Monthly Archives: June 2014

Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 30, 2014): God Speaking Thorough “True Myths”

  “Mythology and folklore . . . are filled with symbols and fables expressing the deeply rooted resolve of Earth to find its way to Heaven; from which it follows that we may in a perfectly legitimate sense accept the … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul (June 29, 2014): Unity in Diversity

  This year, Sunday falls on the Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul so we celebrate this great feast during the Mass this weekend.  The readings can be found here. Both of these great Saints have other Feast days (The … Continue reading

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Solemnity of St. John the Baptist (June 24)

Today we celebrate the Feast of St. John the Baptist.  One of the things I really like about Christianity is its universality and its adaptability to different cultures.  Perhaps the best example of that is the date established for the … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 23, 2014): Love, Matter and Spirit

Love is the threshold of another universe. Beyond the vibrations with which we are familiar, the rainbow-like range of its colors is still in full growth. But, for all the fascination that the lower shades have for us, it is only … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Corpus Christi (June 22, 2014): Teilhard, Pope Benedict and the Cosmos as a Living Host

This weekend is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, also known as Corpus Christi. The readings can be found here. Teilhard de Chardin believed that the Eucharist was not only the central component of the Liturgy … 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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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 16, 2014): Charity and Progress

  “Christian detachment subsists wholly in this wider attitude of mind: but instead of “leaving behind” it leads on; instead of cutting off, it raises. It is no longer a breakaway but a way through; no longer a withdrawal but … Continue reading

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