Monthly Archives: July 2014

Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Ignatian Spirituality and the Controversial Jesuits

Repost from Last Year: Today is the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus (also known as the Jesuits).  This is a very special day for me as I attended a Jesuit university as an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elizabeth Johnson, Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love

  My Summer reading list fell victim to the demands of daily life with a busier than expected work schedule, supporting a wife who is finishing writing a book and being the father of two boys who are active in baseball … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (July 28, 2014): Universe and Incarnation

“To make men see and make them feel — that is my first aim: to make an impassioned profession of my faith int he richness and value of the world and so vindicate myself against those who smile and shake … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 27, 2014): The Kingdom of God as a Priceless Treasure

“Is the Kingdom of God a big family? Yes, in a sense it is. But another sense it is a prodigious biological operation- that of the Redeeming Incarnation.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (courtesy of Fr. Don Jose Nyamunga) This … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Mary Magdalene, the Apostle to the Apostles

Originally posted on Teilhard de Chardin:
St. Mary Magdalene Our July celebration of Hall of Fame of Saints continues today with the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene.  St. Mary Magdalene holds a special place both in Christian and world history.…

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The Death of Egoism and Union With God

“The death of egoism is to understand that one is an element in a universe that personalizes itself by [God uniting Himself with us and us responding to His call]. So it is no longer oneself that one loves in … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (July 20, 2014): Wheat and Weeds

Am I living my life as a weed or a stalk of wheat ? (See Matthew 13:24-30). This weekend is the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The reflection comes from Living Space run by the Irish … Continue reading

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