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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: August, 2016
Aug 31, 2016

We all have opportunities, great and small, to make a difference in the the lives of others.  With God's grace we are empowered to go out into the world everyday, proclaiming the Kingdom of God as we work together.

August 31, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 30, 2016

The encounter between Jesus and the man suffering from a demon reveals the power and authority which Christ has on earth and in heaven - inviting us to welcome his strength into our hearts, to bring the grace we need to live as his disciples.

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 28, 2016

Through honest awareness, daily prayer, and a grateful heart we can see both the goodness and sinfulness of life as we cultivate humility in our souls.

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 27, 2016

Three people were given gifts, but their responses were different - reminding us that while we all receive different blessings in this life, the Lord asks that we use them to the best of our ability.

August 27, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 26, 2016

Continuing the theme of being awake, alert, and prepared...Jesus shares a parable to help us sort out wisdom from foolishness.

August 26, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 25, 2016

Jesus offers a parable, reminding us to stay awake and alert so that we are always prepared for whatever might happen in life.

August 25, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 24, 2016

The apostles - with all their failures and shortcomings - were known by God...and still called to follow Christ.  We, too, can draw near to Jesus, not because we are perfect, but because the Lord knows us and invites us to receive his grace.

August 24, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 23, 2016

Life is filled with distractions and can throw us curve balls in a moment's notice.  Our solution?  Hold fast to Jesus Christ!

August 23, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 21, 2016

God's invitation rings out loud and clear - in good and bad times - to remind us to draw near to the Lord and one another.

August 21, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 20, 2016

We reveal our faith in Christ through the practical and everyday ways we serve one another.

August 20, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 18, 2016

When asked by Pharisees what is the greatest commandment, the Lord gives two...loving God and one another.

August 19, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Aug 18, 2016

To respond to a call is one thing, to come prepared with one's best effort is another.  As we follow the Lord's call we renew our hearts to give God our very best.

August 18, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 17, 2016

The Gospel today offers a parable about workers who work different amounts of time yet all receive the same wage.  It's not fair...it's mercy!

August 17, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 16, 2016

Stuff.  It's all around us, and how we use it says a lot about our faith and values.  May we call upon the Lord for the wisdom and guidance to use our possessions wisely and well.

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 14, 2016

As we run the race of faith we call upon the Lord for strength and we look for support from those on earth and in heaven.  

See you at the Finish Line!

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 13, 2016

"Let the children come to me."  These words of Christ inspire us to welcome, mentor and guard our kids...a precious blessing from the Lord.

August 13, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Aug 12, 2016

The discussion about divorce in the Gospel today reminds us that this painful topic has been part of human life for a very long time.  As we strive to support marriage we also reach out to those facing the pain and difficulty of divorce with the healing grace of Christ.

August 12, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 11, 2016

"How often must I forgive?" Peter's question to Jesus leads to the discussion and parable that reveal how forgiveness is a way of life for every Christian.  

August 11, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Aug 10, 2016

Just as a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies - to produce much fruit - so our lives are offered in the world to bring a fruitful, spiritual harvest.  May this offering be filled with joy, for God loves a cheerful giver.

August 10, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 9, 2016

Jesus shows how God seeks us out like a shepherd who searches for a lost sheep.  May we turn to the Lord in our need and at the same time help those around us in their moments of trial.

August 9, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 7, 2016

While we talk about "faith" in a wide variety of ways, two main distinctions can be made.  The first is about facts or information, the second is about the strength of a relationship.  May we continue to learn more about our faith, so that we might grow closer every day to Jesus Christ.

August 7, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 6, 2016

Peter, James, and John suddenly see the Lord in his heavenly glory.  This glimpse inspires their hope as Christ prepares to face his Passion.  May this feast strengthen our hope to face whatever is before us this day, with our eyes fixed on God's triumphant glory.

August 6, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 5, 2016

The Lord's words to "take up your cross" invite us to acknowledge our own crosses, ask for help, and carry them with the conviction that as Christ was victorious through his Cross, he will triumph through ours as well.

August 5, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 4, 2016

St. Peter's praise and censure in the Gospel reminds us that we follow Christ in good times and in bad.  Indeed, when things are toughest, our faith provides the grace to see us through.

August 4, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Aug 3, 2016

The Canaanite woman in the Gospel is not Jewish, and she does not know the Law, the Prophets, or the great story of salvation history.  What she knows is that Jesus can heal, and on that simple premise she reveals a faith that will not be denied...giving us an example to follow.

August 3, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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