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Sunday Reflection, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 19, 2014): Meeting Malice with Kindness that Heals

 “Teacher, we know that you are a truthful man and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. And you are not concerned with anyone’s opinion, for you do not regard a person’s status.” — Matthew 22:16 This Sunday … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 3, 2014): Nourishment for Weary Souls

All you who are thirsty, come to the water! You who have no money, come, receive grain and eat; Come, without paying and without cost, drink wine and milk! — Isaiah 55:1 This Sunday is the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (July 20, 2014): Wheat and Weeds

Am I living my life as a weed or a stalk of wheat ? (See Matthew 13:24-30). This weekend is the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The reflection comes from Living Space run by the Irish … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 6, 2014): The Peaceful Yoke of Christ

This weekend our readings return to Ordinary Time as it is the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The passage above from Matthew has been a source of great consolation for me in recent years.  My “reconversion” … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Church Rejoices at the Progress of Science; Encourages Sharing of Knowledge

  Last week, Pope Francis addressed professors and students at the Vatican Observatory (Thanks to Gaudete Theology for the reference). It is an excellent read on the symbiotic relationship between science and faith in their mutual pursuit of truth. You can read … Continue reading

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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 (May 26, 2014): Matter and Spirit; Christ and Charity

  “What is finally the most revolutionary and fruitful aspect of our present age is the relationship it has brought to light between Matter and Spirit: spirit being no longer independent of matter, or in opposition to it, but laboriously … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection: Fifth Sunday of Easter (May 18, 2014): Transformation in The Way

  “It is not right for us to neglect the word of God to serve at table.” — Acts 6:2 This weekend is the Fifth Sunday of Easter. The readings can be found here.   The themes continue the story … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (May 12, 2014): Freedom of Christianity

“Christianity is not, as it is sometimes presented and sometimes practiced, an additional burden of observances and obligations to weigh down and increase the already heavy load, or to multiply the already paralyzing ties of our life in society. It … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection for Easter Sunday (April 20, 2014): It’s Not About the Bunnies

This weekend we continue the Triduum Celebration and reach the climax of the Church year with the Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday. The readings can be found here and here. Today’s reflection comes from James Martin, S.J., the Chaplain of the … Continue reading

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