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The BreadCast

Daily Exposition of the Readings for Catholic Mass...

as well as Prayers to the Saints on the General Roman Calendar (for the U.S.).  

From the books Our Daily Bread and Prayers to the Saints by James H. Kurt - both with imprimatur.

Oct 2, 2022

(Gal.1:6-12;   Ps.111:1-2,5,7-10;   Lk.10:25-37)

 

“Teacher, what must I do to inherit everlasting life?”

 

Do you really want to know?  Do really seek to hear of the Gospel of Christ?  Do you really desire the Word of God, which is “reliable forever and ever, wrought in truth and equity” and which “came by...


Oct 2, 2022

O little flower of Jesus,

with great innocence and humility

you loved the Lord

and prayed for His Church

and especially His priests;

in all the little things of your day

you gave yourself to God’s service,

and so your work reached

to the ends of the earth –

shower roses upon us from above,

where you now...


Oct 1, 2022

O messengers of God

sent to protect and guide

we poor humans

on our way to the heavenly kingdom,

you whom He in His grace and wisdom

has appointed to carry us home,

lest we dash our foot against a stone –

keep us ever in the way of the Lord;

stay close to us,

remaining always at our side,

for we are but weak...


Oct 1, 2022

(Hb.1:2-3,2:2-4;   Ps.95:1-2,6-9;   2Tm.1:6-8,13-14;   Lk.17:5-10)

 

“The vision still has its time,

presses on to fulfillment, and will not disappoint.”

 

And we are servants of this Gospel.

And so, with faith and in patience we must accomplish “what we [are] obliged to do.”  We must serve the Word of God.


Sep 30, 2022

(Job 42:1-3,5-6,12-16;   Ps.119:66,71,75,91,125,130,135;   Lk.10:17-24)

 

“I watched Satan fall from the sky like lightning.”

 

Oh how our readings conspire together today to bring heavenly light to our eyes.  Truly by them the Lord would say to us what He says to His apostles, what is so evident with Job: “Blest...