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God is Agapē

“Beloved, let us love one another, because love is of God; everyone who loves is begotten by God and knows God. Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love.”  — 1 John 4:7-8 Today’s readings (in the U.S.) from … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin’s New Year’s Message (courtesy of The Teilhard Project)

    Set forth below is a New Year’s Message from The Teilhard Project with a great quote from Teilhard de Chardin: HAPPY NEW YEAR!  As we launch into 2014 we at the Teilhard de Chardin Project are reminded of … Continue reading

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2013 Reflections on Blogging (Part II): Eight Favorite Posts

Yesterday, I had listed the most popular posts on my blog during 2013.  Today, I am linking to eight of my favorite posts (in no particular order) which did not make the Top 20 views. John Haught and Why Ultimate … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 16, 2013): God Loves Us as We Are

  “I feel that you must resign yourself to taking me as I am, that is, with the congenital quality which ever since my childhood has caused my spiritual life to be completely dominated by a sort of profound ‘feeling’ … Continue reading

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Archbishop Menamparampil on Teilhard de Chardin, Mysticism and Engagement with Culture

It is the mission of modern mystics to bring joy to people in the streets, slums, hospital and prisons.” — Archbishop Emeritus Thomas Menamparampil I came across a great article in Don Bosco India on a speech given by Archbishop Emeritus … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (November 4, 2013): Longing for Unity

“Ultimately, the only thing that has any importance is the Whole, in which alone unity can be effected. Parallel with (and in a sense identical with) our intellectual need of unity, we experience, deep within us, an affective and spontaneous … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection; 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Humility in Prayer

Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” — Luke 18:14 This week is the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The weekly readings can be found here. The theme is humility in prayer (and … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 20, 2013): Prayer and Persistence

This week is the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. You can find the readings here. The theme is persistence in prayer. Today’s reflection is from James Predmore, S.J. You can find the full reflection here, but set forth below is … Continue reading

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Interconnectedness, Gratitude and Debt to Others

Today, we have a guest blogger, sort of. The following was written a couple of years ago by my wife for a now-dormant blog. I was meditating last weekend on the interconnectedness of humanity and how much I owe to … Continue reading

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Sunday Sabbath: Tears in Heaven

This is a follow up for the reflection for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time which talks about Eric Clapton and how he struggled through fame and self-destruction before surrendering his ego to have a relationship with God. What I … Continue reading

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