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Catholic Daily Reflections

The Least in the Kingdom of God is Greater Than He – Luke 7:24-30

Corpus Christi – Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

Go, Baptize in the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit

Whoever Is Not Against Us Is For Us – Mark 9:38-40

Jews Tried to Kill Jesus for Making Himself Equal to God – John 5:17-30

Jesus Raises Jairus’ Daughter – Mark 5:21-43

Jesus Relatives Said, “He is Out of His Mind” – Mark 3:20-21

Wedding at Cana in Galilee – John 2:1-11

This is My Beloved Son With Whom I Am Well Pleased – Matthew 3:13-17, Mark 1:7-11

The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me – Luke 4:14-22

You Are Simon the Son of John and You Will Be Called Cephas – John 1:35-42

The Epiphany of the Lord – Matthew 2:1-12

Blessed is the One Who Takes No Offense at Jesus – Luke 7:18-23

The Least in the Kingdom of Heaven is Greater than John the Baptist – Matthew 11:11-15

Beware That Your Hearts Do Not Become Drowsy From Carousing and Drunkenness – Luke 21:34-36

The Son of Man Will Come in a Cloud With Power and Great Glory – Luke 21:20-28

Heaven And Earth Will Pass Away But My Words Will Not – Mark 13:31

Jesus Heals a Crippled Woman on the Sabbath – Luke 13:10-17

Tax Collectors and Prostitutes Will Enter the Kingdom of God Before You – Matthew 21:28-32

Building Life on Solid Rock Foundation – Luke 6:43-49

Healing of the Boy Possessed By a Demon – Mark 9:14-29, Matthew 17:14-20, Luke 9:37-43

Why Did Jesus Come to Earth?

Why Did God Create Man? – Why God Created Us

Lord If You Wish You Can Make Me Clean – Matthew 8:1-4, Luke 5:12-16, Mark 1:40-45

Blessed Virgin Mary Kept All These Things in Her Heart – Luke 2:16-51

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Hearing the Words of Jesus With Delight – Mark 12:35-37

He is Not God of the Dead But of the Living – Mark 12:18-27

Give to Caesar What Belongs to Caesar and to God What Belongs to God – Mark 12:13-17, Matthew 22:15-21

Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church – John 19:25-34

Give Glory To Your Son So That Your Son May Glorify You – John 17:1-11

No One Will Take Your Joy Away From You – John 16:20-23

If You Love Me You Will Keep My Commandments – John 14:15-21

I Have Chosen and Appointed You To Go and Bear Fruit – John 15:12-17

Feast of Saint Matthias – Choosing the Replacement of Judas Iscariot

I Am The True Vine and My Father is The Vine Grower – John 15:1-8

Peace I Leave With You, My Peace I Give To You – John 14:27-28

Whoever Loves Me Will Keep My Word – John 14:21-26

I Am The Way, The Truth And The Life – John 14:1-12

Whoever Has Seen Me Has Seen The Father – John 14:7-14

In My Father’s House, There Are Many Dwelling Places – John 14:1-6

No Slave is Greater Than His Master – John 13:16-20

I Came Into The World as Light For Everyone – John 12:44-50

If You are The Christ Tell Us Plainly – John 10:22-30

The Sheep Hear His Voice as He Calls Them By Name – John 10:1-30

I Came So That You Might Have Life More Abundantly – John 10:1-10

Jesus, You Are The Holy One of God – John 6:60-69

Whoever Eats My Flesh and Drinks My Blood Has Eternal Life – John 6:51-59

Jesus and the Woman Caught Committing Adultery – John 8:1-11

No One Can Come To Me Unless Drawn By My Father – John 6:44-51

Jesus Says, I Will Not Reject Anyone Who Comes To Me – John 6:35-40

I Am The Bread of Life; Whoever Comes To Me Will Never Hunger – John 6:30-35

You Are Looking For Jesus Because You Ate The Loaves and Were Filled – John 6:22-29

Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist – Mark 16:15-20

God Does Not Ration His Gift of the Holy Spirit – John 3:31-36

People Preferred Darkness To Light Because Their Works Were Evil – John 3:16-21

You Must Be Born From Above; Like Those Born of The Holy Spirit – John 3:7B-15

Unless One Is Born of Water and Spirit He Cannot Enter The Kingdom of God – John 3:1-8

