Category Archives: Matthew

The Gospel according to Matthew

07-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 20, 2019 Jesus quoted the prophet Isaiah saying of Himself: “A bruised reed he will not break, a smoldering wick he will not quench, until he brings justice to victory.  And in his name the Gentiles will hope.”  Mt_12:14-21 … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

07-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 19, 2019 The LORD said, “This is how you are to eat it (the Passover Lamb): with your loins girt, sandals on your feet and your staff in hand, you shall eat like those who are in flight.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew, Old Testament | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-18-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 18, 2019 (St. Camillus de Lellis, Priest) Jesus said: “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 … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 17, 2019 (St. Francis Solano, OFM, Priest) At that time 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 15, 2019 (St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to His disciples, “Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

07-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 13, 2019 Continuing on the theme of coming persecutions, Jesus said to His disciples, “Therefore do not be afraid of them.  Nothing is concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known.  What I say … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 12, 2019 Jesus said, “When they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say.  You will be given at that moment what you are to say. For it will … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 10, 2019 (St. Augustine Zhao Rong, Priest and Companions, Martyrs in China) . . . all the world came to Joseph to obtain rations of grain, for famine had gripped the whole world. Gn_41:55-57;42:5-7a,17-24a Jesus sent out these Twelve after … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew, Old Testament | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 9, 2019 Jesus went around to all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom, and curing every disease and illness.  At the sight of the crowds, his heart was moved with pity … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

07-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 8, 2019 In you, my God, I place my trust.  Ps 91 Response Jacob had a dream: a stairway rested on the ground, with its top reaching to the heavens; and God’s messengers were going up and down on … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew, Old Testament, Psalms | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 6, 2019 (St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr) Jesus said, “People do not put new wine into old wineskins.  Otherwise the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined. Rather, they pour new wine into fresh … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 2, 2019 Jesus rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was great calm.  Mt_8:23-27 Does your life ever feel like a storm in the middle of the sea, beloved?  How do we respond to that?  The disciples were … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

07-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 1, 2019 (St. Junipero Serra, Priest) While the two men walked on farther toward Sodom, the LORD remained standing before Abraham. Then Abraham drew nearer to him and said: “Will you sweep away the innocent with the guilty? Suppose … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew, Old Testament | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-29-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 29, 2019 (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

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 27, 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.  Many will say to me … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 26, 2019 The LORD said to Abram, “I am the LORD who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land as a possession.” “O Lord GOD,” he asked, “how am I to know that I … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew, Old Testament | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 25, 2019 R. He who does justice will live in the presence of the Lord. Response to Psalm 15 Jesus said, “Do to others whatever you would have them do to you.  This is the Law and the Prophets.”  … Continue reading

Posted in Alleluia Verse, Gospels, Matthew, Psalms | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 22, 2019 (Ss. Thomas More, John Fisher and Paulinus of Nola) St. Paul wrote, “Therefore, that I might not become too elated, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan, to beat me, to … Continue reading

Posted in Acts and Epistles, Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 21, 2019 (St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious) 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 20, 2019 Jesus told His disciples to pray saying, “. . . forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us;. . .”  He continued, “If you forgive others their transgressions, your heavenly Father will forgive … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-18-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 18, 2019 Jesus said, “But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise on the bad and the … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 17, 2019 Jesus said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I say to you, offer no resistance to one who is evil.”  Mt_5:38-42 … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

06-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 15, 2019 Jesus said, “Let your ‘Yes’ mean ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No’ mean ‘No.’ Anything more is from the Evil One.” Mt_5:33-37 That cuts out lying, cheating, broken promises, bad feelings, guilt and a huge source of our lack of … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 13, 2019 (St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to his disciples, “You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, ‘You shall not kill; and whoever kills will be liable to judgment.’  … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

06-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 12, 2019 Brothers and sisters: Such confidence we have through Christ toward God.  Not that of ourselves we are qualified to take credit for anything as coming from us; rather, our qualification comes from God, who has indeed qualified … Continue reading

Posted in Acts and Epistles, Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

05-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 17, 2019 St. Paul said, “We ourselves are proclaiming this good news to you that what God promised our fathers he has brought to fulfillment for us, their children, by raising up Jesus, as it is written in the … Continue reading

Posted in Acts and Epistles, Gospels, John, Matthew, Psalms | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

04-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 22, 2019 (Monday of Easter Octave) 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 … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

03-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 27, 2019 Jesus said, “whoever obeys and teaches these commandments will be called greatest in the Kingdom of heaven.” Mt_5:17-19 When we were kids, our parents taught us the rules of the house.  And when we broke those rules, we … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

03-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 26, 2019 Then in anger his master handed him over to the torturers until he should pay back the whole debt.  So will my heavenly Father do to you, unless each of you forgives your brother from your heart.”  … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

03-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 22, 2019 Israel loved Joseph best of all his sons, for he was the child of his old age; and he had made him a long tunic.  When his brothers saw that their father loved him best of all … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew, Old Testament | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

03-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 20, 2019 Jesus said, “the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mt_20:17-28 The disciples were plotting who would be the greatest in the Kingdom … Continue reading

Posted in Gospels, Matthew | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment