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Feast of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta (September 5)

  People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;  Forgive them anyway. If you are kind people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives;  Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies;  … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (June 9, 1014): The Primacy of Charity

  “What the modern mind finds disconcerting in Christian charity is its negative or at least static aspect, and also the “detached” quality of this great virtue. “Love one another …” Hitherto the gospel precept has seemed simply to mean, … Continue reading

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Good Friday Reflections on Mother Teresa, Suffering, Blood Sacrifice and Kenosis

As we continue the reflection and celebration on the Easter Triduum, I would like to include several reflections from my favorite resources. First, is from David Backes, Professor, Deacon, author and owner of the outstanding blog New Wood.  Set forth … Continue reading

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Feast of Mother Teresa of Calcutta (September 5)

“I believe that we are not real social workers. We may be doing social work in the eyes of the people, but we are really contemplatives in the heart of the world. For we are touching the Body of Christ … Continue reading

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 25, 2013): Heaven, Nick Saban and an Adult Relationship With God

“Real prayer is union with God, a union as vital as that of the vine to the branch.” -Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (courtesy of Quoting Catholic Blog) Today is the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. The liturgical readings can be … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 19, 2013)

“Christian faith is not fatal either to the rational method of conquering the world or to man’s confidence in himself (on the contrary, it stimulates and inspires them).  But, in conformity with the law of the integration of the natural … Continue reading

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