Category Archives: Matthew

The Gospel according to Matthew

12-15-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 15, 2017 Thus says the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I, the LORD, your God, teach you what is for your good, and lead you on the way you should go.  If you would hearken to … Continue reading

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12-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 14, 2017 (St. John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to the crowds: “Amen, I say to you, among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist; yet the … Continue reading

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12-09-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 9, 2017 (St. Juan Diego) Jesus sent out these Twelve after instructing them thus, “Go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. As you go, make this proclamation: ‘The Kingdom of heaven is at hand.’ Cure the … Continue reading

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12-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 7, 2017 (St. Ambrose, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) 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 … Continue reading

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12-06-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 6, 2017 (St. Nicholas, Bishop) On this mountain the LORD of hosts will provide for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, juicy, rich food and pure, choice wines. . . .  On that day it … Continue reading

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12-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 4, 2017 (St. John Damascene, Priest and Doctor of the Church) A Roman centurion asked Jesus to heal his servant who was near death.  Jesus responded in the affirmative!  And yet the centurion continued, “Lord, I am not worthy … Continue reading

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11-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 30, 2017 (St. Andrew, Apostle) How beautiful are the feet of those who bring the good news!  Rom_10:9-18 As Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and his brother … Continue reading

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11-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 26, 2017 (The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe) Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious … Continue reading

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11-19-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 19, 2017 (33rd Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus said, “For to everyone who has, more will be given and he will grow rich; but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.”  Mt_25:14-30 … Continue reading

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11-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 18, 2017 (The Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey (OFM, Cap)) Jesus said, “Will not God then secure the rights of his chosen ones who call out to him day and night? Will he be slow to answer them?  I … Continue reading

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11-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 5, 2017 (31st Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus said, “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”   Mt_23:1-12 . . . as directed to kings and presidents, to bishops and priests (and Pope Francis … Continue reading

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11-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 4, 2017 (Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop) Jesus said, “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, For I am meek and humble of heart.”   Mt_11:29ab “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who … Continue reading

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10-29-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 29, 2017 (30th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) A scholar of the law (a Jewish Lawyer) tested Jesus asking, “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?”  He said to him, “You shall love the Lord, your God, with … Continue reading

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10-22-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 22, 2017 (29th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus responded to His challenge, “Show me the coin that pays the census tax.”  Then they handed him the Roman coin.  He said to them, “Whose image is this and whose inscription?”  … Continue reading

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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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