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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (January 12, 2015): Shadow of Death

[Reflections After a Recent World War I Battle] “That’s probably why I was more vividly aware of the ‘shadow of death’, and the formidable gift that existence presents us with: an inevitable advance towards an inevitable, sentient end, —a situation from … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (January 5, 2015): The Embryonic Idea of the Omega Point

  “In spite of the continual turmoil I’ve been in for the last month, I can see that various ideas are quietly continuing to work themselves out in my mind,—both about the nature of ‘the human virtues’ and the ‘ human … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 25, 2014): At the Heart of Matter

“Talking with you has revived and given a new start to many ideas and impressions in my mind. As the best way of depicting the beauty of our Lord at the heart of things — as I see him in … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 18, 2014): Trust in God’s Plan For You

“[I]f people try to be ‘pioneers’ not out of personal pride and ambition but from love of the Church and of truth, and with absolute trust in God and acceptance of His will before all else, can God allow them … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection, 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 10, 2014): Human Fighting or Human Cooperation?

  Then the LORD said: Go out and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will pass by. There was a strong and violent wind rending the mountains and crushing rocks before the LORD—but the LORD was not in … Continue reading

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Teilhard de Chardin Quote of the Week (August 4, 2014): Trusting God

“Don’t worry about whether your life is worthwhile, about its anomalies, its disappointments, its somewhat obscure and sombre future. You are doing what God wills. In the midst of your anxieties and dissatisfactions you are offering Him the sacrifice of … Continue reading

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From The Teilhard Project: Teilhard de Chardin on Suffering

During his life, Teilhard de Chardin endured and witnessed a large amount of suffering from losing several siblings at a young age, to witnessing the physical suffering due to the carnage of World War I,to the mental anguish of having his visionary … Continue reading

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