Skip to main content


Do not be afraid. Just have faith. Mark 5:36

A Daily Dose
Offer It Up!
Your Catholic Is Showing
Friendly Links
Daily Dose Oct 08
Daily Dose Nov 08
Daily Dose Dec 08
Daily Dose Jan 09
Daily Dose Feb 09
Daily Dose Mar 09
Daily Dose Apr 09
Daily Dose May 09
Daily Dose June 09
Daily Dose July 09
Daily Dose Aug 09
Daily Dose Sept 09
Daily Dose Oct 09
Daily Dose Nov 09
Daily Dose Dec 09
Daily Dose Jan 10
Daily Dose Feb 10
Daily Dose Mar 10
Daily Dose Apr 10
Daily Dose May 10
Daily Dose June 10
Daily Dose July 10
Daily Dose Aug 10
Daily Dose Sept 10
Daily Dose Oct 10
Daily Dose Nov 10
Daily Dose Dec 10
Daily Dose Jan 11
Daily Dose Feb 11
Daily Dose Mar 11
Daily Dose Apr 11
Daily Dose May 11
Daily Dose June 11
Daily Dose July 11
Daily Dose Aug 11
Daily Dose Sept 11
Daily Dose Oct 11
Daily Dose Nov 11
Daily Dose Dec 11
Daily Dose Jan 12
Daily Dose Feb 12
Daily Dose Mar 12
Daily Dose Apr 12
Daily Dose May 12
Daily Dose June 12
Daily Dose July 12
Daily Dose Aug 12
Daily Dose Sept 12
Daily Dose Oct 12
Daily Dose Nov 12
Daily Dose Dec 12
Daily Dose Jan13
Daily Dose Feb13
Daily Dose Mar13
Daily Dose Apr13
Daily Dose May13
Daily Dose June 13
Daily Dose July 13
Daily Dose Aug 13
Daily Dose Sept 13
Daily Dose Oct 13
Daily Dose Nov 13
Daily Dose Dec 13
Daily Dose Jan 14
Daily Dose Feb 14
Daily Dose Mar 14
Daily Dose Apr 14
Daily Dose May 14
Daily Dose June 14
Daily Dose July 14
Daily Dose Aug 14
Daily Dose Sept 14
Daily Dose Oct 14
Daily Dose Nov 14
Daily Dose Dec 14
Daily Dose Jan 15
Daily Dose Feb 15
Daily Dose March 15
Daily Dose Apr 15
Daily Dose May 15
Daily Dose June 15
Daily Dose July 15
Daily Dose Aug 15
Daily Dose Sept 15
Daily Dose Oct 15
Daily Dose Nov 15
Daily Dose Dec 15
Daily Dose Jan 16
Daily Dose Feb 16
Daily Dose Mar 16
Daily Dose Apr 16
Daily Dose May 16
Daily Dose June 16
Daily Dose July 16
Daily Dose Aug 16
Daily Dose Jan 17
Daily Dose Feb 17
Daily Dose Mar 17
Daily Dose Apr 17
OIU Oct 08
OIU Nov 08
OIU Dec 08
OIU Jan 09
OIU Feb 09
OIU Mar 09
OIU Apr 09
OIU May 09
OIU June 09
OIU July 09
OIU Aug 09
OIU Sept 09
OIU Oct 09
OIU Nov 09
OIU Dec 09
OIU Jan 10
OIU Feb 10
OIU Mar 10
OIU Apr 10
OIU May 10
OIU June 10
OIU July 10
OIU Aug 10
OIU Sept 10
OIU Oct 10
OIU Nov 10
OIU Dec 10
OIU Jan 11
OIU Feb 11
OIU Mar 11
OIU Apr 11
OIU May 11
OIU June 11
OIU July 11
OIU Aug 11
OIU Sept 11
OIU Oct 11
OIU Nov 11
OIU Dec 11
OIU Jan 12
OIU Feb 12
OIU Mar 12
OIU Apr 12
OIU May 12
OIU June 12
OIU July 12
OIU Aug 12
OIU Sept 12
OIU Oct 12
OIU Nov12
OIU Dec12
OIU Jan13
OIU Feb13
OIU Mar13
OIU Apr13
OIU May 13
OIU June 13
OIU July 13
OIU Aug 13
OIU Sept 13
OIU Oct 13
OIU Nov 13
OIU Dec 13
OIU Jan 14
OIU Feb 14
OIU Mar 14
OIU Apr 14
OIU May 14
OIU June 14
OIU July 14
OIU Aug 14
OIU Sept 14
OIU Oct 14
OIU Nov 14
OIU Dec 14
OIU Jan 15
OIU Feb 15
OIU March 15
OIU Apr 15
OIU May 15
OIU June 15
OIU July 15
OIU Aug 15
OIU Sept 15
OIU Oct 2015
OIU Nov 15
OIU Dec 15
OIU Jan 16
OIU Feb 16
OIU Mar 16
OIU Apr 16
OIU May 16
OIU June 16
OIU July 16
OIU Aug 16
OIU Jan 17
OIU Feb 17
OIU Mar 17
OIU Apr 17
About Us
Contact Us
Site Map

A Daily Dose February 28, 2011

We are all equal in Jesus Christ; and the highest degree of our nobility is to be of the number of the true servants of God.

