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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (November 10, 2014): Contemplation, Charity and Unity

  “Isn’t it odd that both of us . . . have the same weakness for the self-centered life of contemplation, undisturbed by anything, and in which no ‘third party’ . . . is unwelcomely added to the two essentials, … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Feast of Dedication of the Basilica of St John Lateran (November 9, 2014)

“God is our refuge and our strength, an ever-present help in distress.” — Psalm 46:2 This Sunday is the Feast of Dedication of the Basilica of St. John Latern. The readings can be found here. In the U.S., we just completed … Continue reading

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Toward a Post-Materialistic Science

I came across a recent article by Dave Pruett in the Huffington Post discussing a “Manifesto for a Post-Materialistic Science” that was published in the Fall Issue of Explore. I had not previously heard of the “Manifesto” but it was … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (October 13, 2014): Spirit, Matter and God

“There is neither spirit nor matter in the world. The stuff of the universe is spirit-matter. No other substance but this could have produced the human molecule.” — Teilhard de Chardin (cited by Dave Pruett)

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St. Thérèse of Lisieux and Teilhard de Chardin

In honor of the Feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Sr. Joan L. Roccasalvo, C.S.J. had a good article in the Catholic News Agency on the spirituality of St. Thérèse and its relationship to the vision of Teilhard de Chardin: … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 11, 2014): Creation and Evolution

“I’ve at least drawn up a plan of moral studies (interpretation and justification, from the point of view of natural evolution — replenished by the light of faith — of morality, chastity and charity). . . . To grow and to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Feast of the Holy Trinity (June 15, 2014): The God of Love

This Sunday is the Feast of the Holy Trinity.  The readings can be found here. Today’s reflection comes from Fr. Michael Campbell-Johnston, SJ, a former provincial of the British Jesuits.  You can read the entire reflection here, but set forth … Continue reading

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The Noosphere in Wisconsin

I saw the above plate indicating the Noosphere driving from Milwaukee to Madison and had to take a picture :-).  I would love to find the owner.

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A God Too Small

I am continuing to find excellent Pentecost reflections on the web.  The latest gem is from Fr. René Camilleri in the Times of Malta.  You can find Fr. Camilleri’s entire article here but set forth below is an extended excerpt: “The … 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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