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08-01-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 1, 2017 (St. Alphonsus Liguori, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Merciful and gracious is the LORD, slow to anger and abounding in kindness. . . . For as the heavens are high above the earth, so surpassing is … Continue reading

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07-17-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 17, 2017 Pharaoh then commanded all his subjects, “Throw into the river every boy that is born to the Hebrews,”  Ex_1:8-14,22 They always talk about the light at the end of the tunnel, the blue skies beyond the cloudy … Continue reading

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05-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 3, 2017 (Ss. Philip and James, Apostles) Jesus said, “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes in me will do the works that I do, and will do greater ones than these, because I am going to the … Continue reading

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04-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 26, 2017 God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to … Continue reading

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04-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 13, 2017 (Holy Thursday) Jesus had just washed His disciples feet and put his garments back on and reclined at table again, he said to them, “Do you realize what I have done for you?  You call me ‘teacher’ … Continue reading

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03-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 3, 2017 (St. Katharine Drexel) Thus says the Lord GOD: This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your bread with … Continue reading

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12-29-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 29, 2016 (St. Thomas Becket, Bishop and Martyr) The child’s father and mother were amazed at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall … Continue reading

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10-03-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 3, 2016 Jesus tells a parable about a compassionate foreigner. After none of the locals would help their mugged compatriot, it took a foreigner to stop and assist the half-murdered man.  Jesus tells us that he was moved with … Continue reading

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08-11-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 11, 2016 (St. Clare of Assisi, Virgin) Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him?  As many as seven times?”  Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven … Continue reading

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10-19-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 19, 2015 (Saints John de Brébeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs) God said to the rich miser, “You fool, this night your life will be demanded of you; and the things you have prepared, to whom will … Continue reading

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08-25-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 25, 2015 The word of God is living and effective, able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart.   Heb 4:12 There is a heart condition, beloved, for which there is no cure.  The symptoms are tears for true … Continue reading

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06-22-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 22, 2015 Jesus said, “the measure with which you measure will be measured out to you.  Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own eye?  How can … Continue reading

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04-24-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 24, 2015 On his journey, as he (Saul) was nearing Damascus, a light from the sky suddenly flashed around him.  He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to him, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?”  … Continue reading

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03-23-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 23, 2015 Jesus said to the condemning judges, or maybe it was the judging condemned, “Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.”  Jn 8:1-11 And no stones were … Continue reading

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03-03-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 3, 2015 (St. Katharine Drexel) Jesus said, “The greatest among you must be your servant.  Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”  Mt_23:1-12 It’s called “Servant Leadership.”  And it means: leading by example, … Continue reading

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12-01-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 1, 2014 The prophet Isaiah said, “They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; One nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they train for war again.”   Is 2:1-5 Is that … Continue reading

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10-20-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 20, 2014 Jesus told the story of a man who reached the pinnacle of worldly success and then sat down and said to himself, “Now as for you, you have so many good things stored up for many years, … Continue reading

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09-16-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 16, 2014 (Saints Cornelius, Pope, and Cyprian, Bishop, Martyrs) The only son of a widow from a town called Nain had died leaving the widow destitute with no family, income or means of survival.  Jesus was moved with pity … Continue reading

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09-12-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 12, 2014 (Most Holy Name of Mary) Jesus said, “Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own?”  Lk 6:39-42 Hmmm, something to deeply ponder . . . … Continue reading

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02-20-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 20, 2014 St. James said, “My brothers and sisters, show no partiality…”  “Did not God choose those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the Kingdom that he promised to those who … Continue reading

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02-19-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 19, 2014 St. James said, “everyone should be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger”  Jas 1:19-27 Just great advice!  Imagine a world like that! Jesus took the blind man by the hand and led him outside … Continue reading

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02-13-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 13, 2014 A foreigner asked Jesus for the healing of her daughter and Jesus replied, “Let the children be fed first.  For it is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs.”  … Continue reading

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01-17-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 17, 2014 (St. Anthony of the Desert, Abbot) In the days of Samuel the great prophet and seer, the Israelites . . . refused to listen to Samuel’s warning and said, “Not so! There must be a king over … Continue reading

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11-11-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

11-11-13 (St. Martin of Tours, Bishop) Jesus said, “Things that cause sin will inevitably occur, but woe to the one through whom they occur.  It would be better for him if a millstone were put around his neck and he … Continue reading

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09-17-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

09-17-13 (St. Robert Bellarmine) Jesus said to the dead man, “‘Young man, I tell you, arise!’ The dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus gave him to his mother.”  Lk 7:11-17 Know anyone who’s “dead,” beloved? Someone … Continue reading

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