Tag Archives: Gil Bailie

Feb 1st & 2nd at DSPT: The Role of the Laity in the Church

    Gil Bailie will be one of the featured speakers at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley at the 10th annual convocation of the College of Fellows held on Friday and Saturday February 1st and 2nd. … Continue reading

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What is Orthodoxy?

Gil Bailie reviews a recent release from Angelico Press: This is an immensely important work which has the potential of enriching and deepening the ecumenical conversation. The scholarly density of the text is regularly interrupted by almost breathtaking moments of … Continue reading

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Paradox

In the Gospel reading for Monday of the Second week of Advent Jesus heals a paralytic who has been lowered down through the ceiling of the crowded room where Our Lord has been teaching. It is a well-known story. Luke … Continue reading

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A Recent Review of God’s Gamble

It has been over two years since Gil Bailie’s book God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love was published by Angelico Press. In that period the book has been reviewed a number of times, most recently by Fr. Dwight … Continue reading

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A Simon of Cyrene Opportunity – Earning a Place in the Story

Gil Bailie recently gave a presentation to the priests and seminarians of St. Patrick’s University and Seminary in Menlo Park. A decade ago St. Patrick’s was one of the stops on the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative. … Continue reading

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Bells & Whistles and Our Annual Plea for Support

        The ‘Fall Appeal’, which you may read by following the link,  is our annual foray into fundraising and was once described to me as a “begging letter”. I prefer the phrase, “mendicant missive” myself. Alliteration aside, … Continue reading

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New Items from the Archives & Notes on a New Perspective

When Gil Bailie first encountered the work of René Girard in the mid-1980s he had for years been hosting weekly gatherings for discussion of classics from the Western literary and spiritual tradition. These discussions became over time more in the … Continue reading

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Summer Newsletter & Complimentary Download – King Lear Pt 4

Here in California it looks like we are in for another difficult and dangerous fire season. The skies are again hazy with the smoke of numerous not too distant blazes. As we pray for those who fight the fires and … Continue reading

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Directions

Back when I was traveling from city to city giving talks, I had the luxury of looking into the faces of those with whom I was in conversation. In fact, it was this that both sustained and energized me during … Continue reading

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Communicating Hope

We find ourselves back in the same situation as that which the Christians encountered during the decline of the ancient world. Everything depends on whether the Christians … are able to communicate their hope to a world in which man … Continue reading

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