Tag Archives: Abraham

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

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07-05-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 5, 2019 (St. Anthony Zaccaria, Priest) One day toward evening Isaac went out in the field, and as he looked around, he noticed that camels were approaching. Rebekah, too, was looking about, and when she saw him, she alighted … Continue reading

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04-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 11, 2019 (St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr) When Abram prostrated himself, God spoke to him . . .  Gn_17:3-9 You know what, beloved, sometimes it takes a little humility, a little reverence and a little prayer to hear God.  … Continue reading

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10-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 15, 2018 (Saint Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church) Brothers and sisters: It is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the freeborn woman. The son of the … Continue reading

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10-12-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 12, 2018 (Our Lady of the Pillar) In speaking about Faith and the (Jewish) Law, St. Paul wrote: “all who depend on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written, ‘Cursed be everyone who does … Continue reading

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03-22-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 22, 2018 Jesus said to the Jews: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever keeps my word will never see death.”  So the Jews said to him, “Now we are sure that you are possessed. Abraham died, as did … Continue reading

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02-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 25, 2018 (Second Sunday of Lent, B) the LORD’s messenger called to Abraham from heaven and said: “I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you acted as you did in not withholding from me your beloved son, … Continue reading

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07-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 7, 2017 Abraham’s servant asked him: “What if the woman is unwilling to follow me to this land? Should I then take your son back to the land from which you migrated?” Abraham replied, “Never take my son back … Continue reading

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07-06-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 6, 2017 (St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr) God called, “Abraham!”  “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah.  There you shall … Continue reading

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07-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 5, 2017 (St. Anthony Zaccaria, Priest) God said to Abraham: “Do not be distressed about the boy (Ishmael) or about your slave woman (Hagar).  Heed the demands of Sarah, no matter what she is asking of you; for it … Continue reading

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04-06-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 6, 2017 When Abram prostrated himself, God spoke to him: “My covenant with you is this: you are to become the father of a host of nations.  No longer shall you be called Abram; your name shall be Abraham, … Continue reading

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09-14-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 14, 2016 (Exaltation of the Holy Cross) Jesus said to Nicodemus: “No one has gone up to heaven except the one who has come down from heaven, the Son of Man.  And just as Moses lifted up the serpent … Continue reading

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04-27-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 27, 2016 I rejoiced because they said to me, “We will go up to the house of the LORD.”   Ps 122 For roughly 2000 years before the coming of Jesus, the Jewish people firmly kept a covenant promise that … Continue reading

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04-19-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 19, 2014 (Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil) Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.  Gn 1:1-2:2 God said to Abraham, “I will bless you abundantly and make your descendants as countless as the stars of the … Continue reading

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03-16-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 16, 2014 (2nd Sunday of Lent, A) The LORD said to Abram (prefiguring Jesus), “I will bless you; I will make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.”  “All the communities of the earth shall find … Continue reading

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09-29-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

09-29-13 (26th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus told a parable about two men. One was wealthy and content and comfortable, while the other was poor and miserable and hungry. The poor man begged for his survival, while the rich man … Continue reading

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