Pope St. Hilary

Micah 6:8

You have been told, O man, what is good, and what the LORD requires of you: Only to do the right and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your God.


A Daily Dose February 27, 2011

One rare and exceptional deed is worth far more than a thousand commonplace ones. St. Ignatius of Loyola

John 15:12-13

This is my commandment: love one another as I love you.

No one has greater love than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends.

A Daily Dose February 26, 2011

Whatever you do, think not of yourself, but of God.

St. Vincent Ferrer

2 Chronicles 7:14

And if my people, upon whom my name has been pronounced, humble themselves and pray, and seek my presence and turn from their evil ways, I will hear them from heaven and pardon their sins and revive their land.


A Daily Dose February 25, 2011

He who labors as he prays lifts his heart to God with his hands.

St. Benedict of Nursia

James 5:16

The fervent prayer of a righteous person is very powerful.


A Daily Dose February 24, 2011

Mine was a Disney World sort of life--inauthentic, narrow, utterly predictable, and largely devoid of any real meaning. The end to this illusion would come to me, as it has for so many, by means of a personal crisis. Joseph Jaworski

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart;
Test me and know my thoughts.
See if there is any wicked way in me,
And lead me in the way everlasting.

A Daily Dose February 23, 2011

Learn to humble yourself; you are but earth and clay.

Thomas Kempis

1 Peter 5:5-7

And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility in your dealings with one another, for: "God opposes the proud but bestows favor on the humble." So humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time.

Cast all your worries upon him because he cares for you.


A Daily Dose February 22, 2011

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence.... We need silence to be able to touch souls. Mother Teresa

1 Kings 19:11-12

Then the LORD said, "Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will be passing by." A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountains and crushing rocks before the LORD--but the LORD was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake--but the LORD was not in the earthquake.

After the earthquake there was fire--but the LORD was not in the fire.

After the fire there was a tiny whispering sound.

A Daily Dose February 21, 2011

The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation. Corrie Ten Boom

Luke 6:38

Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and overflowing, will be poured into your lap. For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you.


A Daily Dose February 20, 2011

Speak ill of no one and avoid the company of those who talk (bad) about their neighbors.Blessed Jacinta Marto of Fatima

James 1:19-20

Know this, my dear brothers: everyone should be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath, for the wrath of a man does not accomplish the righteousness of God.


A Daily Dose February 19, 2011

The people most tempted are those who are ready, with the grace of God, to sacrifice everything for the salvation of their poor souls, who renounce all those things which most people eagerly seek. St. John Vianney

Mark 8:35-37

For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and that of the gospel will save it.

What profit is there for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? What could one give in exchange for his life?


A Daily Dose February 18, 2011

Certain thoughts are prayers.

There are moments when, whatever the attitude of the body may be, the soul is on its knees. Les Miserables

Psalm 66:19-20

But God did hear and listened to my voice in prayer.

Blessed be God, who did not refuse me the kindness I sought in prayer.

A Daily Dose February 17, 2011

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

G. K.Chesterton

Philippians 1:9-11

And this is my prayer: that your love may increase ever more and more in knowledge and every kind of perception, to discern what is of value, so that you may be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ for the glory and praise of God.


A Daily Dose February 16, 2011

Wisdom is a great yet elusive gift. It may be that I often see, in retrospect, how I was more foolish than wise. I may have been worked up over something, and thought I was in the right, motivated by high ideals. Yet the end result was an unsettling one, leaving me and others more dispirited than at peace. Yet often it is from the failures that wisdom comes. Sacred Space

Wisdom 3:5-6

Having been disciplined a little, they will receive great good, because God tested them and found them worthy of Himself; like gold in the furnace He tried them, and like a sacrificial burnt-offering He accepted them.

A Daily Dose February 15, 2011

For you hear 'The Body of Christ,' and you reply, 'Amen.'

Be a member of the body of Christ so that your 'Amen' may be true.

Be what you see, and recieve what you are.

St. Augustine

John 6:35, 40

Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.

