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Laudato Si and Teilhard de Chardin

First, my apologies about the longer than expected sabbatical. It has been a crazy few months between work, health issues with my mother-in-law and trying to spend more time with family. I hope to begin posting again on a semi-regular … Continue reading

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    It has been 21 months since I started this blog. It has been a fun journey and I am grateful that I have had the opportunity to connect with so many wonderful people throughout the world. The Noosphere … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Pretend

Originally posted on Striving After the Wind:

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Martin Luther King, Jr. and Catholic Moral Law

[Note: The Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week will appear tomorrow] In the United States, we celebrate the life and ideals of Martin Luther King, Jr. today.  Last Saturday, I went to see the movie Selma.  I came in … Continue reading

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Becoming the Beloved

Originally posted on God In All Things:
“You are my beloved [Son]; with you I am well pleased” (Luke 3:22, NABRE). What more do we want than to hear these words? We all want to be loved. We all want…

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Both love and truth are vital

Originally posted on Perichoresis:
Love without truth is sentimentality; it supports and affirms us but keeps us in denial about our flaws. Truth without love is harshness; it gives us information but in such a way that we cannot really…

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It is GOD Who Converts

Originally posted on joy of nine9:
My words alone will not convince an atheist. Yes, Catholics need theology and apologetics, but these disciplines will  not convert  anybody, because Christianity is not primarily a moral theology or a philosophy, but a relationship…

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Dreaming of a New Humanity in a New Year

Originally posted on Father Bob's Reflections:
St. Augustine, Florida at Christmastime. Dear friends, When we were preparing for Y2K fifteen years ago, I dreamed about “A New Humanity for a New Millennium.” And I wrote some really positive stuff…

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Sunday Reflection, Feast of the Holy Family (December 28, 2014)

This Sunday is the Feast of the Holy Family. The readings can be found here.  This is an interesting Feast in that it falls between Christmas and Epiphany. In some ways it seems like an odd placement between these two … Continue reading

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When God comes in

Originally posted on Perichoresis:
Lord, come into my heart. It’s hard for me to get the door open very far, but if at the Incarnation you managed to squeeze into an embryo, perhaps you could make it into my heart too—even…

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