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Catholic Inspiration

Fr. Andrew Ricci offers inspirational homilies and talks to help people grow in faith. These reflections are part of his meditations at Three Great Things where we grow as disciples of the Lord through Study, Prayer, and Service.
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Now displaying: June, 2016
Jun 30, 2016

Jesus heals the paralytic AND forgives his sins.  In other words, an encounter with the Lord is a healing encounter.  May we both draw near to Christ and bring others in need - for the healing of body and soul.

June 30, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Jun 29, 2016

These two great figures in the Church had their share of spectacular successes and failures.  They sinned, yet with God's grace they kept their eyes fixed on Jesus - and they are wonderful examples for us today.  May we embrace our faith, return to Christ when we have sinned, and seek the Lord above all else!

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

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Jun 28, 2016

We've all been caught in storms - sometimes when we least expect them - and we know those moments when we can feel overwhelmed by the power of nature.  Yet just as Jesus calmed the storm in the Gospel, the Lord comes to guide and direct our lives with his calming grace.

June 28, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Jun 26, 2016

As we follow Christ, may we place Jesus at the center of our lives - clearing away all distractions - and bringing the gift of our lives for the Lord's service in the world.

June 25, 2016 - St. William Catholic Church - Foxboro, WI

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Jun 25, 2016

Jesus heals many in the Gospel reading today, reminding us that as we draw near to the Lord in faith we encounter the grace of Christ - which brings healing in body and soul.

June 25, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jun 24, 2016

John's life - a miraculous gift from God - was fulfilled when he offered the gift of his life for Jesus Christ.  May we count the blessings we have received in our lives, and consider how we might make an offering to the Lord today with a full and open heart.

June 24, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jun 23, 2016

The Lord invites us to build our lives on our relationship with Him.  May everything we say, think, and do be founded upon Jesus Christ!

June 23, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior. WI

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Jun 22, 2016

We know the human heart by the fruitfulness of the words and actions of a human life.  May these practical words of Jesus help us to evaluate our lives and interact with others.

June 22, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Jun 21, 2016

Hezekiah calls upon the Lord when the people of Israel encounter grave peril.  May we face the battles in our lives with the same conviction, calling upon the Lord for the strength, courage, and wisdom we need to carry on.

June 21, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Jun 19, 2016

The Cross of Christ reveals how God entered into the heart of human suffering - to touch it, bless it, and redeem it - so that we might have the courage and strength to take up the crosses in our lives.  What is your Cross?  Do not be afraid, but call upon the Lord for the grace you need to take up your cross and walk the journey of life...with Jesus Christ by our side.

June 19, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Jun 18, 2016

Do you ever find yourself wasting time on "useless worry" in your life?  Many of us do, and the words of the Lord speak to this common human attribute.  May we examine our lives and apply our time and energy to those things that matter...leaving worry behind.

June 18, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jun 17, 2016

Where is your treasure?  Jesus reminds us in the Gospel today that where our treasure is, there will our heart be.

June 17, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jun 16, 2016

Jesus teaches us that forgiveness is a key component in our prayer to Our Father in Heaven.  May we put both into daily practice.

June 16, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Jun 15, 2016

Elisha asks for and receives a double portion of Elijah's spirit.  This spirit, filled with God's power and grace, is our inheritance as baptized believers of Jesus Christ.  May we live this precious gift every day, in what we say and do!

June 15, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jun 14, 2016

How do we break the cycle where evil begets evil?  Answer: God's grace through forgiveness!  May we acknowledge our sins, turn to the Lord, and open our hearts to the power of Christ's love...and then share that love with one another.

June 14, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Jun 12, 2016

Forgiveness is often difficult, yet it is one of the defining features of the Christian Life.  We start by forgiving those closest to us, seeking to say "I'm sorry" and "I forgive you," and then calling upon the Lord for the help and strength we need.

June 11, 2016 - St. Anthony Catholic Church - Superior, WI

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Jun 11, 2016

Called by God, Barnabas shows us today how we can proclaim the Good News to the people in our lives.

June 11, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jun 10, 2016

I had the gift of time with my nieces, who helped me with the homily today!

June 10,2016 - My parents' house - Cumberland, WI

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Jun 9, 2016

The Lord reminds us that before we offer our gifts at the altar we go home and be reconciled with our family.  

June 9, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Jun 8, 2016

In our moments of trial and difficulty, we turn to the Lord and anchor our hope in the one who knows us, loves us, and guides us!

June 8, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Jun 7, 2016

"You are the Salt of the World...You are the Light of the World."  May the unique gift of our lives be used today to help one another - all for the glory of God!

June 7, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Jun 5, 2016

Just as Jesus restored to life the Widow's Son in the Gospel of Luke, God can also touch our lives with power and grace.  Two thoughts emerge:

  1. What is dying and wounded in my life that requires the Lord's healing touch?
  2. What is one thing I can do today to share my life with others?

June 5, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Jun 4, 2016

Before they left for summer vacation, these 5th graders shared some thoughts about the Gospel reading.

June 4, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Jun 3, 2016

These 1st Graders offer some suggestions about how we can love one another, following the example of the love of Jesus which flows from his Sacred Heart.

Jun 2, 2016

Jesus simplifies the message in the Gospel today: Love God; Love One Another.  Now what are we going to do about it?!

June 2, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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