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The Fourth Sunday of Advent: What Are We Really Waiting For?

Originally posted on Daily Theology:
The fourth and final candle is lit. The stockings are hung. The trees are up. The planes have landed. In the words of Joni Mitchell: It’s coming on Christmas. They’re cutting down the trees. They’re…

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The Incarnation and Evolution

Last Friday the London, Ontario Free Press had a good article by Bruce Tallman on the meaning of the Incarnation in an evolutionary world. These ideas are consistent with those of Teilhard de Chardin although Teilhard would also emphasize that the … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 15, 2014): Suffering as a Means to Union with God

“I like to think that gradually, instead of being weighted down by your external cares, you’ll find yourself to some extent carried by them towards God, by the need you feel, in your love, to do something for him and … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Third Sunday of Advent (December 14, 2014): Rejoice!

“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.” — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin This Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent, or Gaudete Sunday (Rejoice!).  The readings can be found here. The theme a call to rejoice and celebrate God’s … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (December 8, 2014): Origins of The Divine Milieu

“Yesterday, with the same pleasure as I always have, I received your letter of the 22nd. You are perfectly right, I think, in what you say about the necessity and difficulty in influencing souls from within. What gives me great satisfaction in this, … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, Second Sunday of Advent (December 7, 2014): Burning Away What Divides Us

“One mightier than I is coming after me. I am not worthy to stoop and loosen the thongs of his sandals. I have baptized you with water; he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” — Mark: 1:7-8 This Sunday is the Second … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, First Sunday of Advent (November 30, 2014): Being with God in the Waiting

This weekend is the First Sunday of Advent. The readings can be found here. Advent is often thought of as a time of watching and waiting. That is true and the readings the next four weeks highlight themes from the Hebrew … Continue reading

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