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Scandal Among Clergy vs. the Incorruptibility of Christ, the Church, and the Sacraments–by Cameron Daly

Some people have a hard time getting around scandalous clergy members. They kind of blame the Church herself–and I can see why they’d think to do that, since the clergy basically represents the Church. But it’s important to keep in … Continue reading

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“The Many Facets of Faith”–Reflection for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Sunday May 17, 2015

by Cameron Daly This reflection was taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of May 17, 2015–the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/051715-ascension.cfm “These signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will drive out demons, they … Continue reading

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“Follow the Leader”–Reflection for the Sunday Mass Readings of Mar. 22, 2015

by Cameron Daly This reflection was taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of Mar. 22, 2015: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/032215-fifth-sunday-lent.cfm In the game “follow the leader,” the idea is to imitate exactly–or at least, to the best of one’s ability–the actions of the … Continue reading

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“American Idol(atry)”–Reflection for the Sunday Mass Readings of Mar. 8, 2015

by Cameron Daly This reflection was taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of Mar. 8, 2015: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/030815-third-sunday-lent.cfm When I read about the golden calf incident in Exodus 32, I kind of have to wonder what was going through the Israelites’ … Continue reading

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“Water: Weapon Against Wickedness”–Reflection for the Sunday Mass Readings of Feb. 22, 2015

by Cameron Daly This reflection was taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of Feb. 22, 2015: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022215.cfm My deepest apologies to those who were, after reading the title, hoping to learn about the tactics of turbo-charged water gun fighting. Don’t … Continue reading

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“When Was the Last Time You Bathed?”–Reflection for the Sunday Mass Readings of Feb. 15, 2015, by Cameron Daly

This reflection was taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of Feb. 15, 2015: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/021515.cfm What is the dirtiest you’ve ever been? Was it when you rolled around in the backyard wrestling the dog? When you cleaned the fish tank? When … Continue reading

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“Are you a Ninevite or an Americanite?”–Reflection for the Sunday Mass Readings of Jan. 25, 2015, by Cameron Daly

This reflection was taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of Jan. 25, 2015: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/012515.cfm “Then [Jesus] began to reproach the towns where most of his mighty deeds had been done, since they had not repented. ‘Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe … Continue reading

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“Mary: God’s Queen, Our Mother, and Key Instrument in Salvation”–Reflection for the Sunday Mass Readings of Nov. 16, 2014, by Cameron Daly

This reflection is taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of Nov. 16, 2014: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/111614.cfm Even though Mary is not actually mentioned once in today’s readings, I can see quite a few things in them that pertain to her. In the … Continue reading

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“Water from the Temple”–Reflection for the Sunday Mass Readings of Nov. 9, 2014, by Cameron Daly

This reflection was taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of Nov. 9, 2014: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/110914.cfm In today’s readings, we hear a lot about temples. The Responsorial Psalm is the only part that doesn’t mention them. But the Psalm and the first … Continue reading

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“Do as God Does”–Reflection for the Sunday Mass Readings of Sept. 21, 2014–by Cameron Daly

This reflection was taken from the Sunday Mass Readings of Sept. 18, 2014: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/092114.cfm “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says the LORD.” This is at least the third time God alludes to … Continue reading

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