Tag Archives: John the Baptist

12-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 16, 2018 (3rd Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday) Shout for joy, O daughter Zion! . . . the King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst, . . . Fear not, O Zion, be not discouraged!  Zep_3:14-18a God … Continue reading

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12-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 15, 2018 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 has already come, and they … Continue reading

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12-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 9, 2018 (2nd Sunday Advent, Yr. C) “I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will continue to complete it until the day of Christ Jesus.”  Phil_1:4-6,8-11 John went throughout the whole … Continue reading

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06-21-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 21, 2018 (St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious) Like a fire there appeared the prophet Elijah whose words were as a flaming furnace. . . . You were taken aloft in a whirlwind of fire, in a chariot with fiery horses. … Continue reading

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01-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 13, 2018 There was no other child of Israel more handsome than Saul; . . . Then, from a flask he had with him, Samuel poured oil on Saul’s head; he also kissed him, saying: “The LORD anoints you … Continue reading

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01-04-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 4, 2018 (St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious) John was standing with two of his disciples, and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.  The two disciples heard what he said and followed Jesus.  … Continue reading

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01-03-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 3, 2017 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 … 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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12-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 21, 2017 Elizabeth said to Mary, “Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled.”  Lk_1:39-45 Elizabeth had known the whole story before Mary even got there.  She and John were … Continue reading

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12-19-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 19, 2017 The angel said to Zechariah, “… your prayer has been heard.  Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall name him John. . . . He will be filled with the Holy Spirit even … Continue reading

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12-16-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 16, 2017 Sirach wrote, How awesome are you, Elijah, in your wondrous deeds! . . . You were destined, it is written, in time to come to put an end to wrath before the day of the LORD, To … Continue reading

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12-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 14, 2017 (St. John of the Cross, Priest and Doctor of the Church) 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 … Continue reading

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12-10-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 10, 2017 (2nd Sunday of Advent, B) John the Baptist proclaimed: “One mightier than I is coming after me. I am not worthy to stoop and loosen the thongs of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; he … Continue reading

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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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