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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.

Jan 27, 2023

(Heb.11:1-2,8-19;   Lk.1:68-75;   Mk.4:35-41)

 

“Why are you so terrified?

Why are you lacking in faith?”

 

“Faith is confident assurance concerning what we hope for, and conviction about things we do not see,” our brother Paul would have us know, and realize.  We all hope for something; there is ever something we...


Jan 26, 2023

(Heb.10:32-39;   Ps.37:3-6,23-24,39-40;   Mk.4:26-34)

 

“You need patience to do God’s will

and receive what He has promised.”

 

Brothers and sisters, “we are not among those who draw back and perish, but among those who have faith and live.”  Whatever “great contest[s] of suffering” may be before us or...


Jan 25, 2023

(Heb.10:19-25;   Ps.24:1-6;   Mk.4:21-25)

 

“Since we have a great high priest who is over the house of God,

let us draw near in utter sincerity and absolute confidence.”

 

Let us shine our light without fear, for it is the light of the Lord and cannot be removed.  “Let us hold unswervingly to our profession which...


Jan 23, 2023

(Heb.10:1-10;   Ps.40:2,4,7-11;   Mk.3:31-35)

“I have come to do your will, O God.”

But what is this will of God?  How do we know it?  How shall we live it?  The will of God is known through the obedience of the Son, in His sacrifice for our sins; and all who seek to do the will of God must follow in His way, offering...


Jan 22, 2023

(Heb.9:15,24-28;   Ps.98:1-6;   Mk.3:22-30)

 

“His death has taken place for deliverance from transgressions.”

 

By his death Jesus has disarmed the devil; the Lord has destroyed Satan’s power by His holy sacrifice.  Because of Jesus’ innocent blood, “Satan has suffered mutiny in his ranks and is torn by...