Jesus Rebukes Apostles For Their Unbelief and Hardness of Heart – Mark 16:9-15

Jesus Meets His Disciples after His Resurrection – Luke 24:35-48

Jesus Meets Cleopas On The Road to Emmaus – Luke 24:13-35

Mary Magdalene and The Other Mary Meets The Risen Christ – Matthew 28:8-15

Jesus Christ Resurrects from the Dead

The Savior Has Died, He Rests in The Tomb

Good Friday: Jesus Dies for Our Sins on the Cross

This is My Body, Do This in Remembrance of Me – John 13:1-15

Judas Denies Being Jesus’ Betrayer – Matthew 26:14-25

One of You Will Betray Me – John 13:21

Mary Annoints Jesus’ Feet With Costly Perfumed Oil – John 12:1-11

Palm Sunday: Jesus Enters Jerusalem in Jubilation for His Passion and Cross

It Is Better That Jesus Dies So That The Whole Nation May Not Perish – John 11:45-56

Jews Picked Up Rocks To Stone Jesus – John 10:31-42

Whoever Keeps My Word Will Never See Death – John 8:51-59

Everyone Who Commits Sin is a Slave of Sin – John 8:31-42

Jesus Heals a Man Blind From Birth – John 9:1-41

Jesus and the Samaritan Woman at the Well – John 4:5-42

Jesus is Tempted By The Devil in the Desert – Matthew 4:1-11, Mark 1:12-15, Luke 4:1-13

God Has Not Left Me Alone, Because I Do What is Pleasing To Him – John 8:21-30

Never Before Has Anyone Spoken Like Jesus – John 7:40-53

You Know Me and Where I Come From – John 7:1-30

The Works I perform Testify That the Father Has Sent Me – John 5:31-47

Jesus Heals a Man at the Pool of Bethesda – John 5:1-16

Jesus Heals the Son of a Royal Official – John 4:43-54

Parable of the Unforgiving Servant – Mt 18:21-35

The Stone That The Builders Rejected Has Become The Cornerstone – Matthew 21:33-46, Mark 12:1-12

Whoever Humbles Himself Will Be Exalted – Matthew 23:1-12, Luke 14:11

Stop Judging and You Will Not Be Judged – Luke 6:36-38

Whatsoever You Do to the Least of My Brothers You Do unto Me – Matthew 25:31-46

I Do believe, Help My Unbelief! – Mark 9:14-29

I See People Looking Like Trees and Walking – Mark 8:22-26

Fridays’ in Lent – Days to Fast and Abstain – Matthew 9:14-15

Thursday after Ash Wednesday Homily

Ash Wednesday – Beginning of Lent

The Leaven of the Pharisees and the Leaven of Herod – Mark 8:14-21

Jesus’ Heart Was Moved With Pity for the Crowd – Mark 8:1-10

Jesus Looked up to Heaven and said to Him, “Ephphatha!” (that is, “Be opened!”) – Mark 7:31-37

What Comes Out of the Man is What Defiles Him – Mark 7:14-23

The Hypocrisy of the Pharisees and Scribes – Mark 7:1-13

People Scurried to Bring the Sick to Jesus – Mark 6:53-56

Jesus Heals a Woman Bleeding for 12 Years – Mark 5:21-43

Jesus Christ Casts Out Legion Demons – Mark 5:1-20, Matthew 8:28-34

Presentation of the Lord at the Temple – Luke 2:22-40

People Who Sit in Darkness Have Seen a Great Light – Matthew 4:12-25

Parable of the Mustard Seed – Mark 4:30-32, Matthew 13:31-35, Luke 13:18-21

Whoever Blasphemes Against The Holy Spirit Will Never Have Forgiveness – Mark 3:20-35, Luke 12:10

Saul, Why are you Persecuting Me? – Mark 16:15-18

Jesus Appoints Twelve Apostles – Mark 3:13-19

You Are The Son of God – Mark 3:7-12

Lamb of God Who Takes Away the Sin of the World – John 1:29-34

Desire to Draw Near Jesus – Mark 2:1-12

I Will Make You Fishers of Men – Mark 1:14-20, Matthew 4:18-22

He Must Increase; I Must Decrease – John 3:22-30

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

In The Beginning Was The Word And The Word Was God – John 1:1-18

The Prophetess Anna – Luke 2:36-40

Herod Massacred Boys in Bethlehem – Matthew 2:13-18

Feast of Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist – 1 John 1:1-4

Stephen Called Out, “Lord Jesus, Receive My Spirit – Acts 7:58-59

Glory to God in the Highest! – Merry Christmas! – Matthew 1:1-25

Zechariah Proclaims His Faith – Luke 1:67-79

Who Gave Jesus This Authority? – Matthew 21:23-27, Mark 11:27-33

Jesus Will Baptize You With the Holy Spirit and Fire – Matthew 11:2-11, John 1:19-28, Luke 3:10-18

Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord – Luke 1:26-38

Zechariah and Angel Gabriel – Luke 1:5-25

Joseph, Do Not Be Afraid To Take Mary Your Wife – Matthew 1:18-25

The Genealogy of Jesus Christ – Matthew 1:1-17

I Tell You That Elijah Has Already Come – Matthew 17:9-13

Repent For The Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand! – Matthew 3:1-12, Mark 1:1-8, Luke 3:1-6

If Your Brother Sins, Rebuke Him; If He Repents, Forgive Him – Luke 17:1-6

Feast of Our Lady Virgin of Guadalupe – Luke 1:26-38

Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Luke 1:26-38

Jesus Feeds Four Thousand With Seven Loaves of Bread and Few Fish – Matthew 15:29-37, Mark 8:1-10

Lord, I am Not Worthy That You Shall Enter Under My Roof – Matthew 8:5-17, Luke 7:1-10

All Souls Day – (The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed) November 2

Solemnity of All Saints (All Saints Day), November 1

How Jesus Overcame Intimidation from Herod – Luke 13:31-35

Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle – Matthew 4:18-22

The Kingdom of God is Near – Luke 21:29-33

Thanksgiving Day – Have A Grateful Heart – Luke 17:11-19

You Will Be Persecuted Because of the Name of Jesus – Luke 21:12-19

Depart From Me, All You Evildoers! – Luke 13:22-30

Nation Will Rise Against Nation and Kingdom Against Kingdom – Luke 21:5-11

This Poor Widow Put in More Than all the Rest – Luke 21:1-4, Mark 12:38-44

In Heaven People Will Not Marry Or Get Married – Luke 20:27-40

Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector – Luke 18:9-14

Praying Before Making a Big Decision – Luke 6:12-19

The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree – Luke 13:1-9

My House Shall Be a House of Prayer – Luke 19:45-48, John 2:13-16, Mark 11:15-16

Jesus Went Near Jerusalem And Wept Over It – Luke 19:41-44

Zacchaeus, Come Down, Today I Must Stay at Your House – Luke 19:1-10

Jesus Heals Blind Bartimaeus – Mark 10:46-52, Luke 18:35-43

Whoever Seeks To Preserve His Life Will Lose It – Luke 17:26-37

The Kingdom of God is Within You – Luke 17:20-25

Parable of the Dishonest Steward – Luke 16:1-8

Choosing God Above Everything Else – Luke 14:25-33

To What Shall I Compare The Kingdom of God? – Luke 13:18-21

Know How to Interpret the Present Time – Luke 12:54-59

The Coming of Jesus – Luke 12:39-48, Matthew 24:42-51, Mark 13:33-37

Open the Door When Jesus Comes and Knocks – Luke 12:35-38

You Fool, This Night Your Life Will be Demanded of You – Luke 12:13-21

Why We Should Persist in Prayer – Luke 18:1-8

Jesus Will Acknowledge Those Who Acknowledge Him – Luke 12:8-9

The Harvest is Abundant But the Laborers Are Few – Luke 10:1-9

The Key to Knowledge – Luke 11:47-54

Woe to You! You are Like Unseen Graves Over Which People Unknowingly Walk – Luke 11:42-46

No Sign Will Be Given This generation, Except The Sign of Jonah – Luke 11:29-32, Matthew 12:38-42, Mark 8:11-13

Ten Were Cleansed, Where Are The Other Nine? – Luke 17:11-19

Blessed Are Those Who Hear The Word of God – Luke 11:27-28

How to Overcome Sin – Luke 11:15-26

Ask and You Will Receive; Seek and You Will Find; Knock and the Door will be Opened to You – (Luke 11:1-13 and Matthew 7:7-12)

Martha, You are Anxious and Worried About Many Things – Luke 10:38-42

Let it Be Done for You According to Your Faith – Matthew 9:27-31

The Parable of the Good Samaritan – Who is My Neighbour? – Luke 10:25-37

We Are Unprofitable Servants – Luke 17:5-10

Lord, Do You Want Us to Call Down Fire From Heaven? – Luke 9:51-56

The Riches of Lazarus – Luke 16:19-31

The Son of Man is to be Handed Over to Men – Luke 9:43-45

No One Who Lights a Lamp Conceals it – Luke 8:16-18, Mark 4:21-25

You Cannot Serve Both God and Mammon – Luke 16:9-15

Accompanying Jesus to Proclaim the Good News – Luke 8:1-3

Sinful Woman Washes Jesus Feet With Tears – Luke 7:36-50

The People of this Generation – Luke 7:31-35, Matthew 11:16-19

Jesus Raises the Son of the Widow of Nain – Luke 7:11-17

Parable of the Prodigal Son – Luke 15:1-32

The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up – John 3:13-21

Remove the Plank in Your Own Eye First – Luke 6:39-42 and Matthew 7:1-5

The Beatitudes Explained – Luke 6:20-26, Matthew 5:1-12

Is it Lawful to Do Good on the Sabbath? – Luke 6:6-11, Luke 14:1-6, Mark 3:1-6

The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath – Luke 6:1-5, Matthew 12:1-8, Mark 2:23-28

