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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.

Aug 28, 2021

(Dt.4:1-2,6-8;   Ps.15:1-5;   Jas.1:17-18,21b-22,27;   Mk.7:1-8,14-15,21-23) 

“Humbly welcome the word that has been planted in you

and is able to save your souls.”

Welcome it, yes, and “be doers of the word and not hearers only.”  For how else shall you show that the word of God is planted in you except that you...


Aug 18, 2021

(Jgs.11:29-39;   Ps.40:5,7-10;   Mt.22:1-14)

 

“You have made a vow to the Lord.

Do with me as you have vowed.”

 

As with the Blessed Virgin Mary, who is blessed not so much for giving birth to Jesus – or consecrating herself to God as a virgin – as for hearing and doing the word of God, being the handmaiden...


Aug 4, 2021

(Nm.20:1-13;   Ps.95:1-2,6-9;   Mt.16:13-23)

 

“‘You are the Messiah,’ Simon Peter answered,

‘the Son of the Living God!’”

 

With this response, because of this faith come from the “heavenly Father,” Jesus declares to Peter, “You are ‘Rock’, and on this rock I will build my Church.”  He...