Tag Archives: Pharisees

07-24-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 24, 2017 Jesus said, “At the judgment, the men of Nineveh will arise with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and there is something greater than Jonah here.  At the judgment the … Continue reading

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05-19-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 19, 2017 Jesus said to his disciples: “This is my commandment: love one another as I love you.  No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.  You are my friends if you … Continue reading

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03-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 18, 2017 In response to a complaint by the Pharisees, that Jesus was associating with “sinners,” Jesus told a parable about a young rebel who deserted his family for independence.  When everything he did turned sour, the boy returned … Continue reading

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01-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 18, 2017 Jesus said to the Pharisees, “Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?”   Mk_3:1-6 This really gets into a time and a culture … Continue reading

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10-11-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 11, 2016 Jesus said to the judgmental Pharisees, “as to what is within (you), give alms, and behold, everything will be clean for you.”  Lk_11:37-41 Where is our treasure, beloved?  Is it in our OCDedness?  Is it in our … Continue reading

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09-05-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 5, 2016 (St. Teresa of Calcutta) Jesus said to them (the Pharisees), “I ask you, is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath rather than to do evil,  to save life rather than to destroy it?” Lk_6:6-11 Healing … Continue reading

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04-27-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 27, 2016 I rejoiced because they said to me, “We will go up to the house of the LORD.”   Ps 122 For roughly 2000 years before the coming of Jesus, the Jewish people firmly kept a covenant promise that … Continue reading

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02-23-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 23, 2016 (St. Polycarp) Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses.  Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but … Continue reading

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10-30-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 30, 2015 The Pharisees were again pestering Jesus about the details of the Jewish Law on sabbath day restrictions.  Jesus said to the Pharisees, “Who among you, if your son or ox falls into a cistern, would not immediately … 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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01-20-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 20, 2015 Jesus said, “The sabbath was made for man, not man for the sabbath.  That is why the Son of Man is lord even of the sabbath.”  Mk 2:23-28 “If I do everything right, then how could anything … Continue reading

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10-14-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 14, 2014 Jesus said to the Pharisee, “Although you cleanse the outside of the cup and the dish, inside you are filled with plunder and evil.”   Lk 11:37-41 Jesus had a lot to say about hypocrisy.  The Pharisees seemed … Continue reading

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07-18-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 18, 2014 Jesus said to the Pharisees, “I say to you, something greater than the temple is here.  If you knew what this meant, I desire mercy, not sacrifice, you would not have condemned these innocent men.  For the … Continue reading

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09-15-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

09-15-13 (24th Sunday Ordinary Time C) Jesus said, “I tell you,” “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 15:1-32 Found – the lost … Continue reading

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