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Holy Spirit Pastor Served in Shanksville | Local News

Two decades after United Flight 93 crashed in a field near Shanksville, the passengers who fought back against the plane’s hijackers are almost universally considered heroes. But, in the hours and days immediately following the terrorist attacks, Father Joseph McCaffrey said, not everyone wanted to consider that. McCaffrey, Holy Spirit Parish pastor and FBI chaplain, […]

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Masses of the Holy Spirit

At several Holy Spirit Masses on Oahu and nearby islands, Catholic school employees gathered to mark the start of the new school year on August 4. To the left: Father Manny Hewe presided over Mass at St. Therese Co-Cathedral in Honolulu. (Photo courtesy of Dann Ebina) Environment: Teachers and staff from St. Anthony School in […]

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Father Nolan centered his life on the Holy Spirit

In this 2014 file photo, Father Timothy Nolan stands in his residence at the Pacem in Terris hermitage retreat center near Isanti. DAVE HRBACEK | THE CATHOLIC SPIRIT Barely three years into his priesthood, Father Timothy Nolan was questioning his vocation and wondering if he should leave. But a charismatic prayer meeting transformed his life […]

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Candace Cameron Bure didn’t expect the Holy Spirit’s reaction on TikTok

I still have a hand! Candace Cameron BureThe experience on social media drew a lot of reactions, but she was shocked when fans didn’t understand her take on the “power of the Holy Spirit” video. “It’s quite funny. In fact, I didn’t expect the TikTok video to have the reaction it did at all,” Bure, […]

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Holy Spirit connects as plenary council prepares to go fully online

ALL is set to deliver the first fully online Plenary Council meeting in October. With New South Wales recording more than 400 COVID-19 cases per day and Victoria recording double-digit cases, plenary council organizers ensured council can move forward even in lockdown conditions . Council plenary vice-chair Bishop Shane Mackinlay, the council’s trip had adapted […]

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The Holy Spirit is in disorder | Faith and values

The GPS was in place, and I left for a meeting in an unfamiliar part of town. I was confident that “Pearl” would sail and deliver to me just in time. After a number of twists and turns, she said, “you have arrived at your destination”. Well, that didn’t look like my destination! Parked in […]

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Labor and delivery unit leaves Penn State Holy Spirit and goes to Hampden Medical Center

HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) – The labor and delivery unit, along with the neonatal intensive care units (NICU) will move from Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center to Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center on Friday, October 1. At Hampden Medical Center, patients will benefit from a brand new women’s ward, according to the press […]

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Candace Cameron Bure apologizes for “flirty” TikTok video on the Holy Spirit

Candace Cameron Bure apologizes for the “sexy” TikTok video on the Holy Spirit … By George Stark For Dailymail.com Posted: 4:29 p.m. EST, July 29, 2021 | Update: 4:50 p.m. EST, July 29, 2021 Candace Cameron Bure has apologized to fans after being criticized for posting a “flirty” TikTok video where she posed with a […]

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Is Candace Cameron Bure a nun? The actress called the Holy Spirit “alluring” TikTok

After uploading a TikTok video praising the Holy Spirit, Candace Cameron Bure drew a lot of reaction online as the claims called her to be “flirty.” Read on as we explore the actress’ religion and her response to the bizarre social media reaction. READ MORE: Who is Flora Gill? Twitter outraged at the suggestion of […]

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The personality of the Holy Spirit

This is another part of a series of excerpts from “What Every Christian Should Know About the Trinity,” published by the High Street Press of the MBC (visit highstreet.press). The Bible reveals both the personality and the divinity of the Holy Spirit. In this column we focus on Spirit as a person, for without personality […]

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The Holy Spirit is God

This is another part of a series of excerpts from “What Every Christian Should Know About the Trinity,” published by the High Street Press of the MBC (visit highstreet.press). In some ways, the Holy Spirit is the neglected, if not forgotten, member of the Trinity. The biblical doctrines of foreknowledge, election, predestination, and adoption awaken […]

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Homily for the Monday of the Holy Spirit – Homilies

[*] Homily for the Monday of the Holy Spirit Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity New Rochelle, New York June 21, 2021 Beloved sisters and brothers in Christ, This Holy Spirit Monday is the feast par excellence of the Holy Trinity and the public holiday of your parish. Although in truth each day is […]

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A Prayer for the Holy Spirit to Teach You – Your Daily Prayer – June 15

