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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: May, 2020
May 31, 2020

The Holy Spirit comes upon the disciples, empowering and transforming them with grace. May we call upon the gift of the Spirit in our lives today, embracing the gifts we have received and sharing them in the world.

May 31, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 30, 2020

As we finish our Easter readings from the Acts of the Apostles, we see how both Peter and Paul commit their lives to the Lord. As a chapter of their lives comes to an end, they point us to the beginning of our final destination: eternal life!

May 30, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 29, 2020

St. Peter and St. Paul remain true to the Lord even though they will be imprisoned and killed. May their example inspire us to choose Christ when all other choices have been taken away.

May 29, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 28, 2020

The contrast between the unity that Christ prays for and the uproar around St. Paul reveals our constant need to seek out ways to grow closer together through the love of God.

May 27, 2020

St. Paul's farewell expresses his heartfelt commitment to the people of Ephesus - heart and mind, body and soul - as he gave them his very best during his three years among them.

May 27, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 26, 2020

St. Paul speaks plainly about the imprisonment and hardships that await him, yet his courage to face his Cross inspires us to pick up our own.

May 26, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 25, 2020

Paul and Apollos both had important tasks to do at different times and different cities; our lives uniquely build up the Body of Christ when we offer our lives and call upon the Holy Spirit for guidance.

May 25, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 24, 2020

The feast of the Ascension teaches us key spiritual insights about ourselves and the Lord. May this day inspire us to embrace our faith - strengthened by Christ - as we face our own challenges and grow in God's grace.

May 24, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 23, 2020

As St. Paul's missionary activity expands, we hear how new people are drawn into greater roles and responsibilities, including Aquila, Priscilla and Apollos. Question: how is God calling each of us today?

May 23, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 22, 2020

How important it is for us to hear the words "Do not be afraid!" As St. Paul was encouraged to let go of fear, we are also directed to live our faith in the face of every trial.

May 22, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 21, 2020

St. Paul's time and energy in Corinth reveal the powerful opportunity he had to share the Gospel. When the chance presents itself in our lives, may we respond with the same intensity as we witness our faith in Christ.

May 21, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 20, 2020

St. Paul's rejection in Athens reminds us that we, too, will encounter mocking and ridicule for our faith in Christ. When it happens may we recall that we are in good company! Just remember: we never know how a single a word we say can lift someone up and lead them to the Lord.

May 20, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 19, 2020

St. Paul's suffering in Philippi becomes an opportunity to witness his faith in Jesus. This experience of the Cross of Christ brings life-giving joy, and it shows us the path that we often find in our own lives as well.

May 19, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 18, 2020

Lydia's response to the preaching of St. Paul reveals how our faith in Christ is transmitted to the world. May we proclaim the Good News through our words and actions each and every day.

May 18, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 17, 2020

Jesus commands us to love as a demonstration for our love for Him. As we put the Lord's example into practice, we discover countless opportunities today to help us thrive with the love of Christ.

May 17, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 16, 2020

John's Gospel reveals a no-nonsense approach to the reality of opposition and hostility that we will face as disciples of Jesus Christ. In tough times we draw strength from the Lord, who gives us exactly what we need to thrive.

May 16, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 15, 2020

As the Apostles wrestle with a crucial about who can join the Church, we see in their decision making process a path for us to follow today.

May 15, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 14, 2020

St. Matthias was chosen by the Apostles to replace Judas Iscariot. This transition offers us an example of how our faith can help us navigate the ever-present effects of change and transition in our lives.

May 14, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 13, 2020

This beautiful image from John's Gospel reminds us that our connection to the Lord allows us to thrive and unite together in the most challenging times.

May 13, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 12, 2020

If you ever think you're having a bad day, read about the hardships of St. Paul! Today in the Acts of the Apostles we see how he was left for dead...and then staggered on to keep proclaiming the Good News.

May 12, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 11, 2020

As St. Paul heals a crippled man and directs the people's praise to Jesus, we understand that a fundamental part of our discipleship is to be agents of God's healing in the lives around us.

May 11, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 10, 2020

As the early Church experienced growing pains, the Apostles responded to the situation by empowering others to serve the community in special ways. May our response to the signs of the times be guided by the Lord today.

May 10, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 9, 2020

As Paul and Barnabas preach to the people, they encounter both hostility and joy. Quoting Isaiah 49:6, they shine with the light of Christ as they live their faith.

May 9, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 8, 2020

St. Paul's preaching and the Lord's teaching remind us of a crucial aspect of our faith: Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life. He is God!

May 8, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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May 7, 2020

Paul's preaching about Salvation History reminds us how crucial it is to know the history of faith so that we can share it with our own generation. For if we don't know our story, how can we pass it on?

May 7, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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