Holy spirit

Ethics and religion discussion: What is the Holy Spirit?

Reverend Steven Manskar, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids, responds: “The symbol of Nicaea tells us that the Holy Spirit is ‘the Lord, who gives life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets.’ The […]

Holy rosary

The Holy Rosary commemorates 150 years of Woodland – Daily Democrat

Holy Rosary Parish will hold Masses commemorating 150 years of service in Woodland on October 4th. A few Catholic services were held in Yolo County as early as 1821, but it was in October 1870 that Holy Rosary Parish dedicated its first church in Woodland in memory of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. This […]

Holy cross

Ways to Deepen Your Devotion to the Holy Cross

About six months after the Great Lenten Fast that prepares us for the Easter festivities, there is another lesser-known Little Fast that punctuates the year. This time of penance and abstinence is traditionally undertaken by the Franciscans in imitation of Saint Francis of Assisi, who began the custom of fasting from the Assumption until Saint […]

Holy spirit

Preparation of the sermon in the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit | CT pastors

Like many young pastors, I spent my early years of ministry torturing the public through endless experiences with my preaching. I had attended seminary, listened to hundreds of sermons, read many books, and learned explanatory, thematic, Christ-centered, and Spirit-animated preaching. I knew the need for both study and anointing. When I entered the academy, I […]