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Relationships Love Endures Wednesday, May 2, 2018 CAC core faculty member, Cynthia Bourgeault, beautifully describes growth in “conscious love” in her sermon, given at her daughter’s wedding. I hope you will find it quite profound, as I did. It’s easy to look at marriage as the culmination of love—the end point of the journey that… Continue Reading Love Endures
Jesus of Nazareth: Week 2 God Is Merciful and Gracious Monday, January 22, 2018 Most people naturally feel that God must be pleased and placated. The isolated ego cannot imagine infinite and gratuitous love. Until we receive the Gospel on a cellular level, the little mind processes reality in some form of “tit for tat.”… Continue Reading God Is Merciful and Gracious
Introduction: Image and Likeness Growing and Waking Up Thursday, January 4, 2018 In the beginning, in our original unwoundedness (“innocence”), we lived in an unconscious state of full connection with the divine, like Adam and Eve walking naked in the garden with God. But it didn’t take long for us to think of ourselves as… Continue Reading Growing and Waking Up
From the Bottom Up: Summary Summary: Sunday, December 24-Friday, December 29, 2017 Rather than coming from those in power at the top, the most effective and lasting change happens at the grass-roots level, led by those who are on the “edge of the inside” and are not dependent upon the status quo. (Sunday) Both Jesus… Continue Reading From the Bottom Up: Summary: Weekly Summary
Resurrection Dying into Life Sunday, May 7, 2017 The Resurrection is not a one-time miracle that proved Jesus was God. Jesus’ death and resurrection name and reveal what is happening everywhere and all the time in God and in everything God creates. Reality is always moving toward resurrection. As prayers of the Catholic funeral Mass… Continue Reading Dying into Life
Love Summary for the Year: Week 2 Love Never Fails Thursday, December 29, 2016 1 Corinthians 13 might be the supreme piece of condensed theology in the entire Bible. The whole message of Scripture is there. In this one short part of a longer letter, Paul shows himself to be an excellent philosopher, theologian, mystic,… Continue Reading Love Never Fails
Love Summary for the Year: Week 2 The Greatest Commandments Wednesday, December 27, 2016 (Feast of John the Beloved) Beloved, let us love one another, because love is of God; everyone who loves is begotten by God and knows God. Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love. In this way… Continue Reading The Greatest Commandments
A Country of Fear and Anger December 20, 2015 Luke 1:39-45 File Size: 8.45 MB Length: 8:20 Download “A Country of Fear and Anger” MP3.
Today is a Time for Mercy (St. Paul Church, Princeton, NJ) December 10, 2015 Download “Today is a Time for Mercy” MP3.
Standing Tall with Dignity November 29, 2015 Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 File Size: 8.65 MB Length: 8:45 Download “Standing Tall with Dignity” MP3.