Monthly Archives: March 2014

Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (March 31, 2014): Everything That Rises Must Converge (Part I)

[This Quote of the Week is inspired by the fact that I am rereading Flannery O’Connor] “It is true that at the outset it presupposes a certain fundamental concept of the place of Man in Nature. But as it rises … Continue reading

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Christopher Hitchens: An Excess of Errors

Originally posted on Mythos/Logos:
I recently finished reading the late Christopher Hitchens’ book god is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything. In some parts, the book is delightful, and I admire the author’s courage.  Although the social penalties for atheism are…

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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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Mary’s Fiat and Our’s

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (March 24, 2014): Unity, Love and Consciousness

The more, as an irresistible effect of technical progress and reflection, mankind becomes conscious of the immensity, and even more the organicity, of the world around it, the more the necessity for a soul makes itself felt: for a soul … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Third Sunday of Lent (March 23, 2014): Renewal in Baptism

This weekend is the Third Sunday of Lent. The readings can be found here.  The theme of the readings centers around water. Water is crucial for our survival and virtually every culture has had water as part of its core … Continue reading

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