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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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The Fourth Sunday of Advent: What Are We Really Waiting For?

Originally posted on Daily Theology:
The fourth and final candle is lit. The stockings are hung. The trees are up. The planes have landed. In the words of Joni Mitchell: It’s coming on Christmas. They’re cutting down the trees. They’re…

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The Magi and the Internal Journey Through the Desert

I received this reflection from a member of our prayer group and thought I would pass it on: If, as Herod, we fill our lives with things and again with things, if we consider ourselves so unimportant that we fill … Continue reading

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The Incarnation and Evolution

Last Friday the London, Ontario Free Press had a good article by Bruce Tallman on the meaning of the Incarnation in an evolutionary world. These ideas are consistent with those of Teilhard de Chardin although Teilhard would also emphasize that the … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Francis Xavier, S.J. (December 3)

Originally posted on Teilhard de Chardin:
St. Francis Xavier, S.J. Today is the Feast Day of St. Francis Xavier, S.J., one of the most famous early Jesuits. He was a close companion of St. Ignatius of Loyola and one of the first…

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