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08-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 25, 2019 (21st Sunday Ordinary Time, C) All discipline seems a cause not for joy but for pain, yet later it brings the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who are trained by it.  So strengthen your drooping hands … Continue reading

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07-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 31, 2019 (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest) As Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the commandments in his hands, he did not know that the skin of his face had become radiant while he … Continue reading

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07-30-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 30, 2019 (St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said, “He who sows good seed is the Son of Man, the field is the world, the good seed the children of the Kingdom.  The weeds are … Continue reading

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07-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 13, 2019 Continuing on the theme of coming persecutions, Jesus said to His disciples, “Therefore do not be afraid of them.  Nothing is concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known.  What I say … Continue reading

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06-25-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 25, 2019 R. He who does justice will live in the presence of the Lord. Response to Psalm 15 Jesus said, “Do to others whatever you would have them do to you.  This is the Law and the Prophets.”  … Continue reading

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03-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 11, 2019 Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him.  And … Continue reading

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11-14-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 14, 2018 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose; Beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul.  Ps 23 St. Paul wrote to his brother Titus, beloved:  Remind … Continue reading

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09-30-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 30, 2018 (26th Sunday, Ordinary Time, B) After the disciples complained to Jesus about non-followers healing in His name, Jesus responded, whoever is not against us is for us.  Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink … Continue reading

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09-23-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 23, 2018 (25th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Beloved: Where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every foul practice.  But the wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, gentle, compliant, full of mercy and … Continue reading

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09-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 16, 2018 (24th Sunday Ordinary Time, B) Jesus summoned the crowd with his disciples and said to them, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save … Continue reading

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08-29-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 29, 2018 (The Passion of St. John the Baptist) Blessed are you who fear the LORD, who walk in his ways! For you shall eat the fruit of your handiwork; blessed shall you be, and favored.  Ps_128 Jesus said, … Continue reading

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08-04-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 4, 2018 (St. John Vianney, Priest) After being threatened with death, the prophet Jeremiah said, “As for me, I am in your hands; do with me what you think good and right.  But mark well: if you put me … Continue reading

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07-23-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 23, 2018 (St. Bridget of Sweden, Religious) You have been told, O man, what is good, and what the LORD requires of you: Only to do the right and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your God.  … Continue reading

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07-06-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 6, 2018 (St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr) The Prophet Amos said, “Hear this, you who trample upon the needy and destroy the poor of the land!  ‘When will the new moon be over,’ you ask, ‘that we may … Continue reading

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06-20-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 20, 2018 Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father.”  Mt_6:1-6,16-18 If we’re not doing it out of … 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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05-08-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 8, 2018 Jesus said to His disciples, “When the advocate, the Holy Spirit comes he will convict the world in regard to sin and righteousness and condemnation: sin, because they do not believe in me; righteousness, because I am … Continue reading

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03-30-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 30, 2018 (Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion, B) See, my servant shall prosper, he shall be raised high and greatly exalted. Even as many were amazed at him, so marred was his look beyond human semblance and his … Continue reading

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01-03-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 3, 2017 John the Baptist saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. . . .  John testified further, saying, “I saw the Spirit come down like … Continue reading

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12-18-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 18, 2017 Joseph her husband, since he was a righteous man, yet unwilling to expose her to shame, decided to divorce her quietly. Mt_1:18-25 It was a complicated story right from the very start.  How does God come among … Continue reading

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08-24-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 24, 2017 (St. Bartholomew, Apostle) Jesus said to Nathanael/Bartholomew, “Do you believe because I told you that I saw you under the fig tree?  You will see greater things than this.”  And he said to him, “Amen, amen, I … Continue reading

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06-15-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 15, 2017 Jesus said to his disciples: “I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the Kingdom of heaven.”  Mt_5:20-26 Wow!  Was Jesus supporting the Pharisees?  Here we thought … Continue reading

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06-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 14, 2017 Jesus said, “whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do so will be called least in the Kingdom of heaven.  But whoever obeys and teaches these commandments will be called greatest … Continue reading

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03-15-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 15, 2017 The Prophet Jeremiah said, “Heed me, O LORD, and listen to what my adversaries say.  Must good be repaid with evil that they should dig a pit to take my life?  Remember that I stood before you … Continue reading

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02-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 23, 2017 (St. Polycarp, Bishop and Martyr) Jesus said to his disciples: “Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ, amen, I say to you, will surely not lose his reward. YET … Continue reading

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02-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 13, 2017 the LORD said to Cain: “Why are you so resentful and crestfallen. If you do well, you can hold up your head; but if not, sin is a demon lurking at the door: his urge is toward … Continue reading

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01-16-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 16, 2017 Every high priest is taken from among men and made their representative before God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.  He is able to deal patiently with the ignorant and erring, for he himself is beset … Continue reading

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08-29-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 29, 2016 (The Passion of St. John the Baptist) Blessed are those who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Mk_6:17-29 Ever feel down, beloved?  Ever feel down enough to say, “OK, … Continue reading

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07-16-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 16, 2016 The LORD spoke through the prophet Isaiah about Jesus saying, I shall place my Spirit upon him, and he will proclaim justice to the Gentiles. He will not contend or cry out, nor will anyone hear his … Continue reading

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05-16-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 16, 2016 In describing the wisdom of the Holy Spirit, James wrote, “the wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, gentle, compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without inconstancy or insincerity.  And the fruit of … Continue reading

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11-28-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 28, 2015 Jesus said to his disciples: “Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life, and that day catch you by surprise like a trap.  For that day will … Continue reading

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