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Daily Mass: Transformed by the Resurrection

Catholic Inspiration

Release Date: 03/29/2016

The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary show art The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

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There is a sharp contrast between the Book of Genesis and the Gospel of Matthew. Whereas Adam and Eve experience the devastating consequences of sin, Mary embraces the words of the angel Gabriel and accepts God's plan for salvation history. May her words inspire us to say "Yes!" to the Lord today.

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Daily Mass: The Lord shepherds us show art Daily Mass: The Lord shepherds us

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Both Isaiah and the Gospel of Matthew reveal that God cares for us like a zealous shepherd who guards the sheep. May we trust in the Lord to lead and guide us through this life to the next.

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Daily Mass: Be the friend that your friends need show art Daily Mass: Be the friend that your friends need

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In the Gospel of Luke a group of men did what was needed to bring a paralytic man to Jesus. Their example of faith, tenacity and hard work inspire us to be the friend that our friends need today!

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Study, Pray, Serve: 3rd Sunday of Advent show art Study, Pray, Serve: 3rd Sunday of Advent

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Let's explore some of the themes we see in the readings for the 3rd Sunday of Advent.

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2nd Sunday of Advent: Repent and prepare for Christ show art 2nd Sunday of Advent: Repent and prepare for Christ

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John the Baptist fulfills the prophecy of Isaiah as he preaches repentance for the forgiveness of sins. The Reason? To prepare the people to encounter Jesus Christ.

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Daily Mass: The Lord sends us out into the world show art Daily Mass: The Lord sends us out into the world

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The Gospel of Matthew shows Jesus sending out the Twelve Apostles, empowering them to carry out his work. Their example inspires us to offer our lives for the Lord's service today.

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Daily Mass: The Lord is my light and my salvation show art Daily Mass: The Lord is my light and my salvation

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Light is so important to us as we rely on our sense of sight. Yet there is also spiritual sight that guides us always...and so we welcome Christ our light!

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Daily Mass: Listen, act and trust in the Lord! show art Daily Mass: Listen, act and trust in the Lord!

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The first reading from Isaiah and the Gospel of Matthew inspire us to trust in the Lord as we listen to Christ and act on his word.

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Daily Mass: As disciples of Jesus Christ, we know our destination show art Daily Mass: As disciples of Jesus Christ, we know our destination

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The readings today all point to a time of fulfillment and hope. The "mountain of the Lord" or the "house of the Lord" or even the healing and restoration made possible by Jesus...it all looks to our final destination where the Lord Jesus Christ reigns supreme!

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Daily Mass: The call of St. Andrew the Apostle show art Daily Mass: The call of St. Andrew the Apostle

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As Jesus calls Andrew to follow after him, we are reminded that the Lord's call echoes in every generation...inviting us to draw near to Christ as we invite others to join us along the way.

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Both Peter and Mary Magdalene are transformed by the power of the resurrection: Peter, formerly bound by fear, is now on fire to spread the Good News; Mary, overcome by sorrow, is now filled with joy.  What in our life needs to be touched by the power of Christ's resurrection?  How can Easter transforms our lives today?

March 29, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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