Tag Archives: China

Feast of the Transfiguration: Teilhard de Chardin and Mass on the World

Repost From Last Year: Today is the Feast of the Transfiguration.  It was one of those rare instances during Jesus’ lifetime when His divinity was clearly apparent to his closest disciples.  The Transfiguration also had a special place in the … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin’s New Year’s Message (courtesy of The Teilhard Project)

    Set forth below is a New Year’s Message from The Teilhard Project with a great quote from Teilhard de Chardin: HAPPY NEW YEAR!  As we launch into 2014 we at the Teilhard de Chardin Project are reminded of … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 17, 2013): Teilhard de Chardin, St. Paul, End Times and God in All

The last enemy to be destroyed is death, for “he subjected everything under his feet.” But when it says that everything has been subjected, it is clear that it excludes the one who subjected everything to him. When everything is subjected to him, then … Continue reading

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Life of Teilhard de Chardin: Discovery of Peking Man and Travels (1928-1940)

I am gradually building out the “Life of Teilhard de Chardin” posts. It has taken longer than usual as work and family preclude me from spending more time on the blog. However, here is the latest installment: Discovery of Peking … Continue reading

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The Teilhard de Chardin Project: Coming April 2015

I started this blog in the Spring for several reasons.  First, I had recently had a “reconversion” and wanted to more deeply explore my faith.  Second, I was frustrated in some of my interactions with both agnostics and religiously-oriented people … Continue reading

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Life of Teilhard de Chardin: Second Trip to China and The Divine Milieu (1926-1928)

Teilhard de Chardin arrived in China for the second time in 1926.  At first, he was utterly miserable in China.  Teilhard felt he had been exiled to a remote wilderness and that he was going to be unable to achieve … Continue reading

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Life of Teilhard de Chardin: First China Trip and Mass on the World (1923-1924)

Teilhard de Chardin set sail for his first trip to China in Spring 1923.  He landed at Shanghai and proceeded to travel by train to Tientsin, a coastal city some eighty miles from Peking where Emile Licent, S.J., had built … Continue reading

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