Category Archives: Matthew

The Gospel according to Matthew

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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08-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 17, 2019 Jesus said, “Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Mt_19:13-15 When many of us grew up, the words we would often hear were, … Continue reading

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08-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2019 (St. Stephen of Hungary) Joshua addressed all the people: “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel: . . . “I gave you a land that you had not tilled and cities that you had not built, … Continue reading

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08-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 14, 2019 (St. Maximilian Kolbe, Priest and Martyr) Jesus said, “Again, amen, I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything for which they are to pray, it shall be granted to them by my … Continue reading

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08-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 13, 2019 The disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven?” He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become … Continue reading

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08-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 12, 2019 (St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious) In response to the tax collector’s interrogation of Peter about collecting taxes from Jesus, Jesus said, “But that we may not offend them, go to the sea, drop in a hook, … Continue reading

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08-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 9, 2019 Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.  For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for … Continue reading

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08-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2019 (St. Dominic, Priest) From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer greatly from the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed and on the … Continue reading

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08-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 7, 2019 (Pope St. Sixtus and Deacons, Martyrs) . . A Canaanite woman of that district came and called out, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David!  My daughter is tormented by a demon.”  After her continuous pleading, … Continue reading

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08-05-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 5, 2019 (Dedication of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore) Jesus: Taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing, broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, who in … Continue reading

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08-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 3, 2019 May God have pity on us and bless us; may he let his face shine upon us.  So may your way be known upon earth; among all nations, your salvation.  Ps 67 Blessed are they who are … Continue reading

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08-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 2, 2019 Jesus came to his native place and taught the people in their synagogue.  They were astonished and said, “Where did this man get such wisdom and mighty deeds? Is he not the carpenter’s son? Is not his … Continue reading

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07-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 30, 2019 (St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said, “He who sows good seed is the Son of Man, the field is the world, the good seed the children of the Kingdom.  The weeds are … Continue reading

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07-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 27, 2019 ‘Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where have the weeds come from?’ He answered, ‘An enemy has done this.’ His slaves said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them … Continue reading

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07-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 25, 2019 (St. James, Apostle) Jesus said to His disciples, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and the great ones make their authority over them felt. But it shall not be so among … Continue reading

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07-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 24, 2019 (St. Sharbel Makhluf, Monk, Priest and Hermit) Jesus got into a boat and sat down, and the whole crowd stood along the shore.  And he spoke to them at length in parables, saying: “A sower went out … Continue reading

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07-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 23, 2019 (St. Bridget of Sweden, Religious) While Jesus was speaking to the crowds, his mother and his brothers appeared outside, wishing to speak with him. Someone told him, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, asking to … Continue reading

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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

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