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Why Tradition Matters

by Ilia Delio The death of Pope Benedict XVI was a significant turning point in the Catholic Church. The Vatican’s watchdog of the magisterium was a medieval scholar, a noteworthy…

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Who is in the Manger?

Christmas is a beautiful time of the year when we are reminded that the heavens could not contain God, but a simple manger could contain the mystery of divine love. …

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The Heart of Matter: A Divine Kiss

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 “The name God points to the mystery of an unspeakable source of eternal love that flows endlessly from the divine kiss that is, at once, a…

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Thick Skins and Brilliant Light

Darkness can be a terrifying and disorienting thing, where objects seem to blend into a field of nothingness, leaving one feeling powerless. Physical darkness is one thing, but psychological darkness…

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The Heart of Matter: Cosmic Life as a Whole

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 “To separate theology from science and philosophy is to destroy the cosmic genetic code. By keeping these disciplines distinct and apart, life cannot develop coherently, as a…

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The Heart of Matter: Interconnecting Pathways

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 “The computer, according to Teilhard, has evoked a new level of shared consciousness, a level of cybernetic mind giving rise to a field of global mind…

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Politics and the Power of Love

Politics shape human community. Our political decisions reflect our sense of who we are and what we want. We vote as citizens of a common household, members of a society…

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The Heart of Matter: We Are Part of a Larger Process

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 “To realize that humans are part of a larger process, which involves long spans of developmental time, brings a massive change to all of our knowledge…

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The Heart of Matter: We are in Movement

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 “Teilhard was convinced that the total material universe is in movement toward a greater unified convergence.”  Ilia Delio’s, The Hours of the Universe + “Teilhard estaba…