Holy spirit

Pentecost and the power of the Holy Spirit | Catholic National Register

Sunday, May 31 User Guide Sunday May 31 is Pentecost Sunday. Mass readings: Acts 2: 1-11; Psalm 104: 1, 24, 29-31, 34; 1 Corinthians 12: 3-7, 12-13; John 20: 19-23. When I was in third or fourth grade, our teacher invited a guest speaker to address our class on the subject of the Middle East […]

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The Pope closes the marathon weekend by saying that the Holy Spirit sees neither “left” nor “right”

ROME – Pope Francis closed a marathon of activities and messages on Sunday with a Mass broadcast live on the day of Pentecost, insisting that the Holy Spirit is a gift from God that unites and for whom distinctions such as that “conservative” or “progressive” were nonsense. Referring to the letter of Saint Paul First […]

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Pope at Pentecost: the Holy Spirit unites Christians as children of God in the gift of self

On the solemnity of Pentecost, Pope Francis urges Christians to ask the Holy Spirit to free them from the paralysis of selfishness and to give of themselves by serving and doing good. Reading included. By Robin Gomes Pope Francis celebrated the solemnity of Pentecost with a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, in the presence of […]

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Reverend Tom DiLorenzo to leave Holy Rosary Church begins new ministry at St. John the Baptist in Quincy on June 1 – Winthrop Transcript

Reverend Tom DiLorenzo, the well-known spiritual leader of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Winthrop for 25 years, is leaving the church to become the pastor of St. John the Baptist Church in Quincy. Father Tom DiLorenzo “Father Tom,” as the eminent clergyman is reverently known by those who have had the honor of being a […]

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The Holy Trinity: our eternal destiny – BC Catholic

Trinity Sunday, year A First reading: Ex 34: 4b-6, 8-9 Second reading: 2 Cor 13: 11-13 Reading of the Gospel: Jn 3: 16-18 This Sunday we celebrate what the Catechism of the Catholic Church calls “the central mystery” of our faith: that the unique God is not one Person, but three. It is not something […]

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Pope to Regina Caeli: ‘the Holy Spirit illuminates our steps’

Pope Francis’ catechesis for the Sixth Sunday of Easter is devoted to the gratuity of God’s love and the gift of the Holy Spirit. By Vatican News Pope Francis prayed the Regina Caeli on Sunday and addressed the faithful, connected by live stream, at the Vatican Apostolic Library, encouraging them to live the Gospel with […]

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The Holy Spirit helps us to speak

Throughout the Easter season, we have heard readings that highlight the role of the Holy Spirit in comforting, supporting, inspiring, and empowering believers in Christ. At Pentecost, as the Holy Spirit descends on the followers of Jesus, the readings highlight the role of the Spirit in propelling the Christian movement after the resurrection. Lord, send […]

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We have the Holy Spirit, even if we cannot receive the sacraments

At a time when the world has been radically transformed, many people feel disconnected and abandoned by God. Today’s readings reveal that we are not alone, for the Holy Spirit is with us. As we approach the feast of Pentecost, we are reminded of the power of the Spirit in the world. I will not […]