Daily Reflection

Catholic reflection of the day on a Person of the Trinity, bible passages, events in the life of Christ, the lives of saints, and other topics of interest.

Daily Reflection — A Simple Faith and the True King

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… “He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury; and he saw a poor widow put in two copper coins. And he said, ‘Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them; for they all contributed out of their abundance, but […]

Daily Reflection — Loving Obedience

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… “The law of thy mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.” (Psalm 119:72). Do I love Jesus? Really love Him? Well this verse from the Psalms is a clarion call to honesty and self-examination. If I do not keep His word, how can I believe that I […]

Daily Reflection — Mary’s Dedication to God, and Ours

"Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple" (detail) by Titian [CC BY 2.0]

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… “For he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name.” (Luke 1:49) Today we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple. We do not have an account of this event in Sacred Scripture, but the story and its place […]

Daily Reflection — Neither Hot or Cold

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… “I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spew you out of my mouth.” (Revelation 3:15-16) It is human nature to take the foot off the gas and to coast. […]

Daily Reflection — Do Not Abandon Love

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… “‘I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear evil men but have tested those who call themselves apostles but are not, and found them to be false; I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name’s sake, and you have not […]

Daily Reflection — Pray Without Ceasing

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… And he told them a parable, to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. (Luke 18:1) Today’s gospel reading is the parable of the Widow and the Unjust Judge. Jesus uses this story of the importunate widow (Luke 18:1-8) who persistently petitioned the unjust judge. Her petition is […]

Daily Reflection — Don’t Go Your Own Way

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… For many deceivers have gone out into the world, men who will not acknowledge the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh; such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist. Look to yourselves, that you may not lose what you have worked for, but may win a full reward. Any […]

Daily Reflection — The Kingdom of God is Among You

Carpathian mountain valley

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, he answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed; nor will they say, ‘Lo, here it is!’ or ‘There!’ for behold, the kingdom of God is in the midst of you.” (Luke 17:20-21) […]

Daily Reflection — Say Yes to God’s Grace

Photography © by Randy Hain

A Daily Reflection on the Scripture Readings at Mass… “For the grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men, training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions, and to live sober, upright, and godly lives in this world, awaiting our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave […]