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Everyday Mysticism: New Wood Blog

One of the “virtual” mentors on my spiritual journey has been David Backes who runs the outstanding blog New Wood.  Dr. Backes is a university professor and Roman Catholic deacon.  New Wood is a blog that focuses on everyday spirituality, … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 5, 2013): Mass on the World

“Since once again, Lord — though this time not in the forests of the Aisne but in the steppes of Asia — I have neither bread, nor wine, nor altar, I will raise myself beyond these symbols, up to the … Continue reading

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Embracing Doubt to Grow Into a Mature Faith (Part I): The Path of Disbelief

My own spiritual journey was a very circuitous one.  I was born and raised Catholic, but by the time I was a teenage years and young adulthood, I drifted away, in part because I was drawn to the allure of … Continue reading

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