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Sunday Reflection, 23nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 8, 2013): Radical Detachment

“Anyone of you who does not renounce all his possessions cannot be my disciple.” – Luke 14:33 Today is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  You can find the weekly readings here.  The theme is that we are to detach ourselves from anything … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 26, 2013): Calling Down Fire

“Because, my God, though I lack the soul-zeal and the sublime integrity of your saints, I yet have received from you an, overwhelming sympathy for all that stirs within the dark mass of matter; because I know myself to be irremediably … Continue reading

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The Noosphere (Part II): Christian Concepts of the Noosphere

  Today, is part two of a three part series discussing the noosphere: Part I:  Teilhard de Chardin’s Vision Part II: Christian Concepts of the Noosphere Part III: Future Evolution of the Noosphere One of the challenges of Teilhard de … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 4, 2013): What Possesses Us?

Today is the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  The readings focus on wealth and material possessions.  They also contain an interesting statement from the Book of Ecclesiastes, which is one of the most interesting quotes from the Hebrew Bible: “Vanity of … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy of Teilhard de Chardin (Part I): Pope Benedict and Spirit of the Liturgy

__________ I was hoping to save this post and series until later, when I could have had a more comprehensive assessment.  However, as I am becoming more immersed into the blogosphere, I am starting to realize how controversial a figure … Continue reading

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