Monthly Archives: September 2013

Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (September 23, 2013): Never Give Up

“Never give up: try to attack it from another angle, the  correct angle—where success is in proportion not to the extension of the individual but to the constancy in the effort to make the world around God less harsh and … Continue reading

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Sunday Sabbath: Tears in Heaven

This is a follow up for the reflection for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time which talks about Eric Clapton and how he struggled through fame and self-destruction before surrendering his ego to have a relationship with God. What I … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 22, 2013): Eric Clapton and Surrendering to God

“I have a dogmatic certainty: God is in every person’s life.  God is in everyone’s life…Even if the life of a person has been a disaster, even if it is destroyed by vices, drugs or anything else—God is in this … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Matthew (September 21)

  “I often visited the Church of St. Louis of France, and I went there to contemplate the painting of ‘The Calling of St. Matthew,’ by Caravaggio. That finger of Jesus, pointing at Matthew. That’s me. I feel like him. Like … Continue reading

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The Higgs Boson and The Divine Milieu

“In him we live and move and have our being.” — Acts 17:28, St. Paul speaking at the Areopagus “The consistency of matter that enables it to act so decisively on the human body requires the existence of a universal … Continue reading

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Continuing Education in Faith and Science: From Big Bang to Dark Energy

I am not a scientist. However, as a Christian I have an interest in science for several reasons. First, I am fascinated in the discoveries that science can tell us about our physical universe and ultimately about God the Creator … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Robert Bellarmine, S.J. (September 17)

Today is a special day on the Church calendar as it is the feast day of two Doctors of the Church: St. Hildegard of Bingen and St. Robert Bellarmine, S.J.  You can find information on St. Hildegard of Bingen here.  This post … Continue reading

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