Tag Archives: Lent

03-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 4, 2017 Jesus said, “Those who are healthy do not need a physician, but the sick do.  I have not come to call the righteous to repentance but sinners.”  Lk_5:27-32 We’ve heard it said, the Catholic Church is not … 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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03-13-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 13, 2016 (Fifth Sunday of Lent, C) The LORD said through the Prophet Isaiah, “Remember not the events of the past, the things of long ago consider not; see, I am doing something new!”  Is_43:16-21 St. Paul said to … Continue reading

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02-19-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 19, 2016 Thus says the Lord GOD: If the wicked man turns away from all the sins he committed, if he keeps all my statutes and does what is right and just, he shall surely live, he shall not … Continue reading

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02-12-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 12, 2016 Through the Prophet Isaiah, the LORD spoke these words about true fasting and its reward:  This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke;  Setting free the oppressed, … Continue reading

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02-11-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 11, 2016 (Our Lady of Lourdes) Moses said, “I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse.  Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God, heeding his … Continue reading

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02-10-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 10, 2016 (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.  For gracious and merciful … Continue reading

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01-29-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 29, 2016 They say, idle hands are the devil’s workshop.  Today we hear the story of David and Bathsheba.   While his army was out fighting the battles, King David was taking a siesta and lounging around on the … Continue reading

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03-06-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 6, 2015 Jesus said to them, “Did you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes?”   Mt … Continue reading

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02-27-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 27, 2015 Thus says the Lord GOD: If the wicked man turns away from all the sins he committed, if he keeps all my statutes and does what is right and just, he shall surely live, he shall not … Continue reading

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02-25-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 25, 2015 Jonah began his journey through the city, and had gone but a single day’s walk announcing, “Forty days more and Nineveh shall be destroyed,” when the people of Nineveh believed God; they proclaimed a fast and all … Continue reading

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02-22-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 22, 2015 (First Sunday of Lent, B) St. Peter wrote, Beloved: Christ suffered for sins once, the righteous for the sake of the unrighteous, that he might lead you to God.   1 Pt 3:18-22 Jesus said, “This is the … Continue reading

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02-20-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 20, 2015 (Blessed Jacinta and Francisco Marto) Thus says the Lord GOD: “This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your … Continue reading

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02-19-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 19, 2015 Moses said, “Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God, heeding his voice, and holding fast to him.” Dt 30:15-20 YES!  There we have it! All the way back … Continue reading

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02-18-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 18, 2015 (Ash Wednesday) Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness; in the greatness of your compassion wipe out my offense. Thoroughly wash me from my guilt and of my sin cleanse me.  For I acknowledge my … Continue reading

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02-17-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 17, 2015 Jesus said to His disciples, “Watch out, guard against the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.”  Mk 8:14-21 Sometimes we use figures of speech to make a point because it might be easier to … Continue reading

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03-24-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 24, 2014 Jesus spoke the truth to the people, trying to get them to open their eyes and change some of their errant ways.  And their response: They rose up, drove him out of the town, and led him … Continue reading

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03-09-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 9, 2014 (First Sunday of Lent, A) The second Creation story in the Book of Genesis culminates in Adam and Eve’s Fall from God’s grace, when they lost their trust, their faith in Him and moved it to themselves.  … Continue reading

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03-07-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 7, 2014 (Sts. Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs) The Lord said through the Prophet Isaiah, “This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; … Continue reading

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03-05-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 5, 2014 (Ash Wednesday, A) 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 So, … Continue reading

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03-03-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 3, 2014 (St. Katharine Drexel) Jesus said to His disciples, “Children, how hard it is to enter the Kingdom of God!  It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who … Continue reading

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