Tag Archives: fasting

02-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 16, 2018 Fasting?  The Lord says: “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 the hungry, sheltering the … Continue reading

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04-25-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 25, 2016 (St. Mark, Evangelist) Be sober and vigilant.  Your opponent the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.  Resist him, steadfast in faith, knowing that your brothers and sisters throughout the world … Continue reading

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02-12-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 12, 2016 Through the Prophet Isaiah, the LORD spoke these words about true fasting and its reward:  This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke;  Setting free the oppressed, … Continue reading

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01-29-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 29, 2016 They say, idle hands are the devil’s workshop.  Today we hear the story of David and Bathsheba.   While his army was out fighting the battles, King David was taking a siesta and lounging around on the … Continue reading

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02-20-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 20, 2015 (Blessed Jacinta and Francisco Marto) 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 … Continue reading

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02-17-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 17, 2015 Jesus said to His disciples, “Watch out, guard against the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.”  Mk 8:14-21 Sometimes we use figures of speech to make a point because it might be easier to … Continue reading

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01-19-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 19, 2015 People came to Jesus and objected, “Why do the disciples of John and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?”  Jesus answered them, “Can the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is … Continue reading

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08-18-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 18, 2014 Jesus said to the young man seeking eternal life, “If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.”  Mt … Continue reading

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06-18-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 18, 2014 Jesus said to his disciples:  “. . when you give alms, do not let your left hand know what your right is doing, so that your almsgiving may be secret. . .  when you pray, go to … Continue reading

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03-09-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 9, 2014 (First Sunday of Lent, A) The second Creation story in the Book of Genesis culminates in Adam and Eve’s Fall from God’s grace, when they lost their trust, their faith in Him and moved it to themselves.  … Continue reading

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03-07-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 7, 2014 (Sts. Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs) The Lord said through the Prophet Isaiah, “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; … Continue reading

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03-05-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 5, 2014 (Ash Wednesday, A) Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. Jl 2:12-18 So, … Continue reading

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