Tag Archives: Samuel

01-20-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 20, 2020 (St. Sebastian, Martyr and St. Fabian, Pope and Martyr) Samuel said (to King Saul): “Does the LORD so delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obedience to the command of the LORD? Obedience is better than … Continue reading

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01-18-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 18, 2020 Jesus went out along the sea.  All the crowd came to him and he taught them. As he passed by, he saw Levi, son of Alphaeus, sitting at the customs post. Jesus said to him, “Follow me.”  … Continue reading

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01-17-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 17, 2020 (St. Anthony, Abbot) All the elders of Israel came in a body to Samuel at Ramah and said to him, “Now that you are old, and your sons do not follow your example, appoint a king over … Continue reading

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01-15-20 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 15, 2020 When Samuel went to sleep in his place, the LORD came and revealed his presence, calling out as before, “Samuel, Samuel!” Samuel answered, “Speak, for your servant is listening.”  Samuel grew up, and the LORD was with … Continue reading

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02-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 24, 2019 (7th Sunday Ordinary Time C) Abishai whispered to David: “God has delivered your enemy into your grasp this day. Let me nail him to the ground with one thrust of the spear; I will not need a … Continue reading

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01-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 16, 2018 There are several good ones today . . . Samuel did as the LORD had commanded him. 1_Sm_16:1-13 There’s the correct model, in contrast to Saul’s disobedience yesterday. In trying to select a king from the sons of … Continue reading

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01-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 13, 2018 There was no other child of Israel more handsome than Saul; . . . Then, from a flask he had with him, Samuel poured oil on Saul’s head; he also kissed him, saying: “The LORD anoints you … Continue reading

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01-11-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 11, 2018 In the meantime, Israel was losing it’s faith in the LORD and slowly turning to the idolatrous gods of the heathens. After a fierce struggle, Israel was defeated by the Philistines, who slew about four thousand men … Continue reading

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01-10-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 10, 2018 When Samuel went to sleep in his place, the LORD came and revealed his presence, calling out as before, “Samuel, Samuel!” Samuel answered, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” . . . Samuel grew up, and the … Continue reading

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01-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 9, 2018 Hannah prayed to the LORD, “if you give your handmaid a male child, I will give him to the LORD for as long as he lives;”  . . . When Elkanah had relations with his wife Hannah, … Continue reading

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01-19-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 19, 2016 Samuel was sent by the LORD to anoint a new king, as Saul was not fulfilling his duties according to God’s liking.  So Samuel went to the family of Jesse in Bethlehem and was called to select … Continue reading

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01-15-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 15, 2016 Samuel was displeased when they asked for a king to judge them. He prayed to the LORD, however, who said in answer: “Grant the people’s every request.  It is not you they reject, they are rejecting me … Continue reading

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01-13-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 13, 2016 When Samuel went to sleep in his place, the LORD came and revealed his presence, calling out as before, “Samuel, Samuel!”  Samuel answered, “Speak, for your servant is listening.”  1_Sm_3:1-10,19-20 In His baptism, on Sunday, Jesus heard … Continue reading

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01-12-16 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 12, 2016 Hannah rose after a meal at Shiloh, and presented herself before the LORD; . .  In her bitterness she prayed to the LORD, weeping copiously, and she made a vow, promising: “O LORD of hosts, if you … Continue reading

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01-18-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

January 18, 2014 Kish, the Benjaminite, had a son named Saul, who was a handsome young man.  There was no other child of Israel more handsome than Saul; he stood head and shoulders above the people.  Now the asses of … Continue reading

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01-15-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

01-15-2014 Here am I, Lord; I come to do your will. Ps 40 response “To do your will, O my God, is my delight, and your law is within my heart!” Ps 40 When Samuel went to sleep in his … Continue reading

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