Lent 2012

Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 3 of 3, New Perspectives on Catholicism

Lenten Retreat in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Talk 3 of 3: New Perspectives on Catholicism * Unconventional and a little provocative definitions can be inspiring, if used with measure. We can speak of Christian faith as a way towards sober drunkenness. As human beings we are endowed with rationality, but we should never forget that not everything that is real can be grasped by rational, deductive- and linear-like, procedures. the biblical… Leer más »Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 3 of 3, New Perspectives on Catholicism

Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 2 of 3, Your Body, your Language

Lenten Retreat in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Talk 2 of 3: Your body, your language. * A notion, well-spread nowadays, on the relationship between mind and body regards the former as “software” running on “hardware” that would be the latter. This concept shares a common disregard of the human body as usable, replaceable and disposable. As a consequence, embryos are seen as legitimate sources of spare parts, and ageing is just… Leer más »Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 2 of 3, Your Body, your Language

Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 1 of 3, Neopaganism

Lenten Retreat in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. Talk 1 of 3: Neopaganism * In Chapter One of his Epistle to the Christian community at Rome, Apostle St. Paul presents the dark and oppressing reality of man in paganism: love for pleasure and selfishness take over and certain decline is the only future. * A rather similar picture presents the same Apostle in Chapter Three of his Second Letter to Timothy–with an… Leer más »Lenten Spiritual Retreat, 1 of 3, Neopaganism