Monthly Archives: November 2013

First Sunday of Advent (December 1, 2013): Preparing for Christ

This Sunday is the First Sunday of Advent, the beginning of the Church year. The readings can be found here. The themes include preparing for the various comings of Christ. The reflection comes from Living Space run by the Irish … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Grave at Advent Season

Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. and the Church is heading into the Advent Season this weekend. The above photo is of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin’s grave in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. The photo is courtesy of Jacqueline and Pierre Francois … Continue reading

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Peter Faber, S.J. to be declared Saint

I had previously written about the life of Peter (Pierre) Faber, S.J., a companion of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the first Jesuit priest. Pope Francis mentioned Fr. Faber as one of his role models for his pontificate. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Site Update

When I started this blog just over six months ago I had no idea what to expect. Unlike most areas of my life, there was not a clear direction or goals. I was not convinced that the internet needed yet … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (November 25, 2013)

[I]f in his interpretation of the process of the Incarnation a Christian adopts the eminently justifiable point of view which rests on organic and physical analogies, then nothing in the world any longer subsists permanently for him apart from the … Continue reading

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Seeking the sacred

Originally posted on The Sprightly Writer:
I heard about a hit-and-run that happened in our area last week from a police officer friend of mine.  He was just telling me about it on Saturday night, when I brought him maple…

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Sunday Reflection, Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe (November 24, 2013): Teilhard de Chardin’s Universal Christic Vision

“Our individual mystical effort awaits an essential completion in its union with the mystical effort of all other men. The divine milieu which will ultimately be one in the Pleroma, must begin to become one during the earthly phase of … Continue reading

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