Put into Deep Water and Lower Your Nets – John 21:1-14, Luke 5:1-11

I was Sent to Preach the Good News – Luke 4:38-44

Jesus Rebukes a Demon – Luke 4:34-36, Mark 1:21-28

A Prophet is Not Without Honor Except in His Native Place – Luke 4:16-30, Matthew 13:54-58, Mark 6:1-6

Parable of the Great Banquet – Luke 14:7-24

Parable of the Talents: To Everyone Who Has, More Will Be Added and He Will Become Rich – Matthew 25:14-30, Matthew 13:12, Luke 19:11-28

Parable of the Ten Virgins – Matthew 25:1-13

Give Me on a Platter the Head of John the Baptist – Matthew 14:1-12, Mark 6:14-29, Luke 9:7-9

You Hypocrites, You are Like Whitewashed Tombs – Matthew 23:27-32

Cleanse First The Inside of The Cup – Matthew 23:23-26, Luke 11:37-41

Which is Greater, The Gift or The Altar That Makes The Gift Sacred? – Matthew 23:13-22

Nathanael Called By Jesus – John 1:45-51

Which Commandment is the Greatest? – Matthew 22:34-40, Mark 12:28-34

Parable of the Wedding Feast/Banquet – Matthew 22:1-14

Parable of the Labourers in the Vineyard – Matthew 20:1-16

First Will Be Last and the Last Will Be First – Matthew 19:23-30, Mark 10:28-31

Sell What You Have and Give to the Poor – Matthew 19:16-22, Luke 18:18-23, Mark 10:17-22

Let The Children Come to Me – Matthew 19:13-15, Mark 10:13-16

What God Has Joined Together, Man Must Not Separate – Matthew 19:3-12, Mark 10:1-12

Assumption of Mary into Heaven Body and Soul

Where Two or Three are Gathered in My Name, I Am in Their Midst – Matthew 18:15-20

Whoever Becomes Humble Like this Child is the Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven – Matthew 18:1-14, Mark 9:30-37, Luke 9:46-50

Jesus Miracle of The Coin in the Fish’s Mouth – Matthew 17:22-27

Whoever Hates His Life in This World Will Preserve it for Eternal Life – Matthew 10:37-39; Mark 8:34-38; John 12:22-26

For Where Your Treasure is, There Also Will Your Heart Be – Luke 12:32-48

Whoever Loses His Life for My Sake Will Find It – Matthew 16:24-28, Mark 8:34-9:1, Luke 9:22-25

Get Behind Me, Satan! You are an Obstacle to Me – Matthew 16:13-23, Mark 8:27-33

Lord, Even Dogs Eat Scraps That Fall From The Table of Their Masters – Matthew 15:21-28, Mark 7:24-30

The Transfiguration of Jesus on the Mountain – Mark 9:2-10 and Matthew 17:1-9

Jesus Feeds 5000 Men With 5 Loaves of Bread and 2 Fish – Matthew 14:16-21

The Kingdom of Heaven is Like a Net Thrown into the Sea – Matthew 13:44-53

The Kingdom of Heaven is Like a Treasure Buried in a Field – Matthew 13:44-46

The Righteous will Shine Like the Sun in the Kingdom of Their Father – Matthew 13:36-43

I Am the Resurrection and the Life; Whoever Believes in Me will Live – John 11:25-27

Parable of the Wheat and Tares (Weeds) – Matthew 13:24-43

The Parable of the Sower – Matthew 13:18-23, Mark 4:1-20, Luke 8:4-15

Whoever Wishes to be First Among You Shall be Your Slave – Matthew 20:26-28, Mark 10:32-45

Some Seed Fell on Rich Soil, and Produced Fruit, a Hundred or Sixty or Thirtyfold – Matthew 13:1-9

Jesus asked, “Who is My Mother? Who are My Brothers?” – Matthew 12:46-50, Luke 8:19-21, Mark 3:31-35

Jesus to Mary Magdalene: I am Going to My Father and Your Father, to My God and Your God – John 20:11-18

