Monthly Archives: January 2014

Sunday Reflection: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 19, 2014): Growing in Christ

This weekend is the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The themes are on the nature of Christ and our call to grow closer to Christ and each other. Today’s reflection is courtesy of friend … Continue reading

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We Are Now Entering the Noosphere

Originally posted on The Irrefutable Proof about Hobbits:
Our closest living relatives — chimps, bonobos, gorillas, orang-utans, and gibbons — are extremely smart, but their particular form of intelligence is predicated on the fact that they can’t necessarily trust their neighbours. …

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Slaying the Flying Spaghetti Monster by Robert Barron

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Pictures from Teilhard de Chardin Collection at Georgetown University

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting in person Frank Frost and Mary Frost who are producing the PBS documentary The Teilhard Project.  Frank Frost was gracious to give me a tour of the Teilhard de Chardin collection at … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (January 13, 2014): The Cosmic Design

This week the quote is not directly from Teilhard de Chardin but it is inspired by Teilhard in the outstanding science fiction series The Galactic Milieu by Julian May.  The quote is by the character Rogatien Remillard (“Uncle Rogi”): “And how … Continue reading

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St. Peter Faber, SJ: Patron Saint of Business?

Chris Lowney had an interesting article in National Catholic Register proposing that Peter Faber, S.J. be the patron saint for business people: On Dec. 17, Pope Francis signed the bull of canonization recognizing Faber as a saint, and the relatively … Continue reading

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Video: The Summons

Originally posted on Keeping Company:
On this Sunday, we celebrate the feast of the Baptism of our Lord, and consequently, our own baptisms as well. The Summons (Will You Come and Follow Me) by John Bell was sung at Mass,…

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Sunday Reflection: Feast of Baptism of the Lord (January 12, 2014)

I, the LORD, have called you for the victory of justice, I have grasped you by the hand; I formed you, and set you as a covenant of the people, a light for the nations, to open the eyes of the blind, to bring out prisoners … Continue reading

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The Continuing Influence of Teilhard de Chardin

The article below appeared in the Independent Catholic News this week: The French philosopher, palaeontologist and geologist, Fr Pierre Teilhard de Chardin SJ is the focus for the Society of Jesus this January, as he features in the commemorative calendar produced … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict, Environmental Stewardship and Request for Help (not money:-)

It is hard to believe that it was less than a ago that Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world by becoming the first Pope to resign in 600 years. While the mainstream media likes to draw (false) contrasts between Pope … Continue reading

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