Category Archives: Matthew

The Gospel according to Matthew

07-21-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 21, 2018 (St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus warned those He healed, not to make him known.  This was to fulfill what had been spoken through Isaiah the prophet: “Behold, my servant whom I … Continue reading

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07-20-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 20, 2018 When Hezekiah was mortally ill, the prophet Isaiah, son of Amoz, came and said to him: “Thus says the LORD: Put your house in order, for you are about to die; you shall not recover.” . . … Continue reading

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07-19-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 19, 2018 Jesus said: “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart;”   Mt_11:28-30 You know, beloved, sometimes being meek and humble of heart can be a pretty hard thing to … Continue reading

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07-18-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 18, 2018 (St. Camillus de Lellis, Priest) Jesus exclaimed: “I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the … Continue reading

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07-17-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 17, 2018 Jesus began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had not repented.  “Woe to you, . . .”  Mt_11:20-24 Well!  It was bad enough that His own hometown neighbors … Continue reading

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07-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 16, 2018 (Our Lady of Mt. Carmel) Jesus said, “Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever does … Continue reading

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07-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 13, 2018 Jesus said to his Apostles: “Behold, I am sending you like sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd as serpents and simple as doves. . . . do not worry about how you are to … Continue reading

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07-12-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 12, 2018 Jesus said to his Apostles: “As you go, make this proclamation: ‘The Kingdom of heaven is at hand.’  Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, drive out demons.  Without cost you have received; without cost … Continue reading

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07-11-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 11, 2018 (St. Benedict of Nursia, Abbot) Jesus summoned his Twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits to drive them out and to cure every disease and every illness. . . . He said, “As you go, … Continue reading

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07-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 7, 2018 Jesus said, “No one patches an old cloak with a piece of unshrunken cloth, for its fullness pulls away from the cloak and the tear gets worse.  People do not put new wine into old wineskins.  Otherwise … Continue reading

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07-06-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 6, 2018 (St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr) The Prophet Amos said, “Hear this, you who trample upon the needy and destroy the poor of the land!  ‘When will the new moon be over,’ you ask, ‘that we may … Continue reading

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07-05-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 5, 2018 (St. Elizabeth of Portugal) Jesus said to the disbelieving scribes, “Why do you harbor evil thoughts?  Which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise and walk’?  But that you may know that … Continue reading

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07-02-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 2, 2018 A scribe approached and said to him (Jesus), “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus answered him, “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to … Continue reading

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06-30-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 30, 2018 When Jesus entered Capernaum, a centurion approached him and appealed to him, saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, suffering dreadfully.”  He said to him, “I will come and cure him.”  The centurion said in … Continue reading

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06-29-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 29, 2018 (Ss. Peter and Paul, Apostles) Jesus asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”  They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”  He … Continue reading

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06-28-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 28, 2018 (Saint Irenaeus, Bishop and Martyr) 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.”   … Continue reading

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06-26-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 26, 2018 Jesus said to His disciples, “Do to others whatever you would have them do to you.  This is the Law and the Prophets. “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road broad … Continue reading

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06-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 25, 2018 Jesus said, “How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me remove that splinter from your eye,’ while the wooden beam is in your eye? You hypocrite, remove the wooden beam from your eye first; then you … Continue reading

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06-23-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 23, 2018 Jesus said to his disciples: “No one can serve two masters.  He will either hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other.  You cannot serve God and mammon. . . … Continue reading

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06-22-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 22, 2018 Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and decay destroy, and thieves break in and steal. But store up treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor decay destroys, … Continue reading

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06-20-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 20, 2018 Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father.”  Mt_6:1-6,16-18 If we’re not doing it out of … Continue reading

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06-19-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 19, 2018 Jesus said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that … Continue reading

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06-18-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 18, 2018 King Ahab’s wife, Jezebel wrote letters in Ahab’s name and, having sealed them with his seal, sent them to the elders and to the nobles who lived in the same city with Naboth.  This is what she … Continue reading

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06-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 16, 2018 Jesus said, “Let your ‘Yes’ mean ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No’ mean ‘No.’ Anything more is from the Evil One.”   Mt_5:33-37 That means, beloved, no lying, no cheating, no promises not kept.  Be honest and straight-forward.  That’s our … Continue reading

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06-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 15, 2018 But the word of the LORD came to Elijah, “Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will be passing by.”  A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountains and crushing rocks … Continue reading

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06-14-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 14, 2018 Jesus said, “if you bring your gift to the altar, and there recall that your brother has anything against you, leave your gift there at the altar, go first and be reconciled with your brother, and then … Continue reading

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06-12-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 12, 2018 Jesus said, “You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a … Continue reading

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05-27-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 27, 2018 (Most Holy Trinity Sunday) Jesus approached (His disciples) and said to them, “All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name … 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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04-02-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 2, 2017 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed, and ran to announce the news to his disciples.  And behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them.   Mt_28:8-15 Emotions!  … Continue reading

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03-19-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 19, 2018 (St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Joseph her (Blessed Virgin Mary) husband, since he was a righteous man, yet unwilling to expose her to shame, decided to divorce her quietly.  Such was his intention when, … Continue reading

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