Tag Archives: humility

11-07-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 7, 2021(32nd Sunday Ordinary Time, B)A poor widow was asked by the prophet Elijah to bring him a little water and some food.  The widow, with little to offer, replied, “Just now I was collecting a couple of sticks, … Continue reading

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10-30-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 30, 2021Jesus said, “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”  Lk_14:1,7-11 Quite a stretch from the philosophy of today’s world.  But then again there were always those who overly-exalt … Continue reading

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09-28-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 28, 2021 (St. Wenceslaus, Martyr) The Samaritans would not welcome Jesus, because the destination of his journey was Jerusalem. When the disciples James and John saw this they asked, “Lord, do you want us to call down fire from … Continue reading

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09-27-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 27, 2021 (St. Vincent dePaul, Priest) The apostle John said to Jesus, “Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name and we tried to prevent him because he does not follow in our company.” Jesus said to … Continue reading

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09-19-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 19, 2021 (25th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) 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 … Continue reading

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08-21-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 21, 2021(St. Pius X, Pope)Boaz took Ruth. When they came together as man and wife, the LORD enabled her to conceive and she bore a son. . . . And the neighbor women gave him his name, at the … Continue reading

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06-21-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 21, 2021(St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious)Preaching the virtue of humility and being non-judgmental, Jesus said, “Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own eye? How can you say … Continue reading

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05-26-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 26, 2021 (St. Philip Neri, Priest) Come to our aid, O God of the universe, look upon us, show us the light of your mercies, and put all the nations in dread of you!  Thus they will know, as … Continue reading

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03-13-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 13, 2021 Jesus told a parable about the self-righteous and the self-knowing and concluded: “the tax collector stood off at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven but beat his breast and prayed, ‘O God, … Continue reading

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03-02-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 2, 2021 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 Sometimes we can get so self-conscious about what others think of us, how … Continue reading

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02-14-21 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 14, 2020 (6th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) A leper came to Jesus and kneeling down begged him and said, “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand, touched him, and said … Continue reading

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11-17-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 17, 2020 (St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious) A wealthy tax collector named Zacchaeus, who was short in stature . . . ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree in order to see Jesus, who was about to pass that … Continue reading

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11-04-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 4, 2020 (St. Charles Borromeo, Bishop) Do everything without grumbling or questioning, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like lights … Continue reading

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11-03-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 3, 2020 (St. Martin de Porres, Religious) Brothers and sisters: Have among yourselves the same attitude that is also yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something … Continue reading

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09-28-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 28, 2020 John said to Jesus, “Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name and we tried to prevent him because he does not follow in our company.” Jesus said to him,  “Do not prevent him, for … Continue reading

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09-27-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 27, 2020 (26th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to be grasped.  Rather, he emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, coming in human … Continue reading

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08-23-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 23, 2020 (21st Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Jesus said to His disciples, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter said in reply, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Jesus said to him … Continue reading

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08-22-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 22, 2020 (The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Jesus said to His disciples, “As for you, do not be called ‘Rabbi.’ You have but one teacher, and you are all brothers. Call no one on earth your father; … Continue reading

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08-11-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 11, 2020 (St. Clare, Virgin) Jesus said to His disciples, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the Kingdom of heaven. Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest … Continue reading

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05-07-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 7, 2020 When Jesus had washed the disciples’ feet, he said to them: “Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any messenger greater than the one who sent him. If you understand … Continue reading

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03-11-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 11, 2020 The mother of the sons of Zebedee approached Jesus with her sons and did him homage, wishing to ask him for something. He said to her, “What do you wish?” She answered him, “Command that these two … Continue reading

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03-10-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 10, 2020 Jesus said to His disciples, “As for you, do not be called ‘Rabbi.’ You have but one teacher, and you are all brothers. Call no one on earth your father; you have but one Father in heaven. … Continue reading

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02-25-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 25, 2020 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 Alleluia Verse Humble yourselves before the Lord and he … Continue reading

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02-07-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 7, 2020 After offering his daughter up to half of his kingdom, The girl hurried back to the king’s (Herod’s) presence and made her request, “I want you to give me at once on a platter the head of … Continue reading

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02-03-2020 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 3, 2020 (St. Blase, Bishop and Martyr) In desperate flight from the wrath of his son Absalom, David fled Jerusalem.  As David went up the Mount of Olives, he wept without ceasing. His head was covered, and he was … Continue reading

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11-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 25, 2019 (St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr) Daniel was resolved not to defile himself with the king’s food or wine. . . . Daniel said to the steward whom the chief chamberlain had put in charge of … Continue reading

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10-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 17, 2019 (St. Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr) Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD; LORD, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to my voice in supplication.  If you, O LORD, mark iniquities, … Continue reading

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09-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 30, 2019 (St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus took a child and placed it by his side and said to them (His disciples), “Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me … Continue reading

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09-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 1, 2019 (22nd Sunday Ordinary Time C) My child, conduct your affairs with humility, and you will be loved more than a giver of gifts. Humble yourself the more, the greater you are, and you will find favor with … 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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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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