Monthly Archives: June 2014

In-Sight: The Primacy of Revelation

The Bible has always been my primary means of grace, more so than any other spiritual discipline.  I can lose track of time while “searching the scriptures.”  Like a benevolent black hole, the Bible pulls me into itself, and sometimes … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei: The Ecclesial Manifestation

Having looked last week at Pope Francis’ theme “Faith and Theology,” we find ourselves moving from Chapter Two into Chapter Three. That might not seem like a big deal, except it represents a movement into the ecclesial dimension of the … Continue reading

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Ancient Wisdom: June 8, 2014 (Year A)

Read:  Numbers 11-24-30 Meditation:  “Distributing the Spirit” Today is Pentecost Sunday, the day we often call “the birthday of the church.”  Our minds go immediately to Acts 2, as we recall the Spirit’s being poured out on everyone in the … Continue reading

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In-Sight: Considering Vocation

Living vocationally does not mean living with certainty as much as it means living with trust–trust that God can use us in more than one way, and faith that the current way is an acceptable one. Thomas Merton reflected often … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei: Faith and Theology

Theology is the outcome of faith, because (like the first apostles) we must declare what we have seen and heard.  Theology is the systematic means for doing that. Like the varying watage of light bulbs, theology comes to us through … Continue reading

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