We are in the Season of Creation, reflecting on Thomas Merton….we see the Universal Christ in Every – Thing “The forms and individual characters of living things, of inanimate beings, of animals, flowers and all nature, constitute their holiness in the sight of God.” – New Seeds of Contemplation. this weekend we will see Climate […]
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The first of September is the beginning of the Season of Creation, several weeks designated to honor, highlight and improve the natural world. It is a global effort, initiated and organized by faith communities, and runs through the fourth day of October, the Feast of St. Francis (the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals and […]
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Eamonn Clark Today I read a few interesting things. One was a passage from Peter Kreeft’s book on C. S. Lewis and the third millennium. Another was from Fr. Bede Jarrett’s classic biography of St. Dominic, whose feast is today – now in its last hours. The former spoke about the inability of people today […]
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This is Donald Trump on immigration asylum seekers: Step two on the pyramid of committing genocide: Dehumanization. https://t.co/wvK7RIYwwa — David Hogg (@davidhogg111) April 6, 2019 I’d call it security porn (there’s a category for everyone) but it goes much deeper than that. There’s a short YouTube video of Dominic Crossan (Jesus Seminar) who talks about […]
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Especially since the 18th century, scholars have devoted much attention to separating out what they thought was “authentic” material about Jesus from subsequent interpretations that derived from circles of early Christians. Particularly in the 20th century, this effort grew to a crescendo in the various putative criteria devised to identify “authentic” material. The prolonged efforts […]
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Some of you say that you follow me, and others claim to follow Apollos. Isn’t that how ordinary people behave? Apollos and I are merely servants who helped you to have faith. It was the Lord who made it all happen. I planted the seeds, Apollos watered them, but God made them sprout and grow. […]
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