Tag Archives: obedience

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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07-02-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 2, 2015 God said to Abraham: “Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah.  There you shall offer him up as a burnt offering on a height that I will … Continue reading

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03-29-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 29, 2015 (Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion) Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to be grasped. Rather, he emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, coming … Continue reading

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03-19-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 19, 2015 (St. Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary) . . . the angel of the Lord appeared to him (Joseph) in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your … Continue reading

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08-16-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2014 Jesus said to his disciples, “Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”   Mt 19:13-15 Children in trust, Children in obedience, Children in Love. … Continue reading

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05-01-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 1, 2014 (St. Joseph, the Worker) The high priest of the Sanhedrin ordered the Apostles to stop teaching in the Name of Jesus, to which Peter replied, “We must obey God rather than men.”  Acts 5:27-33 The Apostles were … Continue reading

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12-13-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

12-13-13 (St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr) Isaiah prophesied, “I, the LORD, your God, teach you what is for your good, and lead you on the way you should go. If you would hearken to my commandments, your prosperity would be … Continue reading

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09-14-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

09-14-13 (Exaltation of the Holy Cross) St. Paul said, “Brothers and sisters: Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to be grasped. Rather, he emptied himself, taking the form of … Continue reading

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