My Servant Whom I Have Chosen, My Beloved in Whom I Delight

Jesus Said, My Yoke is Easy and My Burden Light – Matthew 11:25-30

God, You Have Hidden These Things From the Wise But Revealed Them to the Childlike – Matthew 11:25-27 and Luke 10:17-24

It Will Be More Tolerable for the Land of Sodom on the Day of Judgment than for You – Matthew 11:20-24, Luke 10:13-16

I Have Come To Set a Son Against His Father, a Daughter Against Her Mother – Matthew 10:34-42, Luke 12:49-53

Do Not be Afraid of Those Who Kill the Body But Cannot Kill the Soul – Matthew 10:24-33, Luke 12:1-7

I Am Sending You Like Sheep in the Midst of Wolves – Matthew 10:16-23

Without Cost, You Have Received; Without Cost, You Are to Give – Matthew 10:7-15, Luke 9:1-6, Mark 6:7-13

Jesus Sent Out His Twelve Disciples – Matthew 10:1-7

Abandoned Like Sheep Without a Shepherd – Matthew 9:32-38, Mark 6:30-34

Courage, Your Faith Has Saved You – Matthew 9:18-26

New Wine in Old Wineskins – Matthew 9:14-17, Luke 5:33-39, Mark 2:18-22

I Did Not Come to Call the Righteous But Sinners – Matthew 9:11-13, Luke 5:27-32, Mark 2:13-17

Rise, Pick up Your Stretcher and Go Home – Matthew 9:1-8, Luke 5:17-26, Mark 2:1-12

Blessed Are Those Who Have Not Seen and Have Believed – John 20:27-29

Jesus Calms the Storm at the Sea – Matthew 8:24-34, Mark 4:35-41, John 6:16-21

The Son of Man Has Nowhere to Rest his Head – Matthew 8:19-20

Let the Dead Bury their Dead – Luke 9:59-62

But Who Do You Say That I Am? – Matthew 16:13-19, Luke 9:18-22

Parable of the Lost Sheep – Luke 15:3-7, Matthew 18:12-14

Not Everyone Who Says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ Will Enter the Kingdom of Heaven – Matthew 7:21-29

A Good Tree Cannot Bear Bad Fruit – Matthew 7:18-19

The Narrow Gate and Road Leads to Life – Matthew 7:13-14

He Will Be Called John (The Baptist) – Luke 1:57-66

Jesus Christ The King of the Universe (Solemnity)

Jesus Feeds Five Thousand Men – Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:34-44, Luke 9:14-17, John 6:1-15

Seek First the Kingdom of God and His Righteousness – Matthew 6:24-34

Store Up Treasures in Heaven – Matthew 6:19-21

Forgive Others Their Transgressions – Matthew 6:7-15, Luke 11:1-4

Give Your Alms to The Lord in Secret – Matthew 6:1-6

Love Your Enemies and Pray for Those Who Persecute and Mistreat You: Matthew 5:43-48, Luke 6:27-38

An Eye for an Eye and a Tooth for a Tooth – Matthew 5:38-48

Let Your Yes Mean Yes and Your No Mean No – Matthew 5:34-37

If Your Right-Hand Causes You to Sin, Cut it Off – Matthew 5:27-32, Mark 9:41-50

Leave Your Gift at the Altar – Matthew 5:20-26

I have Come Not to Abolish But to Fulfil the Law – Matthew 5:17-19

You Are the Light of the World – Matthew 5:13-16

Jesus to Mary: Behold your Son – John 19:26-27

Pentecost! Receive the Holy Spirit – John 20:19-23

Jesus Rebukes Simon Peter Because of Judas Iscariot – John 21:20-25

Simon, Son of John, Do You Love Me? – John 21:15-19

Father, I Wish That Where I Am My People Also May Be With Me – John 17:20-26

Lord, Keep The Disciples Away From The Evil One – John 17:11-19

You Will Have Trouble But Take Courage, I Have Conquered The World – John 16:29-33

Hallelujah! Jesus ascends to Heaven – Matthew 28:16-20, Mark 16:15-20, Luke 24:46-53

Now I am Leaving The World And Going Back To The Father – John 16:23-28

Blessed Are You Among Women – Luke 1:38-56

You Will Grieve But Your Grief Will Become Joy – John 16:16-20

Everything That the Father Has is Mine – John 16:14-15

If I Do Not Go The Advocate Will Not Come To You – John 16:5-11

People Will Kill You and Think They are Offering Worship to God – John 16:1-4

If The World Hates You, Know That it Hated Me First – John 15:18-21

As the Father Loves Me, So I Also Love You – John 15:9-11

Jesus Walks on Water – Matthew 14:22-36; Mark 6:45-56; John 6:16-24

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