Tag Archives: St. Paul

Sunday Reflection, The Ascension (June 1, 2014): The Divine Milieu

This Sunday, parts of the Church celebrate the Feast of the Ascension.  The readings can be found here. Today’s reflection comes from Drew Christiansen, S.J., former editor of America Magazine.  You can find the full reflection here but set forth below … 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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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (March 10, 2014): Healing Power of Christ

Just as in living bodies a cell, at first similar to the other cells, can gradually come to be preponderant in the organism, so the particular humanity of Christ was able (at least at the Resurrection) to take on, to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, First Sunday of Lent (March 9, 2014): O Felix Culpa

“Just as in living bodies a cell, at first similar to the other cells, can gradually come to be preponderant in the organism, so the particular humanity of Christ was able (at least at the Resurrection) to take on, to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 19, 2014): Growing in Christ

This weekend is the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. The readings can be found here. The themes are on the nature of Christ and our call to grow closer to Christ and each other. Today’s reflection is courtesy of friend … Continue reading

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Original Sin, Advent and Christian Hope

Earlier this week, I was having a discussion with a good-hearted atheist friend who argued that the existence of evil and the explanatory power of evolutionary biology combined to create a strong argument against the existence of God and in … Continue reading

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The Higgs Boson and The Divine Milieu

“In him we live and move and have our being.” — Acts 17:28, St. Paul speaking at the Areopagus “The consistency of matter that enables it to act so decisively on the human body requires the existence of a universal … Continue reading

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The Noosphere (Part II): Christian Concepts of the Noosphere

  Today, is part two of a three part series discussing the noosphere: Part I:  Teilhard de Chardin’s Vision Part II: Christian Concepts of the Noosphere Part III: Future Evolution of the Noosphere One of the challenges of Teilhard de … Continue reading

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Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul: Unity in Diversity

Today is the Solemnity of St. Peter and St. Paul.  Both of these great Saints have other Feast days (The Chair of St. Peter is celebrated on February 22 and the Conversion of St. Paul is celebrated on January 25), … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection: Sixth Sunday of Easter (The Yes Church of Open Doors)

This week, both the first Sunday reading and the first reading during the weekday masses are from Acts of Apostles and deal with the Council of Jerusalem, the first Church council.  The Council of Jerusalem occurred in approximately 50 AD … Continue reading

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