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Gifts of the Holy Spirit Encourage Us to Defend Christ

Hundreds of Catholics from across the diocese prayed a rosary for the United States of America after an Independence Day Mass at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in this file photo from July 4, 2015 (Ambria) Hammel / CATHOLIC SUN) Today, nearly 2,000 years later, we still live in the glow of that glorious moment […]

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Greek National Day commemorating Holy Spirit Monday – Greek City Times

Today is Holy Spirit Monday, Agios Pnevmatos, and a national holiday in Greece, which is the day after Pentecost, fifty days after Greek Orthodox Easter. In Greek Orthodox churches, it is a three-day religious celebration, with many festivities, because it is a joyous occasion and also called by many the second Easter. Agios Pnevmatos is […]

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Lessons of love from the Most Holy Trinity | Catholic National Register

Man is created in the image and likeness of God – a tripersonal God, a God who gives life, a God who is Love. If I had a dollar for every priest who could start his Trinity Sunday sermon with, “This is a mystery,” I would be a rich man. The Holy Trinity is a […]

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Loved, forgiven and empowered, the actions of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit

The three meditations are truly Trinitarian: they each express the action of one of the persons of the Holy Trinity. We are loved. We are forgiven. We are empowered. June 16, 2019 Solemnity of the Most Holy TrinityReadings: Proverbs 8: 22-31;Romans 5: 1-5;Gospel: John 16: 12-15 For many years, I have encouraged people, young and […]

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Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: All the names of love

When the day came that my niece was finally able to adopt the two children who had been placed in her foster home, they celebrated their day of becoming a “family forever” as the greatest of their lives. They continue to celebrate each “adoptive” as a wonderful reminder that they have chosen to love each […]

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The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: divine communion

Sunday Bible Readings, June 16, 2019 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Cycle C 1) Prov 8: 22-31 Psalm 8: 4-9 2) Rom 5: 1-5 Gospel: Jn 16,12-15 divine communion Something remarkable unfolded as Parisians watched the roof and spire of their city’s iconic Notre Dame Cathedral quickly ablaze about two months ago. Strangers […]

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Little guide to the Holy Trinity

If you are challenged to explain the Trinity, consider this. From all eternity, before material creation and time, God desired a communion of love. So He spoke in a perfect Word. The Word that God spoke beyond and out of time was and remains his perfect self-expression, containing all that God is, perfectly possessing all […]

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The Trust Walk – Let the Holy Spirit Be Our Guide

On retreats as a teenager, I remember taking confidence walks. We were blindfolded and guided by another person around obstacles, bends and bends, and through narrow doors, the purpose being to instill trust in God through the one in charge. The feeling of loss of control and helplessness is overwhelming and frightening. With each step, […]