Tag Archives: John the Baptist

08-29-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 29, 2017 (The Passion of St. John the Baptist) St. Paul boldly wrote, You yourselves know, brothers and sisters, that our reception among you was not without effect.  Rather, after we had suffered and been insolently treated, as you … Continue reading

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08-05-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 5, 2017 . . at a birthday celebration for Herod, the daughter of Herodias performed a dance before the guests and delighted Herod so much that he swore to give her whatever she might ask for.   Mt_14:1-12 We always … Continue reading

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02-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 3, 2017 (St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr) Let brotherly love continue.  Do not neglect hospitality, for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels.  Heb_13:1-8 When was the last time you entertained an angel, beloved?  Maybe it was your own … Continue reading

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12-16-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 16, 2016 Jesus said to the Jews: “You sent emissaries to John, and he testified to the truth.  I do not accept testimony from a human being, but I say this so that you may be saved.  John was … Continue reading

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12-15-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 15, 2016 Though the mountains leave their place and the hills be shaken, My love shall never leave you nor my covenant of peace be shaken, says the LORD, who has mercy on you. Is_54:1-10 What more hope-filled message … Continue reading

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12-10-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 10, 2016 How awesome are you, Elijah, in your wondrous deeds!  Sir_48:1-4,9-11 Jesus answered His disciples, “Elijah will indeed come and restore all things; but I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him … Continue reading

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12-04-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 4, 2016 (2nd Sunday Advent, A) John the Baptist said, “Even now the ax lies at the root of the trees.  Therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.” … Continue reading

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07-30-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 30, 2016 (St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said, “Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven.”   Mt_5:10 In today’s Scripture readings we hear how … Continue reading

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05-31-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 31, 2016 (Feast of the 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 … Continue reading

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01-11-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 11, 2016 After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the Gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. The Kingdom of God is at hand.  Repent, and believe in the Gospel.”   Mk_1:14-20 The TIME was … Continue reading

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12-23-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 23, 2015 Thus says the Lord GOD: Lo, I am sending my messenger to prepare the way before me. And suddenly there will come to the temple the LORD whom you seek, and the messenger of the covenant whom … Continue reading

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12-19-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 19, 2015 There was a certain man from Zorah, of the clan of the Danites, whose name was Manoah.  His wife was barren and had borne no children.  An angel of the LORD appeared to the woman and said … Continue reading

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12-10-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 10, 2015 Jesus said to the crowds: “Amen, I say to you, among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the Kingdom of heaven is greater than he.”   … Continue reading

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08-29-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 29, 2015 (The Passion of St. John the Baptist) King Herod was so impressed with his step-daughter’s performance that he promised her: “I will grant you whatever you ask of me, even to half of my kingdom.” She went … Continue reading

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08-15-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 15, 2015 (The Assumption 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, “Blessed are you among … Continue reading

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06-24-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 24, 2015 (Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist) Truly you have formed my inmost being; you knit me in my mother’s womb.  I give you thanks that I am fearfully, wonderfully made; wonderful are your works.  … Continue reading

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02-06-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 6, 2015 (St. Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs) Herod feared John, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man, and kept him in custody.  When he heard him speak he was very much perplexed, yet he liked to … Continue reading

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12-24-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 24, 2014 When King David was settled in his palace, and the LORD had given him rest from his enemies on every side, he said to Nathan the prophet, “Here I am living in a house of cedar, while … Continue reading

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12-23-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 23, 2014 When the time arrived for Elizabeth to have her child, she gave birth to a son.  Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy toward her, and they rejoiced with her.  They … Continue reading

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12-19-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 19, 2014 To the future mother of Samson, An angel of the LORD appeared to the woman and said to her, “Though you are barren and have had no children, yet you will conceive and bear a son. . … Continue reading

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12-13-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 13, 2014 (St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr) . . the disciples asked Jesus, “Why do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?”  He said in reply, “Elijah will indeed come and restore all things; but I tell you that Elijah … Continue reading

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05-31-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 31, 2014 (The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,”  Lk 1:39-56 Mary’s visitation to her cousin Elizabeth – a sign of respect, … Continue reading

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01-19-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 19, 2014 (Second Sunday, Ordinary Time) John the Baptist said of Jesus: “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.”  Jn 1:29-34 Only possible through God.  Only possible by God. Salvation!  Forgiveness of Sin. … Continue reading

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01-11-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

01-11-2014 John the Baptist spoke of Jesus saying, “He must increase; I must decrease.”  Jn 3:22-30 Something we can say to ourselves a hundred times a day! Jesus must increase in us and the greed and selfishness of ‘I’ must … Continue reading

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01-03-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

01-03-2014  John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.”  John testified further, saying, “I saw the Spirit come down like a dove from the sky … Continue reading

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01-02-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

01-02-2014 (Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church) John the Baptist answered the Levites’ inquisition about his identity by saying, “I am the voice of one crying out in the desert, ‘Make straight the … Continue reading

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12-19-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-19-13 (The Annunciation to Zechariah) On the sixth day before Christmas my True Love gave to me . . . a message so astounding that for nine months – without speech I would be. An angel came to Zechariah, the … Continue reading

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12-14-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-14-13 (St. John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus answered His disciples’ question about the prophet Elijah with these words, “Elijah will indeed come and restore all things; but I tell you that Elijah has already … Continue reading

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12-08-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-08-13 (2nd Sunday Advent, A) John the Baptist said, “I am baptizing you with water, for repentance, but the one who is coming after me is mightier than I.  I am not worthy to carry his sandals.  He will baptize … Continue reading

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10-21-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

10-21-13 Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, prophesied in thanksgiving to God, “This was the oath he (God) swore to our father Abraham: to set us free from the hands of our enemies,  free to worship him without fear, … Continue reading

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