Pentecost is a special feast for Christians. It is when we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit, and comes 50 days after the start of Easter. The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Blessed Trinity – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Read More →
Jesus said to his disciples: “…And now I am sending down to you what the Father has promised. Stay in the city then, until you are clothed with the power from on high. Then he took them out as far as the outskirts of Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. Now as he b Read More →
This feast commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and takes its name from the fact that it comes nearly 50 days after Easter. According to the New Catholic Dictionary of 1929, the word Pentecost is Greek for pentecostes which means “fiftieth”. It was a Jewish fe Read More →
I was at a RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) workshop some weeks ago and a participant shared that the Holy Spirit only became a force in her life years after her Confirmation when she actually became an RCIA sponsor. Her confirmation came and went and the Holy Spirit was Read More →
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