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Aquinas defends non-dualism, defines spirit as “the vitality in everything”

From Matthew Fox 18 March 2024. His highly recommended daily meditations are at https://dailymeditationswithmatthewfox.org/ Also encourages us to look back at Rosemary Radford Ruether! – Ed. In my major study on Aquinas, Sheer Joy: Conversations with Thomas Aquinas on Creation Spirituality, I devote several pages in the Introduction both to Aquinas’s “clay feet” where he cites

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At the Last Supper, Jesus said, ‘Do this in memory of me.’ He did not say, ‘Be celibate.’

Also remembering women were at the Last Supper and Jesus welcomed women in public to what was considered a scandalous degree in his time. The Church’s open commensality attracted so many in the first couple centuries, including women deacons, ministering especially to other women. Do we want to choose to exclude or to welcome “todos,

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Leonardo Boff speaks to the importance and the urgency of nurturing good dreams that lead us to transformational activities:

“Either we care for Mother Earth, our Common Home, and we join hands to work together in solidarity, or we join the procession of those headed for their own funeral.” By James T. Keane January 30, 2024 Reflecting on more than 80 years of life in his 2022 book Thoughts and Dreams of an Old

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“To launch new processes by bearing witness, guided by the Holy Spirit, to another way of being church and by designing a new ways of communicating”

The Church is/was already a “net – a network”, before the advent of the “internet”. The challenge today “is to be fully present” where people live and to build real relationships. The digital world is part of this context where we live and meet. Communicating faith, he stressed, is never simply transmitting information. It is

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