Illumined by the Spirit

“When our eyes are illumined by the Spirit, they open to contemplate God, in the beauty of nature and in the grandeur of the cosmos, and they lead us to discover how everything speaks to us about him and his love. All of this arouses in us great wonder and a profound sense of gratitude!” — Pope Francis

Reflection: When has something in nature caused you to be awed? How did you respond to you wonder? Was gratitude to God one of your first thoughts? The Catechism of the Catholic Church says creation is the work of the Holy Trinity and that the world was created for the glory of God (290-301). What have you discovered about God through interacting with the created world?

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Spend a few minutes with Pope Francis each day. These daily reflections are sure to deepen your Catholic faith journey.


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Illumined by the Spirit

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
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