What an exceptional group of Catholics, who witnessed to me while I witnessed to them.Considering the location, you might say the retreat was radioactive! It occurs in more different forms than any other element in the periodic table.The periodic table is a chart that shows how chemical elements are related to each other.
It's a story that begins with the Big Bang and eventually leads to us. Join me as I explore the basic building blocks of the universe… …to the least—manmade elements that last only fractions of a second; strange metals with repellant powers;… So, after all that pulverizing and crushing and weighing and firing, what we're left with is this? Eighteen hundred dollars times…720,000 bucks a truck! The surface mine produces less, about half an ounce per ton. This goes back to the 1800s, the late 1800s, where farmers were looking, actually, for money to plant their next year's crops. We use it for infrastructure; we use it for electronic goods. When times are bad, copper prices tumble, and when times are good, they soar. It's these free-flowing electrons that make metals conductive.Among the spiritual pillars is unquestionably the Holy Rosary. Dominic in the thirteenth century, it has always been revered as a prayer of great power — power to convert the greatest sinners and hardened hearts — and a prayer St. that leads to today’s reflection that comes from my retreat in Los Alamos.Padre Pio referred to as “the weapon.” Speaking of weapons . As I was driving from Albuquerque to Los Alamos, I was reminded of the rich Catholic history of New Mexico.As an element, carbon occurs in a striking variety of forms.Coal, soot, and diamonds are all nearly pure forms of carbon.If you want to use these videos as part of a class, be sure to check the course pages for additional worksheets, activities, and materials.If you just want to watch some great programs, start scrolling and watching!Now, if you didn’t get that joke, you will understand in a minute.In this retreat we focused on the leadership of families, the importance of understanding your family “why”, the spiritual pillars that should be at its foundation, and then some practical wisdom on how to live that.And as I entered Los Alamos on a late Thursday night I was greeted by a street named Trinity Drive that took me right to my hotel.I kept thinking to myself: “This town has preserved well its Catholic patrimony!