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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: October, 2016
Oct 30, 2016

Zacchaeus responds to the call of Christ, and shows us how we can respond to the Lord everyday - both in our personal lives and our support for one another.

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

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Oct 29, 2016

The Lord makes an observation at a banquet to help his disciples cultivate humility in their lives.  

October 29, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 28, 2016

After spending the night in prayer, the Lord called 12 disciples by name and chose them to be Apostles.  Christ continues to call disciples (with imperfections included!) to be transformed in faith and sent into the world that we might offer our lives and proclaim the Good News.

October 28, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Oct 27, 2016

Sometimes life is a battle, where we face struggles and challenges that test our endurance, discipline and will.  We turn to the Lord for the strength we need to face our fight, confident that Christ will guide us.

October 27, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Oct 26, 2016

The Lord invites us to enter through the narrow gate...seeking to know him and recognize him in our lives.

October 26, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 25, 2016

Seeds & Yeast - They start small, grow over time, and die to themselves to bring forth a new creation.  And Jesus says they are like the Kingdom of God!

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

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Oct 23, 2016

Our encounter with God's mercy happens when we do three things:

  1. Clearly know our sins
  2. Choose to make a change
  3. Embrace our relationship with the Lord

When these three take place we can say from our heart: "O God, be merciful to me a sinner."

October 22, 2016 - St. William Catholic Church - Foxboro, WI

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Oct 22, 2016

The Lord makes it clear in Luke's Gospel that we all need to repent of our sins and turn to the Lord.

October 22, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 21, 2016

When I come across some gems of Sacred Scripture (like the 1st reading today) I want to cut them out and put them in a place where they will remind me of what we are about as disciples of Jesus.  Truly, they are some good words to live by!

October 21, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 20, 2016

The Lord states that he has come to set the earth on fire...a fire that can cleanse, illuminate, and purify.  May we accept the fire of faith and allow it's blaze to transform our hearts.

October 20, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Oct 19, 2016

The Gospel of Luke challenges us to live up to the faith we have received: "Much will be required to the person entrusted with much."

October 19, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 18, 2016

The Lord calls 72 disciples to go out in pairs proclaiming his message that the Kingdom of God is at hand.  As the Lord's disciples, we continue his mission as we work together and speak the Good News of Jesus Christ.

October 18, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Oct 16, 2016

Life is filled with challenges and difficulties, and we are often encouraged to "hang in there" when times get tough.  But where do we find our strength?  The readings this Sunday inspire us to turn to the Lord for the grace to continue.

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

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Oct 15, 2016

We are reminded that the Holy Spirit will teach us in the Gospel today - guiding our words and actions as we draw closer to the Lord and one another.

October 15, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 14, 2016

Jesus reminds us to not be afraid.  Why?  The Letter to the Ephesians states that we have been chosen by God and sealed with the Holy Spirit!

October 14, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 13, 2016

The Letter to the Ephesians gives us hope to turn to Christ when we have sinned and kept others away from God.  

October 13, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Oct 12, 2016

St. Paul writes to the Galatians about the Fruit of the Spirit, giving us one of the most useful tools for discerning God's presence in our lives.

October 12, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 11, 2016

Jesus invites us to give alms as a way to wash "the inside" with the same care that we give to keeping "the outside" clean.

October 11, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Oct 9, 2016

The gratitude of the healed Samaritan leper reveals how an encounter with Jesus transforms our lives - body, mind, heart and soul - and invites us to call upon the Lord's healing today so that we can shine with His light in the world.

October 8, 2016 - St. Anthony Catholic Church - Superior, WI

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Oct 8, 2016

The Lord invites us (in only 44 words!) to hear God's word and practice it every day.

October 8, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 7, 2016

Jesus casts out a demon and speaks to the crowd of God's power over evil...and our need to stay close to the Lord as we reject it.

October 7, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Oct 6, 2016

The Lord's invitation helps us to overcome our ego and discern our hearts as we ask, seek and knock for what we need.

October 6, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Oct 5, 2016

The Lord's Prayer in Luke's Gospel is shorter than Matthew's, yet this little prayer gets at the heart of our human need to connect with God and one another.

October 5, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Oct 4, 2016

Mary sits at the feet of Jesus and listens to his teaching...offering us a powerful example about how we cultivate moments of stillness and quiet in our lives to hear what the Lord has to say.

October 4, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Oct 2, 2016

We stir into flame our faith in Jesus Christ through prayer, sacraments, and our relationships with one another.

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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