Tag Archives: King David

01-31-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 31, 2018 (St. John Bosco, Priest) After King David declared a census be taken of all Israel, he regretted having numbered the people, and said to the LORD: “I have sinned grievously in what I have done. But now, … Continue reading

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01-30-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 30, 2018 The king (David) asked the Cushite, “Is young Absalom safe?”  The Cushite replied, “May the enemies of my lord the king and all who rebel against you with evil intent be as that young man!”  The king … Continue reading

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01-27-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 27, 2018 (St. Angela Merici, Virgin) Nathan the prophet presented a parable to King David whereby David unknowingly condemned himself for his own adulterous and murderous actions. Nathan continued, “Now, the rich man received a visitor, but he would … 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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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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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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12-24-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 24, 2016 O Leader of the House of Israel, giver of the Law to Moses on Sinai: come to rescue us with your mighty power!  Alleluia verse (missed from last Sunday) The LORD said to king David, “I will … Continue reading

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06-12-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 12, 2016 (11th Sunday Ordinary Time C) Three beautiful quotes today, too good to miss: Having been confronted with the fact that God sees and knows everything, David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the LORD.” Nathan answered … Continue reading

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02-03-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 3, 2016 (St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr) By trying to take possession of God’s people through a census, David recognized his error and pleaded for God’s mercy.  But there would be recompense.  And not only David, but the whole … Continue reading

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02-01-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 1, 2016 Today King David finds himself again on the run against an adversary.  But this time his pursuer is his own son Absalom.  The story of Absalom is an interesting one both from the point of view of … Continue reading

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06-05-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 5, 2015 (St. Boniface, Bishop and Martyr) Raphael said to Tobiah before he reached his father: “I am certain that his eyes will be opened.  Smear the fish gall on them.  This medicine will make the cataracts shrink and … 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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12-21-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 21, 2014 (4th Sunday Advent, B) The LORD said to David the king, “I will raise up your heir after you, sprung from your loins, and I will make his kingdom firm. I will be a father to him, … Continue reading

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02-04-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 4, 2014 King David’s army achieved their goal by ridding the kingdom of the enemy leader, who also happened to be – David’s son.  When David heard of the death of his son, he wept:  “My son Absalom! My … Continue reading

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02-03-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 3, 2014 (St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr) As David went up the Mount of Olives, he wept without ceasing.  His head was covered, and he was walking barefoot. All those who were with him also had their heads covered … Continue reading

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01-23-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 23, 2014 In God, in whose promise I glory, in God I trust without fear; what can flesh do against me?  Ps 56 “In God We Trust”. Still our U.S. National Motto. Still on all our money. Still in … Continue reading

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01-21-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 21, 2014 (St. Agnes, Virgin and Martyr) After Samuel had inspected all of the sons of Jesse and found none worthy of kingship, he learned that there was yet another . . . Jesse sent and had the young … Continue reading

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12-17-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-17-13 As Jacob (the son of Isaac and grandson of Abraham) was about to pass on from this life, he gathered his sons together and blessed them.  Yet within the blessings, he also summarized his opinion of their lives: the … Continue reading

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