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Daily Mass: Choose Life

Catholic Inspiration

Release Date: 02/11/2016

Daily Mass: Do not hide your light; let it shine! show art Daily Mass: Do not hide your light; let it shine!

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Jesus teaches that one does not light a lamp and then cover it; rather, it is put on a stand so that all might see. May we uncover the gifts we have received and shine with Christ's light in the world!

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Study, Pray, Serve: 26th Sunday of the Year show art Study, Pray, Serve: 26th Sunday of the Year

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Let's take a look at some of the main themes in the readings for the 26th Sunday of the Year.

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25th Sunday of the Year: The disciple's path is marked with service show art 25th Sunday of the Year: The disciple's path is marked with service

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The Scripture readings reveal how often our lives are disrupted by evil from the inside and the outside of our hearts. How do we proceed? How do we find our way? The Lord teaches that the disciple's path is marked with service, putting the needs of others ahead of one's own.

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Daily Mass: A parable explained show art Daily Mass: A parable explained

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The parable of the sower is one of the few that Jesus explains. As we listen today, may we cultivate good soil in our hearts to receive the Lord's words and tend a fruitful harvest.

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Daily Mass: On the journey with Jesus show art Daily Mass: On the journey with Jesus

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This short passage from the Gospel of Luke names some of the women who accompanied Jesus along with the Twelve Apostles, inspiring us to ask if we are ready to travel with the Lord today.

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Daily Mass: Faith, forgiveness and love show art Daily Mass: Faith, forgiveness and love

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Jesus teaches about faith, forgiveness and love as a weeping woman anoints his feet in the home of a Pharisee.

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Our Lady of Sorrows show art Our Lady of Sorrows

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The sorrow of Mary as she stood faithfully before the Cross of Christ helps us to engage our grief. When we acknowledge our sorrows, we call upon the saving strength of Jesus to pass through our pain into healing joy.

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The Exaltation of the Holy Cross show art The Exaltation of the Holy Cross

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This feast concentrates our attention on the instrument of our salvation, as we thank the Lord who offered himself as the perfect sacrifice that restores us to right relationship with God. May we gaze upon the Cross of Christ with grateful hearts each and every day!

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Daily Mass: An example of great faith in Jesus show art Daily Mass: An example of great faith in Jesus

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A Roman centurion displays extraordinary faith in the Lord when he approaches Jesus for a healing request.

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Study, Pray, Serve: 25th Sunday of the Year show art Study, Pray, Serve: 25th Sunday of the Year

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Here are some of the main themes that surface in the readings for the 25th Sunday of the Year.

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Moses tells the people he has set life and death before them...choose life!  Jesus reminds his disciples what profit is there to gain the whole world and lose your life?  As we repent and believe in the Gospel, may we always choose to follow the Lord - the source of all life.

February 11, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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