi) St. Paul wrote, “Brothers and sisters: May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.” Gal_6:14-18 … Continue reading

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10-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 2, 2019 (Holy Guardian Angels) Jesus said, “See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven always look upon the face of my heavenly Father.” Mt_18:1-5,10 Guardian … Continue reading

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09-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 23, 2019 (St. Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest, ‘Padre Pio’) Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your heavenly Father. Mt_5:16 Jesus said to the crowd: “No one who lights a lamp … Continue reading

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09-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 21, 2019 (St. Matthew, Apostle) . . behold, the angel of the Lord* appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. For it … Continue reading

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08-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 31, 2019 Jesus told a parable about appropriate use of our God-given talents.  If they are used for selfish gain, they will diminish.  And if they are squandered or hidden out of fear, they will be taken away.  But, … Continue reading

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08-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 30, 2019 In a similar version of Luke’s Gospel reading that we just heard last Sunday, Jesus told a parable about the Kingdom of God and our timing and preparation.  “Then the door was locked.  Afterwards the other virgins … Continue reading

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08-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 27, 2019 (St. Monica) O LORD, you have probed me and you know me; you know when I sit and when I stand; you understand my thoughts from afar.  My journeys and my rest you scrutinize, with all my … Continue reading

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08-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 23, 2019 (St. Rose of Lima, Virgin) After the death of her husband, Ruth said to her mother-in-law, Naomi, “Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you! For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I … Continue reading

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08-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 22, 2019 (Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Jesus said, “The Kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.” Mt_22:1-14 . . . No holds barred for all who worthily come! … Continue reading

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08-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 21, 2019 (St. Pius X, Pope) Jesus told a parable, referring to the Kingdom of God, about a landowner who hired workers throughout a day.  When it came to payment time the ones who worked all day were upset … Continue reading

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08-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 19, 2019 (St. John Eudes, Priest) A young man approached Jesus and said, “Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?”  He answered him, “Why do you ask me about the good?  There is only One who … Continue reading

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