Pope Benedict XVI has urged people around the world, to turn away from materialism and egocentric behaviour.
Catholic / Papst Benedikt / Spiritual

Pope Benedict XVI has urged people around the world, to turn away from materialism and egocentric behaviour.


Pope Benedict XVI has in a great homily urged people around the world, to turn away from materialism and egocentric behaviour. The head of the Catholic Church celebrated the Christmas mass at St. Peter’s in Rome yesterday evening along with thousands of believers. The Pope said that often remain no room for God and also … Continue reading

Merry Christmas – Christmas minus Christ – “Dump the Myth”?
Archetypes / C.G.Jung / Catholic / Gospel / Lukas / Spiritual

Merry Christmas – Christmas minus Christ – “Dump the Myth”?


I wanted to write a few words about the Luke Christmas story and Christian custom, tradition and myth. It seems, in our real-time or media time, in which many ignore the past and live for no apparent future myths are under fire. From Nativity star up to bright lights, from Christmas story to Midnight mass, … Continue reading

The Death of the Ego as prerequisite to find God
C.G.Jung / Catholic / General / Spiritual

The Death of the Ego as prerequisite to find God


Translation of my article “Gedanken zur Predigt in St. Ottilien 2012-11-18 The Death of the Ego as prerequisite to find God“ By fallenAngel This sunday sermon in St. Ottilien (2012-11-18-0915-konventamt.mp3) addressed an interesting line of thought: in order to experience God (via the Self), we need to kill the Ego in us. A very tough call indeed. “We … Continue reading

The Self – God’s window between pantheistic Taoism and Catholic personal god
C.G.Jung / Catholic / East / Gnostic / Philosophy / Spiritual / West

The Self – God’s window between pantheistic Taoism and Catholic personal god


Last Saturday (yesterday). I went on a retreat (religious exercise) at the Benedictine monastery St. Ottilien with twenty others men and women looking after their private center and true selves: “Looking for the self” What do we know of the psyche and soul? The discussion was lead by two monks – the longtime Prior Claudius and … Continue reading

C.G.Jung / Catholic / Christian / Eastern

Transzendenz und Religion bei C.G. Jung


C.G. Jung ist  Mystiker unter den Psychoanalytikern und Gnostiker unter Religiösen. Während Freud vieles vom Sexualtrieb ableitet (passend zur östereichisch-großbürgerlich-verklemmten meist weiblichen Kundschaft), Adler den Machttrieb in den Vordergrund stellt, sieht C.G. Jung das Individuum in Verbundenheit mit magischen Wesensfragmenten (“Archetypen”) in deren religösen Ausprägungen z.B. mit der Dreifaltigkeit des westlichen Christentums: cgjInAHurry  – Zusammenfassung in Powerpoint. Dieses … Continue reading