Tag Archives: joy

06-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 15, 2019 Jesus said, “Let your ‘Yes’ mean ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No’ mean ‘No.’ Anything more is from the Evil One.” Mt_5:33-37 That cuts out lying, cheating, broken promises, bad feelings, guilt and a huge source of our lack of … Continue reading

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06-05-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 5, 2019 (St. Boniface, Bishop and Martyr) Jesus continued His prayer to the Father for His disciples: “I gave them your word, and the world hated them, because they do not belong to the world any more than I … Continue reading

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05-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 30, 2019 (Ascension to be celebrated Sunday) Jesus said to his disciples: “A little while and you will no longer see me, and again a little while later and you will see me.” . . . Explaining Himself, Jesus … Continue reading

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05-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 23, 2019 Jesus said to his disciples: “As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love.  If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s … Continue reading

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02-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 6, 2019 (St. Paul Miki and Companions, Martyrs) So strengthen your drooping hands and your weak knees. Make straight paths for your feet, that what is lame may not be dislocated but healed.  Strive for peace with everyone, and … Continue reading

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01-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 31, 2019 (St. John Bosco, Priest) Jesus said, “The measure with which you measure will be measured out to you, and still more will be given to you.”  Mk_4:21-25 That’s a pretty heavy statement, beloved, when we really ponder … Continue reading

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01-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 27, 2019 (3rd Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Then Nehemiah, that is, His Excellency, and Ezra the priest-scribe and the Levites who were instructing the people said to all the people: “Today is holy to the LORD your God.  Do … Continue reading

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11-08-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 8, 2018 The insatiable Pharisees again complained about Jesus saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”  So Jesus addressed this parable to them.  “What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would … Continue reading

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09-27-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 27, 2018 (St. Vincent de Paul, Priest) R. In every age, O Lord, you have been our refuge. Fill us at daybreak with your kindness, that we may shout for joy and gladness all our days.  Ps_90 And where … Continue reading

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08-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2018 The Prophet Ezekiel said, “The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, you live in the midst of a rebellious house; they have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear … Continue reading

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06-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 15, 2018 But the word of the LORD came to Elijah, “Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will be passing by.”  A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountains and crushing rocks … Continue reading

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06-14-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 14, 2018 Jesus said, “if you bring your gift to the altar, and there recall that your brother has anything against you, leave your gift there at the altar, go first and be reconciled with your brother, and then … Continue reading

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05-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 10, 2018 (St. Damien de Veuster, priest) Molokai: The Story of Father Damien (1999) Jesus said to his disciples: “A little while and you will no longer see me, and again a little while later and you will see … Continue reading

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04-02-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 2, 2017 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed, and ran to announce the news to his disciples.  And behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them.   Mt_28:8-15 Emotions!  … Continue reading

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03-11-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 11, 2018 (4th Sunday Lent, B, Laetare Sunday) Jesus said to Nicodemus: “Just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, so that everyone who believes in him may … Continue reading

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02-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 7, 2018 Continuing in His response to the Pharisee’s complaint about washing hands, Jesus summoned the crowd again and said to them, “Hear me, all of you, and understand.  Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; … Continue reading

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01-23-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 23, 2018 Jesus said, “Here are my mother and my brothers.  For whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.”  Mk_3:31-35 When we give ourselves to the will of God, beloved, there is a … 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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11-25-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 25, 2017 (St. Catherine of Alexandria, Martyr) I will give thanks to you, O LORD, with all my heart; I will declare all your wondrous deeds. I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to … Continue reading

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09-28-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 28, 2017 Sing to the LORD a new song  Ps 149 What’s the song in your heart, beloved?  Is it a good song?  Is it a praising song?  Is it a joyful song that lifts you up?  Or is … Continue reading

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08-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 20, 2017 (20th Sunday Ordinary Time A) Thus says the LORD: . . . The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, ministering to him, loving the name of the LORD, and becoming his servants—all who keep the sabbath … Continue reading

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08-02-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 2, 2017 (St. Eusebius of Vercelli, Bishop) As Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the commandments in his hands, he did not know that the skin of his face had become radiant while he … Continue reading

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05-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 18, 2017 (St. John I, Pope and Martyr) Jesus said to his disciples:  “As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love. . . . “I have told you this so that my joy … Continue reading

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05-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 4, 2017 Jesus said to the crowds: “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him, and I will raise him on the last day.  It is written in the prophets: ‘They shall all … Continue reading

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04-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 30, 2017 (Third Sunday of Easter A) David says of him: I saw the Lord ever before me, with him at my right hand I shall not be disturbed.  Therefore my heart has been glad and my tongue has … Continue reading

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03-01-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 1, 2017 (Ash Wednesday) 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 Happy March, beloved.  … Continue reading

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01-24-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 24, 2017 (St. Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Sacrifice and offering you did not desire, but a body you prepared for me; in burnt offerings and sin offerings you took no delight. Then I said, … Continue reading

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12-27-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 27, 2016 (St. John, Apostle and Evangelist) St. John wrote, “. . . what we have seen and heard we proclaim now to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; for our fellowship is with the … Continue reading

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12-06-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 6, 2016 (St. Nicholas, Bishop) A voice cries out: In the desert prepare the way of the LORD! Make straight in the wasteland a highway for our God! . . . Then the glory of the LORD shall be … Continue reading

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11-03-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 3, 2016 (St. Martin de Porres, Religious) Jesus said, “. . . there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance.”  Lk_15:1-10 If you ever … Continue reading

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10-25-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 25, 2016 Jesus said, “To what shall I compare the Kingdom of God?  It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch of dough was leavened.”  Lk_13:18-21 … Continue reading

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