Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Power of the Desert

Originally posted on God In All Things:
I wonder what it would be like to get inside Jesus’ head when he was tempted in the desert (Mt 4:1-11; Mk 1:12-13; Lk 4:1-13). Did he recognize right away that he was…

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Pope Reaffirms Church Teaching on Evolution; In Other News: Dog Bites Man

  The media coverage of the Catholic (both the mainstream media and unfortunately many Catholic outlets) is often superficial if not downright inaccurate. Even more recent than the synod has been the reporting of Pope Francis’ remarks supporting evolution this … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and Moving to a More Unified and Less Polarized Church

For a variety of reasons, the primary one being the inaccurate hyperbole being written from all quarters, I have avoided discussing the recently concluded Special Synod on the Family. However, John Gehring had a good article in Crux that went … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (October 27, 2014): Human Work in the Glory of God

  “One by one, through human effort aided by God, souls are distilled, precious drops, — and the nectar which comes at the end has not the same savour as that which flowed first. Each has its own exquisite value. … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 26, 2014): Responding to God’s Love

Photo Courtesy of  “Love, and do what you like” — statement attributed to St. Augustine. This Sunday is the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The Gospel reading is the Great Commandment, which consists of … Continue reading

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The God of Surprises

Originally posted on Molma Indigo • Spiritual Activist:
Thinking and working to understand being a co-creator with God I came across this poem on a wonderful site I frequent: May the God of Surprises delight you, inviting you to accept…

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (October 20, 2014): Religion and Mysticism

  Due to travel schedule, this week’s quote is not from Teilhard de Chardin but is from another one of my favorite authors, Philip St. Romain in the spirit of Teilhard de Chardin: “To emphasize the pivotal role of faith … Continue reading

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