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God is not “A” being but BE-ing itself

God is not “A” being but BE-ing itself Thomas Aquinas said Deus est ens, ‘God is being itself’.  The Dominicans say everything participates in being because God IS being. There is a sacredness in everything.That desire to know, to connect … Continue reading

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PENTECOST, why so few women in Byzantine icons?

Pentecost icons are about the descent of Holy Spirit,   The institution of Divine Spirit coming to all of humanity, acting through the Church, to sanctify the world. I want to use the Pentecost icon to illustrate a new approach … Continue reading

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