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Sunday Reflection, 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 31, 2014): The Call to be a Prophet

“You duped me, O LORD, and I let myself be duped; you were too strong for me, and you triumphed. All the day I am an object of laughter; everyone mocks me.” — Jeremiah 20:7 This weekend is the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elizabeth Johnson, Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love

  My Summer reading list fell victim to the demands of daily life with a busier than expected work schedule, supporting a wife who is finishing writing a book and being the father of two boys who are active in baseball … Continue reading

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Charles Reid: We Can Do Better on the Intersection of Science and Theology

  Charles Reid, professor of law at St. Thomas University, has recently written an interesting piece in the Huffington Post titled “The Reconciliation of Science and Religion: We Can Do Better.”  The thrust of the article is Reid’s review of Amir … Continue reading

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2014 American Teilhard Association Meeting in New York: May 3

I was able to rearrange my work schedule so that I am able to be in New York this Saturday for the American Teilhard Association Meeting. Set forth below is a summary. You can read more on the American Teilhard … 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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Pope Benedict, Environmental Stewardship and Request for Help (not money:-)

It is hard to believe that it was less than a ago that Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world by becoming the first Pope to resign in 600 years. While the mainstream media likes to draw (false) contrasts between Pope … Continue reading

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Quantum Physics, Relationality and the Triune God

One of the great contributions that Teilhard de Chardin made to Christian theology is his reconciliation of traditional Christian theology with evolutionary biology. Science has continued to advance. Discoveries in the past 100 years, from the Big Bang to particle … Continue reading

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