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The Death of Egoism and Union With God

“The death of egoism is to understand that one is an element in a universe that personalizes itself by [God uniting Himself with us and us responding to His call]. So it is no longer oneself that one loves in … Continue reading

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Charles Reid: We Can Do Better on the Intersection of Science and Theology

  Charles Reid, professor of law at St. Thomas University, has recently written an interesting piece in the Huffington Post titled “The Reconciliation of Science and Religion: We Can Do Better.”  The thrust of the article is Reid’s review of Amir … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Fourth Sunday of Lent (March 30, 2014): Trust in the Slow Work of God

“Live as children of light, for light produces every kind of goodness and righteousness and truth.” — Eph 5:8-9 This weekend is the Fourth Sunday in Advent. The readings can be found here.  The themes focus on the metaphor of … Continue reading

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Can Science Completely Explain the Universe without God?

A great video by the Magis Center           About this video “It’s been asserted by some prominent physicists that science can explain the universe without the need for a transcendent Creator – the implication being that … Continue reading

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Lenten Online Program: God, Self and Ego by Philip St. Romain

This Lent I will be taking an online “course” titled “God, Self and Ego” by Philip St. Romain of the Heartland Center for Spirituality.   According to the course description: “This series will feature 9 written presentations on the meaning … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (February 10, 2014): Communion with Others

It happens sometimes that a man who is pure of heart will discern in himself, besides the happiness which brings peace to his own individual desires and affections, a quite special joy, springing from a source outside himself, which enfolds him … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin’s New Year’s Message (courtesy of The Teilhard Project)

    Set forth below is a New Year’s Message from The Teilhard Project with a great quote from Teilhard de Chardin: HAPPY NEW YEAR!  As we launch into 2014 we at the Teilhard de Chardin Project are reminded of … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 23, 2013): Purifying the Heart

“Lord, enclose me in the depths of your Heart. And, when you have me there, burn me, purify me, set me afire, raise me up to perfect satisfaction of your pleasure, unto the most complete annihilation of myself.”  – Courtesy … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Advent (December 15, 2013): Expectant Waiting and Dynamic Faith

“Be patient, brothers and sisters” — James (5:7) This Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent, or Gaudete Sunday (Rejoice!).  The readings can be found here. We continue the Advent theme of hopeful anticipation.  Today’s reflection, courtesy of Rev. Eric K. … Continue reading

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Exorcizing the God of the Gaps

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
The rise of modern science created a problem for Christian theology. If God is not scientifically needed to explain why water freezes at 32°F or why the stars come out at night, if the universe…

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