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A Reflection on St. Francis de Sales’ “On Creation”—by Cameron Daly

In my Natural Theology class last semester, I was blessed to get to read and reflect on an excerpt from St. Francis de Sales’ Introduction to the Devout Life concerning God’s act of creation (included as a link). I have … Continue reading

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What do you Find at the Foot of a Christmas Tree?—by Cameron Daly

What did you find around the foot of your Christmas tree this year? I imagine you may have found any number of things. I found a robot called “Vector” that reminds me of the old Irish song “Marvelous Toy.” (https://youtu.be/047P7U5ev_E) … Continue reading

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Entertaining Angels

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:2 What does it mean to entertain angels? Despite the title of this post, I cannot guarantee a satisfactory … Continue reading

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The Sculptor and the Boy

“For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope” (Jeremiah 29:11). In a few moments I will land in Rome and begin … Continue reading

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Going to ROME!

Roman Catholic Reflections is excited to announce that it will be going on pilgrimage to Rome! First of all, please know that you and your intentions will be remembered at Masses, before the relics of countless saints, and in daily … Continue reading

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“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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“Obedience and Patience”—by Cameron Daly

“[The religious] must realize that all who are in the convent are no more than workmen whom God has set there solely that they may fashion and polish him as regards mortification”—St. John of the Cross, “Counsels to a Religious for the Attainment of Perfection,” 3. Continue reading

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