Tag Archives: humility

06-20-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 20, 2018 Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father.”  Mt_6:1-6,16-18 If we’re not doing it out of … Continue reading

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05-31-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 31, 2018 (Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary) When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the Holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Most blessed are you among … Continue reading

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04-26-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 26, 2018 Jesus said, “From now on I am telling you before it happens, so that when it happens you may believe that I AM.  Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever receives the one I send receives me, … Continue reading

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04-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 25, 2018 (St. Mark, Evangelist) Beloved:  Clothe yourselves with humility in your dealings with one another, for: ‘God opposes the proud but bestows favor on the humble.’  So humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that he may … Continue reading

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03-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 10, 2018 Jesus told a parable about two men, one proud and haughty and the other ashamed and humble:  “…the (humble) tax collector stood off at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven but beat … Continue reading

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02-28-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 28, 2018 As Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the Twelve disciples aside by themselves, and said to them on the way, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed … Continue reading

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02-27-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 27, 2018 In advising His disciples about who they should follow or not, of what they should do and not, and of the importance or insignificance of titles, Jesus said, “The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever … Continue reading

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01-02-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 2, 2018 (Ss. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church) When the Jews from Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to him (John the Baptist) to ask him, “Who are you?”  He admitted and did … Continue reading

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12-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 13, 2017 (St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr) To whom can you liken me as an equal, says the Holy One.  Lift up your eyes on high and see who has created these things: . . . The LORD is … Continue reading

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11-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 5, 2017 (31st Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus said, “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”   Mt_23:1-12 . . . as directed to kings and presidents, to bishops and priests (and Pope Francis … Continue reading

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11-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 4, 2017 (Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop) Jesus said, “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, For I am meek and humble of heart.”   Mt_11:29ab “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who … Continue reading

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10-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 14, 2017 (St. Callistus I, Pope and Martyr) While Jesus was speaking, a woman from the crowd called out and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that carried you and the breasts at which you nursed.”  He replied, … Continue reading

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08-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 26, 2017 Just to finish the story that began yesterday.  Ruth did follow Naomi into her land and served all the needs of her Jewish mother-in-law.  There she also served in the fields of a powerful relative of Naomi’s … Continue reading

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08-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2017 (St. Dominic, Priest) Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses . . . They complained, “Is it through Moses alone that the LORD speaks?  Does he not speak through us also?”  Nm_12:1-13 Sometimes, beloved, Faith requires humility.  This … Continue reading

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03-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 18, 2017 In response to a complaint by the Pharisees, that Jesus was associating with “sinners,” Jesus told a parable about a young rebel who deserted his family for independence.  When everything he did turned sour, the boy returned … Continue reading

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02-25-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 25, 2017 Jesus said to His disciples, “Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.  Amen, I say to you, whoever does not accept the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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02-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 21, 2017 Jesus sat down, called the Twelve, and said to them, “If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be the last of all and the servant of all.”  Taking a child, he placed it in their midst, … Continue reading

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01-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 20, 2017 (St. Fabian, Pope and Martyr and St. Sebastian, Martyr)  . . . this is the covenant I will establish with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord: I will put my laws in their … Continue reading

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10-31-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 31, 2016 St. Paul instructed the Church at Philippi, “Brothers and sisters: If there is any encouragement in Christ, any solace in love, any participation in the Spirit, any compassion and mercy, complete my joy by being of the … Continue reading

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10-23-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 23, 2016 (30th Sunday Ordinary Time C) Jesus said, “whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”  Lk_18:9-14 Funny, nobody likes a boaster, not even God.  Jesus warns us of the consequence … Continue reading

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10-09-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 9, 2016 (28th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus healed ten lepers at a distance, and sent them off.  As they were going they were cleansed.  And one of them, realizing he had been healed, returned, glorifying God in a … Continue reading

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08-28-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 28, 2016 (22nd Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Jesus said in a parable, “When you hold a lunch or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or your wealthy neighbors, in case they may … Continue reading

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08-09-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 9, 2016 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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10-18-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 18, 2015 (29th Sunday Ordinary Time B) Jesus said, “whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you will be the slave of all.  For the Son of Man did … Continue reading

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09-03-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 3, 2015 (St. Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church) While sitting in their boat by the shore, Jesus said to Simon, “Put out into deep water and lower your nets for a catch.”  Simon said in … Continue reading

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07-26-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 26, 2915 (Seventeenth Sunday Ordinary Time B) When the people saw the sign he had done, they said, “This is truly the Prophet, the one who is to come into the world.”  Since Jesus knew that they were going … Continue reading

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07-17-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 17, 2015 The LORD said to Moses,  “This day shall be a memorial feast for you, which all your generations shall celebrate with pilgrimage to the LORD, as a perpetual institution.” . . . “It is the Passover of … Continue reading

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06-17-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 17, 2015 St. Paul said, “God loves a cheerful giver.  Moreover, God is able to make every grace abundant for you, so that in all things, always having all you need, you may have an abundance for every good … Continue reading

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03-14-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 14, 2015 Jesus told a story about a “righteous” Pharisee and a despised tax collector.  “The Pharisee took up his position and spoke this prayer to himself, ‘O God, I thank you that I am not like the rest … 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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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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