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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 16, 2014): Charity and Progress

  “Christian detachment subsists wholly in this wider attitude of mind: but instead of “leaving behind” it leads on; instead of cutting off, it raises. It is no longer a breakaway but a way through; no longer a withdrawal but … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 26, 2014): Matter and Spirit; Christ and Charity

  “What is finally the most revolutionary and fruitful aspect of our present age is the relationship it has brought to light between Matter and Spirit: spirit being no longer independent of matter, or in opposition to it, but laboriously … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 19, 2014): Relevance of Christianity

“As recently as yesterday Christianity represented the highest  point attained by the consciousness of Mankind in its striving to humanize itself. But does it still hold this position, or at the best can it continue to hold it for long? … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Third Sunday of Easter (May 4, 2014): Seeing More Clearly on the Road to Emmaus

“[T]heir eyes were prevented from recognizing him.” — Luke 24:16 This weekend is the Third Sunday of Easter. The readings can be found here.  The Gospel contains the wonderful story of the Road to Emmaus in the Gospel of Luke. … Continue reading

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Fr. Stanislaw Herba on Teilhard de Chardin, Personal Evolution and the Church of Mercy

  I came across an interesting article of Fr. Stanislaw Herba, pastor of Saint Mary of the Assumption in Park City, Utah.  The article talks about Fr. Herba’s life from Communist Poland to the United States. However, what was most interesting is his … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin on the Redemption Suffering of the Passion

The following was written based upon his experience witnessing the carnage of trench warfare in World War I: What a vast ocean of human suffering spreads over the entire earth at every moment! Of what is this mass formed? Of … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin on The Cross as Symbol of Future Union of Humanity

“[I]n spite of the profound readjustments that are being made in our phenomenal vision of the world, the Cross still stands; it rears itself up ever more erect at the common meeting place of all values and all problems, deep … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Fourth Sunday of Lent (March 30, 2014): Trust in the Slow Work of God

“Live as children of light, for light produces every kind of goodness and righteousness and truth.” — Eph 5:8-9 This weekend is the Fourth Sunday in Advent. The readings can be found here.  The themes focus on the metaphor of … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Third Sunday of Lent (March 23, 2014): Renewal in Baptism

This weekend is the Third Sunday of Lent. The readings can be found here.  The theme of the readings centers around water. Water is crucial for our survival and virtually every culture has had water as part of its core … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (March 3, 2014): The Incarnation and Renewal

  The Incarnation is a making new, a restoration, of all the universe’s forces and powers; Christ is the Instrument, the Center, the End, of the whole of animate and material creation; through Him, everything is created, sanctified and vivified. … Continue reading

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