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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: November, 2016
Nov 30, 2016

The call of St. Andrew reminds us that the Lord continues to invite us to follow him and proclaim the Good News so that others can experience the saving love of Christ.

November 30, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 29, 2016

Isaiah proclaims hope - that from a dead stump there will appear new life and the order of the world will change.  Jesus invites us to look closely at what God is doing, as our hope in the Lord gives strength and meaning to how we live today.

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

Nov 27, 2016

All of the Scripture readings evoke a call to action; we are invited to get ready, be prepared, and attentive to the Lord and one another.  May this Advent season - a gift of the Church - help us all to get our hearts and minds ready for the birth of Jesus Christ!

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

Nov 26, 2016

Life is tough at times, and we can be overcome by exhaustion and distraction.  Yet the Lord invites us to remain vigilant, asking for the strength we need to face each day.

November 26, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 25, 2016

We acknowledge that at the end of time there will be a final judgment - where our lives will be examined and we will either be saved or damned in the light of our relationship with Jesus Christ.

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

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Nov 24, 2016

Today as a country we practice what our faith in Christ commands: to be thankful for all that God has given us.  Let's count our blessings and be grateful for what we have.  May we all thank the Lord for the gift of life and the chance to let the love of Jesus flow through our hearts.  Happy Thanksgiving!

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Nov 23, 2016

The Scriptures today make it clear that life will have its share of difficulties and challenges.  Yet as we we face our trials we look to the triumph of Christ for our inspiration to keep going when life is tough and persevere on the path that leads to heaven.

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

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Nov 22, 2016

The Lord reminds us not to be afraid by the uncertainty of life; rather, we embrace our faith and live with God's grace and power...making the most of each and every day.

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

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Nov 20, 2016

He is the King of Kings, and Lord of Lords...and yet he came into our world to teach us about his heavenly Father with compassion and tenderness.  May we draw near to his Divine Mercy, and say the words of the Good Thief, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom!"

November 20, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 19, 2016

Christ speaks to the question of the resurrection of the dead and reminds us that we are called to eternal life.

November 19, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 18, 2016

The Lord drives out of the temple area those who are selling things, reminding us to cleanse our hearts - driving out what does not belong.

November 18, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 17, 2016

In the Gospel we find the Lord as he weeps over the city of Jerusalem.  May the compassion of Christ touch our hearts, especially when we have sinned, and draw us back into his merciful love.

November 17, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 16, 2016

In the Gospel parable Christ reminds us that we are called to use our gifts wisely and well, for one day we will be asked how we put them into practice.

November 16, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 15, 2016

"I stand at the door and knock."  As Christ comes to our hearts, he gently invites us to respond.  May we open our hearts and allow his grace to touch and bless our lives.

November 15, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 13, 2016

The Gospel today reminds us that when tough times happen in our lives we:

  1. Do not fear
  2. Trust in God's wisdom
  3. Persevere

While it is not always easy to do, we know that the Lord will help us face our difficult moments with a power that is greater than our own.

November 13, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 12, 2016

Jesus offers a parable and reminds us to pray always without becoming weary.  As we persist in our prayer, we discover both strength and wisdom to face each day with God's grace.

November 12, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Nov 11, 2016

Rather than getting caught up in the uncertainties of life we can pursue a better option: loving one another, as Christ loves us.

November 12, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 10, 2016

The Lord confronts an age-old question, and Fr. Andrew reminds us to live in the present moment with our eyes fixed on Jesus.

November 10, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 9, 2016

We recall in the readings about the importance of having holy places to pray, so that we can become a holy people - dedicated to the Lord.

November 9, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Nov 8, 2016

All that we have comes from the Lord: our life and all our blessings that are so easy to take for granted.  Yet our daily response to serve the Lord shows not only our acknowledgement of God's gifts, but it also reveals our awareness of our relationship to the Lord and and one another.

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Nov 6, 2016

Our conviction that there is a Heaven both consoles and challenges us as we face our struggles here on earth.  May we drawn near to the Lord's Divine Fire of Love as we journey through this life with our eyes fixed on Heaven.

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Nov 5, 2016

The Lord teaches us in the Gospel of Luke to serve God, not things.  Our possessions in this life are simply tools that we use to help us love the Lord and one another.

November 5, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Nov 4, 2016

Our knowledge of heaven orients our lives and helps us keep our difficulties in perspective as we strengthen and renew the relationships of daily life.

November 4, 2016 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Nov 3, 2016

Paul writes to the Philippians about the supreme Good of knowing Jesus, who in Luke's Gospel seeks us out when we are lost and restores us to grace.

November 3, 2016 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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Nov 2, 2016

We remember all the faithful departed today, following the command of Jesus to pray always for one another to God who is Lord of the living and the dead.  May they rest in peace.

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

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com

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