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About Fr Scott Reilly LC

Fr Scott is from Kankakee, IL. He has two sisters and one brother who is a priest as well in the Legionaries of Christ. In 1983 he joined Immaculate Conception Apostolic School of the Legionaries of Christ located in Center Harbor, NH.  He has studied abroad in Salamanca, Spain for 2 years and in Rome, Italy where he earned a Bachelors in Philosophy from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas and Theology with the Legionaries Christ. He was ordained to the priesthood on December 24, 1997 and served the Regnum Christi Movement and local Church in Atlanta, GA from 1997-2010, Houston, TX from 2010-2015 and presently is serving in Philadelphia, PA. He enjoys sports, reading and pastoral ministry.

All You Need is Love

Recently at a workshop in Michigan, I bumped into a young woman whom I knew when I was chaplain at her high school. She told me that she has been looking for someone online, so I took advantage to pick … Continue reading

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Love is the True Test for Parents

I happened to catch on NPR the other day an interesting program about measuring the impact of prenatal genetic testing. They discussed whether there could be too much information for a mother and father.  Apparently, the knowledge dump given to … Continue reading

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Let’s Focus on a Happy New Year

At this time of the month, a reservation is almost necessary to ensure a spot on a treadmill or an elliptical trainer at the local fitness center. Driving such feverish attendance are all those New Year’s resolutions still brimming with … Continue reading

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A Grateful Heart is a Joyful Heart!

As President of the United States, George Washington proclaimed the first nationwide thanksgiving celebration in America marking November 26, 1789, “as a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal … Continue reading

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Dump the negativity!

A 1972 Datsun chugging at a stoplight would not get a second look, well maybe from an antique car dealer. External appearances, whether positive or negative, tend to be the driving force for judgements. Hardly able to hold back their … Continue reading

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I can see!

A young man asked Socrates the secret to success. Socrates told the young man to meet him near the river the next morning. They met. Socrates asked the young man to walk with him toward the river. When the water … Continue reading

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Courage remains in fashion

  What is courage? Etymologically it comes from Cor (Latin) Corage (French) Cardiac (Greek) =Heart. Instinctively we know that courage is worthy of praise and admiration. On the morning of 25 October 1415, shortly before the Battle of Agincourt, Henry V made a … Continue reading

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