Tag Archives: Divine Milieu

Sunday Reflection, Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul (June 29, 2014): Unity in Diversity

  This year, Sunday falls on the Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul so we celebrate this great feast during the Mass this weekend.  The readings can be found here. Both of these great Saints have other Feast days (The … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 2, 1014): The Primacy of Christ and His Relationship to the Cosmos

  “In the narrow, partitioned and static Cosmos wherein our fathers believed themselves to dwell, Christ was “lived” and loved by His followers, as He is today, as the Being on whom all things depend and in whom the Universe … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, The Ascension (June 1, 2014): The Divine Milieu

This Sunday, parts of the Church celebrate the Feast of the Ascension.  The readings can be found here. Today’s reflection comes from Drew Christiansen, S.J., former editor of America Magazine.  You can find the full reflection here but set forth below … Continue reading

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Consciousness: Where Do Our Thoughts Exist?

Neuroscience has made rapid progress in the last few decades in understanding the mechanics of how the brain processes our thoughts and emotions.  For example, pioneer Richard Davidson has demonstrated that each person has emotional “types” in our brain that is analagous … 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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Teilhard de Chardin and the Blaze of Holy Unease

When I was away on my mini-sabbatical a couple of weeks ago, Shannon Huffman Polson had a wonderful two-part article on Teilhard de Chardin at Patheos. The article describes how Ms. Polson was listening to an On Being radio interview … Continue reading

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2013 Reflections on Blogging (Part II): Eight Favorite Posts

Yesterday, I had listed the most popular posts on my blog during 2013.  Today, I am linking to eight of my favorite posts (in no particular order) which did not make the Top 20 views. John Haught and Why Ultimate … Continue reading

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