This is indeed the will of my Father, that all who see the Son and believe in him may have eternal life; and I will raise them up on the last day.’


A Daily Dose February 14, 2011

What I need to live has been given to me by the earth. Why I need to live has been given to me by you. Who I need to live as has been shared with you.

All of this and who we are has been given to us from God.

1 Peter 4:8 -10

Above all, let your love for one another be intense, because love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaining. As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God's varied grace.

A Daily Dose February 13, 2011

Yes and No are very short words to say, but we should think for some length of time before saying them.

Matthew 5:37

“Let your 'Yes' mean 'Yes,' and your 'No' mean 'No.'

Anything more is from the evil one.”


A Daily Dose February 12, 2011

God gave Himself to you: give yourself to God.

Blessed Robert Southwell

1 Peter 2:15-17

For it is the will of God that by doing good you may silence the ignorance of foolish people.

Be free, yet without using freedom as a pretext for evil, but as slaves of God. Give honor to all, love the community, fear God, honor the king.

A Daily Dose February 11, 2011

A man prayed, and at first he thought that prayer was talking. But he became more quiet until in the end he realized that prayer is listening. Soren Kierkegaard

1 Samuel 3:10

…the LORD came and revealed his presence, calling out as before, "Samuel, Samuel!"

Samuel answered, "Speak, for your servant is listening."


A Daily Dose February 10, 2011

Prayer is the oxygen of the soul.

Padre Pio

1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness

A Daily Dose February 9, 2011

Clothed in His grace we can do all things, whether to give a talk, go to Africa, battle an illness, kick a habit, lay hands on the sick, or love somebody that drives us crazy. We just believe and get our carcasses to the starting gate.

Elizabeth Mulloy

Wisdom 9:1-4,10

God of my fathers, LORD of mercy. you who have made all things by your word and in your wisdom have established man to rule the creatures produced by you, to govern the world in holiness and justice, and to render judgment in integrity of heart:

Give me Wisdom, the attendant at your throne, and reject me not from among your children;

Send her forth from your holy heavens and from your glorious throne dispatch her that she may be with me and work with me, that I may know what is your pleasure.


A Daily Dose February 8, 2011

I urge you to persevere in your love for Christ and your faithful observance of the law of Christ. Our Goal is God, the source of all good.St. Jerome Emiliani

Romans 15:1-6

We who are strong ought to put up with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves; let each of us please our neighbor for the good, for building up.

For Christ did not please himself; but, as it is written, "The insults of those who insult you fall upon me." For whatever was written previously was written for our instruction, that by endurance and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to think in harmony with one another, in keeping with Christ Jesus, that with one accord you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

A Daily Dose February 7, 2011

In those certain circumstances of life, it’s good to know and see that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Better still, while we are on our way, might we be a light in the tunnel as well?

Genesis 1:3-4

Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light.

God saw how good the light was. God then separated the light from the darkness.


A Daily Dose February 6, 2011

Human progress planned as alternatives to God's plan introduce injustice, evil and violence rising against the divine plan of justice and salvation. And despite transitory and apparent successes, they are reduced to simple machinations destined to dissolution and failure. Pope John Paul II

John 14:6-7

Jesus said to him, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

If you know me, then you will also know my Father.

A Daily Dose February 5, 2011

You've got a friend in me
You've got a friend in me
You've got a friend in me
You've got troubles, well I've got 'em too
There isn't anything I wouldn't do for you
We stick together and we see it through
You've got a friend in me
You've got a friend in me

Randy Newman

Proverbs 11:25

…he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.


A Daily Dose February 4, 2011

Let us return from that Table of Eucharist like lions breathing out fire, terrifying to the devil! St. John Chrysostom

Joshua 1:9

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

A Daily Dose February 3, 2011

The Church grows only by humiliations. You will do much more by humbling yourself than by preaching.... The lower we go, the more we resemble the Lord Jesus.

Blessed Bronislaw Mickiewicz

John 3:30

He must increase. I must decrease.


A Daily Dose February 2, 2011

Our responsibilities need a measure of joy. We need the energy of enthusiasm even in the most menial tasks if we are to avoid resentment and boredom. A joyless, drab existence is a sorry sight. Worse, it is a wasted life. Bishop Robert F. Morneau

Psalm 90:12

Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.


A Daily Dose February 1, 2011

Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps, if you are not willing to move your feet. Anonymous

James 4:13-17

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we shall go into such and such a town, spend a year there doing business, and make a profit"-- you have no idea what your life will be like tomorrow. You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears.

Instead you should say, "If the Lord wills it, we shall live to do this or that." But now you are boasting in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. So for one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, it is a sin.


Add your content here