Tag Archives: obedience

05-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 16, 2019 When Jesus had washed the disciples’ feet, he said to them: “Amen, amen, I say to you, no slave is greater than his master nor any messenger greater than the one who sent him. . . .  … Continue reading

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04-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 19, 2019 (Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion) In the days when Christ was in the flesh, he offered prayers and supplications with loud cries and tears to the one who was able to save him from death, and … Continue reading

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04-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 14, 2019 (Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion) The Lord GOD has given me a well-trained tongue, that I might know how to speak to the weary a word that will rouse them.  Is_50:4-7 How well-trained are our tongues, … Continue reading

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03-28-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 28, 2019 Jesus said, “Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste and house will fall against house.” . . .  “Whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me scatters.”  Lk_11:14-23 … Continue reading

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03-27-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 27, 2019 Jesus said, “whoever obeys and teaches these commandments will be called greatest in the Kingdom of heaven.” Mt_5:17-19 When we were kids, our parents taught us the rules of the house.  And when we broke those rules, we … Continue reading

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03-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 25, 2019 (The Annunciation of the Lord) Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord.  May it be done to me according to your word.” Lk_1:26-38 Oh that we could be as trusting, obedient and faithful to … Continue reading

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01-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 13, 2019 (The Baptism of the Lord) Thus says the LORD: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased,  Is_42:1-4,6-7 Peter proceeded to speak to those gathered in the house of Cornelius, … 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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06-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 13, 2018 (St. Anthony of Padua, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Elijah prayed, “Answer me, LORD!  Answer me, that this people may know that you, LORD, are God and that you have brought them back to their senses.”  … Continue reading

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02-27-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 27, 2018 In advising His disciples about who they should follow or not, of what they should do and not, and of the importance or insignificance of titles, Jesus said, “The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever … Continue reading

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02-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 25, 2018 (Second Sunday of Lent, B) the LORD’s messenger called to Abraham from heaven and said: “I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you acted as you did in not withholding from me your beloved son, … Continue reading

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01-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 15, 2018 Samuel said to Saul, the King of Israel, “Does the LORD so delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obedience to the command of the LORD?  Obedience is better than sacrifice, and submission than the fat … Continue reading

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11-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 20, 2017 But many in Israel were determined and resolved in their hearts not to eat anything unclean; they preferred to die rather than to be defiled with unclean food or to profane the holy covenant; and they did … Continue reading

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11-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 8, 2017 St. Paul said, “‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’  Love does no evil to the neighbor; hence, love is the fulfillment of the law.”  Rom_13:8-10 Jesus said, “If anyone comes to me without hating his father … Continue reading

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10-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 14, 2017 (St. Callistus I, Pope and Martyr) While Jesus was speaking, a woman from the crowd called out and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that carried you and the breasts at which you nursed.”  He replied, … Continue reading

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10-11-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 11, 2017 (St. Pope John XXIII) Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry that God did not carry out the evil he threatened against Nineveh.  He prayed, “I beseech you, LORD, is not this what I said while I … Continue reading

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08-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 23, 2017 (St. Rose of Lima) Jesus said, “Are you envious because I am generous?’ Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last.”  Mt_20:1-16 Today we see the results of rebellion compared to unreservedly answering … Continue reading

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08-11-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 11, 2017 (St. Clare of Assisi, Virgin) Moses said to the Israelites, “This is why you must now know, and fix in your heart, that the LORD is God in the heavens above and on earth below, and that … Continue reading

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08-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2017 (St. Dominic, Priest) Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses . . . They complained, “Is it through Moses alone that the LORD speaks?  Does he not speak through us also?”  Nm_12:1-13 Sometimes, beloved, Faith requires humility.  This … Continue reading

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07-21-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 21, 2017 (St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said to the Pharisees, “If you knew what this meant, I desire mercy, not sacrifice, you would not have condemned these innocent men.  For the Son … 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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04-28-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 28, 2017 Still miffed as to what to do with those zealous Apostles of Jesus, A Pharisee in the Sanhedrin named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, respected by all the people, stood up, ordered the Apostles to be … Continue reading

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02-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 8, 2017 (St. Jerome Emiliani, Priest) Then the LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and he placed there the man whom he had formed. Out of the ground the LORD God made various trees grow … Continue reading

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12-09-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 9, 2016 (St. Juan Diego) Thus says the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I, the LORD, your God, teach you what is for your good, and lead you on the way you should go.  If you … Continue reading

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11-08-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 8, 2016 Jesus said, “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him.”  Jn_14:23 Love necessitates obedience and respect, which is different from obedience and respect because of the … Continue reading

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06-08-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 8, 2016 Elijah appealed to all the people and said, “How long will you straddle the issue? If the LORD is God, follow him; if Baal, follow him.”  Then after challenging the prophets of Baal to a holocaust duel, … Continue reading

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04-28-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 28, 2016 (St. Peter Chanel, Priest) Jesus said, “Remain in my love.  If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and remain in his love.”  “I have told … Continue reading

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04-15-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 15, 2016 Ananias went and entered the house; laying his hands on him, he said, “Saul, my brother, the Lord has sent me, Jesus who appeared to you on the way by which you came, that you may regain … Continue reading

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02-07-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 7, 2016 (Fifth Sunday Ordinary Time C) In a vision of the LORD, the prophet Isaiah tells us: Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? Who will go for us?”  “Here I am,” … Continue reading

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11-18-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 18, 2015 (St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, Religious) Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings.  But I, in justice, shall behold your face; on waking, I shall be content in your … Continue reading

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11-08-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 8, 2015 (32nd Sunday Ordinary Time B) Jesus said, “Amen, I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the other contributors to the treasury.  For they have all contributed from their surplus wealth, but she, … Continue reading

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