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10-31-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 31, 2017 Brothers and sisters: I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us. . . .  For in hope we were saved. Now hope that sees … Continue reading

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10-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 30, 2017 The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs, heirs of God and joint heirs with Christ, if only we suffer with him so that we may … Continue reading

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08-29-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 29, 2017 (The Passion of St. John the Baptist) St. Paul boldly wrote, You yourselves know, brothers and sisters, that our reception among you was not without effect.  Rather, after we had suffered and been insolently treated, as you … 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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06-16-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 16, 2017 Jesus said, “if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one of your members than to have your whole body go into Gehenna.”  … Continue reading

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05-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 7, 2017 (4th Sunday of Easter, A) Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example that you should follow in his footsteps. ‘He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth.’  When he was insulted, … Continue reading

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04-12-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 12, 2017 Wednesday of Holy Week, A When it was evening, he reclined at table with the Twelve. And while they were eating, he said, “Amen, I say to you, one of you will betray me.” Deeply distressed at … Continue reading

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06-15-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 15, 2015 The dichotomy of Christianity . . . St. Paul said, “We are treated as deceivers and yet are truthful; as unrecognized and yet acknowledged; as dying and behold we live; as chastised and yet not put to … Continue reading

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06-02-15 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 2, 2015 (Sts. Marcellinus and Peter, Martyrs) After Tobit unlawfully buried a murdered kinsman, he was stricken with an illness, much like Job, much like Zechariah (the husband of Elizabeth, Mary’s cousin), much like Saul, who would later become … Continue reading

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10-04-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 4, 2014 (St. Francis of Assisi) My favorite part of that whole, long and difficult story of Job: “the LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his earlier ones. For he had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand … Continue reading

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09-30-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 30, 2014 (St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Job opened his mouth and cursed his day.  . . .   Why did I not perish at birth . . . Why is light given to the toilers, … Continue reading

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04-24-14 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 24, 2014 (Thursday in the Octave of Easter) Jesus “opened their minds to understand the Scriptures.  And he said to them, “Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day … Continue reading

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11-19-13 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

11-19-13 When the old man Eleazar was about to die in punishment for not eating food forbidden by Jewish law, he said, “The Lord in his holy knowledge knows full well that, although I could have escaped death, I am … Continue reading

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