Category Archives: Other Reflections/Thoughts

“Gossiping = Demonstrating Your Own Stupidity,” by Cameron Daly

Though I can’t say for sure that this is accepted as definitive Church teaching,* St. Ignatius of Loyola gave us a very helpful way to consider the act of gossiping—i.e., one that may strongly discourage us from it: “Nothing should … Continue reading

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Christ as Our Brother—a quote from St. Francis of Assisi

“How holy and beloved, how pleasing and lowly, how peaceful, delightful, lovable and desirable above all things it is to have a Brother like this, who laid down his life for his sheep, and prayed to his Father for us, … Continue reading

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Happy Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day/Check Out Our New Prayer Request Page

Wishing you all a happy and blessed Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day! Remember that, though Ash Wednesday actually is not a Holy Day of Obligation, the faithful are required to fast (eat only one normal sized meal and two smaller meals amounting to no … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from RCR/Short Reflection on St. Southwell’s “The Burning Babe,” by Cameron Daly

Merry Christmas to all our followers and readers, and Happy Birthday to Our Lord Jesus! I wanted to share with you a short, beautiful poem by St. Robert Southwell, entitled “The Burning Babe” and quoted at length from http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/burningbabe.htm “As … Continue reading

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One Day: A Reflection on Death and Decay—by Cameron Daly

I once saw an article posted by a Catholic page, about what a life-changer it can be to have a skull on your desk. After having written most of this post, I just now actually read it and would highly … Continue reading

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“[E]xplain which of the proofs [of God proposed by those who came before St. Thomas] … you found most interesting and why”—discussion prompt answered by Cameron Daly

Last night, I posted what follows to the above discussion prompt in the truly epic Philosophy of God class I’m taking at Holy Apostles this semester (taught by Prof. Christopher Apodaca). As another point of interest, yesterday was the fourth … Continue reading

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Revised Fátima Trivia—by Cameron Daly

Wishing you a blessed 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fátima’s September apparition! “Say the Rosary every day to obtain peace for the world”—Our Lady of Fátima (quoted from https://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/prayers/rosary/). So I realized that I was mistaken the last time I … Continue reading

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