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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 30, 2019

(Rm.8:31-39;   Ps.109:21-22,26-27,30-31;   Lk.13:31-35)

 

“For your sake we are being slain all the day long.”

 

And yet, “in all this we are more than conquerors because of Him who has loved us.”

We die.  Each day we die, we sacrifice our lives.  We are “as sheep to be slaughtered.”  This is our call, to...


Oct 26, 2019

(Sir.35:12-14,16-18; Ps.34:2-3,7,17-19,23; 2Tm.4:6-8,16-18; Lk.18:9-14)

 

“O God, be merciful to me a sinner.”

 

“The one who humbles himself will be exalted,” for it is the lowly the LORD hears.  And in no greater way, and for no greater benefit, do we humble ourselves than to recognize our sinfulness before God. ...


Oct 20, 2019

(Rm.4:20-25;   Lk.1:68-75;   Lk.12:13-21)

 

“We should serve Him devoutly

and through all our days be holy in His sight.”

 

For “this very night your life shall be required of you.”  Always and forever our faith is required of us, if we are to draw breath.  Always and forever the Lord asks us what fruit we...


Oct 19, 2019

(Ex.17:8-13;   Ps.121:1-8;   2Tm.3:14-4:2;   Lk.18:1-8) 

“Call out to Him day and night.”

How faithful is the Lord.  How true is He.  As our psalmist so well states, “He neither slumbers nor sleeps.”  Indeed, “He is beside [us] at [our] right hand”; always “the Lord will guard [us] from all evil” –...


Oct 12, 2019

(2Kgs.5:14-17;   Ps.98:1-4;   2Tm.2:8-13;   Lk.17:11-19)

 

“All the ends of the earth have seen

the salvation by our God.”

 

“The word of God is not chained.”  It cannot be imprisoned.  It is free.  And it cannot be limited by national boundaries; it is for everyone.  The universal call of salvation is made...