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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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Discerning Advent – Darkness

Originally posted on God In All Things:
[audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/godinallthings/Advent_1_Darkness.mp3%5D “Lord, it is nearly midnight and I am waiting for You in the darkness and the great silence.” – Thomas Merton Incarnation happens all around us. It happens when we see…

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The Teilhard de Chardin Project Play in Toronto Starting November 20

The following is courtesy of reader Mary Beaty of Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto. Ms. Beaty posted it in the comment section to a post and am copying it here as it deserves its own mention. This looks like a … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Albert the Great (November 15): Patron Saint of Scientists

Originally posted on Teilhard de Chardin:
St. Albert the Great, Patron Saint of Scientists Today is the Feast of St. Albert the Great who, along with St. Dominic, are the patron Saints of scientists.  In honor of this Feast Day, I am…

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Flannery O’Connor’s Manhattan Memorial (Teilhard de Chardin Reference)

  I found this article from the New Yorker re the Flannery O’Connor induction to the American Poets Corner at St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York, with a nice reference to Teilhard de Chardin’s impact on her writings. … Continue reading

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Why Un-God is Un-Likely (for me)

Originally posted on gigglinginthegutter:
It is all, let’s admit, unprovable. All – reality, God, no-God, meaning, purpose etc. That’s because there is no independent starting point, no external (to the Universe) objective truth. That is, there may well be –…

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Towards an Ethics of Technology: Re-Exploring Teilhard de Chardin’s Theory of Technology and Evolution

Originally posted on Scientific Research Publishing:
Read  full  paper  at: http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=51174#.VFgt0WfHRK0 Author(s) Archimedes C. Articulo Affiliation(s) College of Arts and Sciences, Cagayan State University, Tuguegarao City, Philippines. ABSTRACT Defining the mechanism of evolution is a controversial issue that, until now,…

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