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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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Sunday Reflection, Corpus Christi (June 22, 2014): Teilhard, Pope Benedict and the Cosmos as a Living Host

This weekend is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, also known as Corpus Christi. The readings can be found here. Teilhard de Chardin believed that the Eucharist was not only the central component of the Liturgy … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection (Pentecost), June 8, 2014: Unleashing the Fire of the Holy Spirit

  This weekend is the celebration of Pentecost, which marks the end of the Easter Season. The readings can be found here.  The coming of the Holy Spirit is often represented by tongues of fire.  Fire was also prominent for … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Second Sunday of Lent (March 16, 2014): Transfigured in Christ

This weekend is the Second Sunday of Lent.  The readings can be found here.  The readings focus on the Transfiguration.  It was one of those rare instances during Jesus’ lifetime when His divinity was clearly apparent to his closest disciples. … 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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Dan Burke and Accuracy on Teilhard de Chardin

“By now, no one would dream of saying that [Teilhard] is a heterodox author who shouldn’t be studied” – Fr. Federico Lombardi, Vatican spokesman (July 2009). [Editor’s Note: This posting is in response to a recent article by Dan Burke in National … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (September 16, 2013): Transubstantiation of the Universe

“Lord, do you now therefore, speaking through my lips, pronounce over this earthly travail your twofold efficacious word: the word without which all that our wisdom and our experience have built up must totter and crumble—the word through which all our most … Continue reading

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