A Prayer for the Holy Spirit to teach youBy: Emily Rose Massey “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and bring to your mind all that I have spoken to you” (John 14:26). In high school, I was given a Bible when I […]

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Women’s Lacrosse: No. 8 Trinity Hall defeats Holy Spirit – Group B Non-Public Quarter-Finals

Trinity Hall’s Dora Haven (2) moves the ball during the Shore Conference Tournament, Final Round Women’s Lacrosse match between Rumson-Fair Haven and Trinity Hall at Monmouth University at West Long Branch on Friday, May 28, 2021John Jones | For NJ Advance Media Junior Haven Dora had four goals and eight assists to help lift NJ.com’s […]

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The fruits of Alpha are the fruits of the Holy Spirit

After attending a few Pan Malaysian Alpha sessions online, Perpetua from Kuching asked if she could invite a friend to join us. Perpetua shared her friend’s concern that some young family members did not yet have the faith and she believes Alpha is the tool to reach them. June 05, 2021 Participants in the Alpha […]

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Shock as Kenyan mother of six leaves husband to ‘marry’ the Holy Spirit

A 41-year-old mother of six Kenyans shocked last week when she left her 20-year marriage to “marry” the Holy Spirit. Elizabeth Nalema, a member of the Makutano Town Council in West Pokot County, was bound by a holy marriage with the Holy Spirit on Tuesday, May 25, in a “lavish” ceremony at Chelang’a Gardens , […]

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Holy Spirit’s Hanna Watson named NJ Girls’ Lacrosse Rookie of 2021

Hanna Watson, the revolutionary striker for Holy Spirit, was voted the state’s top rookie this week when she garnered more than 51,000 of the nearly 200,000 votes cast. Watson has 87 goals and 38 assists in his rookie season for Holy Spirit, who will play in the non-public B quarterfinal on Monday against Trinity Hall. […]

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Kenya: A mother of six defies her husband and embraces the Holy Spirit

In a bizarre incident, a 41-year-old mother of six stunned her husband and villagers in the town of Makutano, West Pokot County, when she decided to ‘marry’ the Holy Spirit . Mrs. Elizabeth Nalem, a councilwoman, stunned her husband Joshua Nalem when she held a brief ceremony at a local hotel in Makutano, where she […]

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Pentecost is a time to remember the presence of the Holy Spirit in all creation | Earth beat

A prairie dog stands near a hill outside the Independence Mine State Historical Park June 26, 2019, near Palmer, Alaska. (CNS / The Compass / Sam Lucero) The great celebration of Pentecost is, of all our liturgical feasts, the most centered solemnity on the Holy Spirit. And yet the depth of what we believe and […]

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4 ways to increase the presence of the Holy Spirit in your life

Some tips for welcoming the Holy Spirit with renewed fervor and availability. One day, the Apostles ask Jesus: “Lord, increase faith in us. And Jesus answers them with the parable of the mustard seed. We too might be tempted to ask for a greater measure of the Holy Spirit in order to be able to […]

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Pope to Regina Coeli: “The Holy Spirit gives us courage, hope and faith”

Pope Francis reflects on the action of the Holy Spirit who is “like a strong wind that blows freely” and invites the faithful to open their hearts to the gift of the Spirit and to come out to witness to the love of the Lord . By Linda Bordoni On Pentecost Sunday, Pope Francis invited […]

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Pope at CHARIS Pentecost Vigil: The Holy Spirit changes us so that we can change the world

Pope Francis underlines the importance of brotherly love, forgiveness and Christian witness, in a video message for an Ecumenical Pentecostal Vigil in Jerusalem organized by CHARIS. By the editor of Vatican News Pope Francis sent on Saturday, the eve of Pentecost, a message for the Ecumenical Vigil of Pentecost organized by the International Service for […]

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The Holy Spirit is the artist who shapes our humanity – Catholic Outlook

A reflection for Pentecost Sunday Readings: Acts 2: 1-11; 1 Corinthians 12: 3b-7, 12-13; John 15: 26-27; 16: 12-15 Our problem with the Holy Spirit is our inability to form a correct image. That is, if we can even speak of having problems with one of the three divine persons, who together form the Holy […]

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The Holy Spirit is poured out | Community

This weekend is Pentecost Sunday, the culmination of the “real time” of the Church year. The Christian church celebrates the fact that the Holy Spirit has been poured out on all nations. The “real time” of the feast of the half of the church year means that we are following the exact chronology of Jesus’ […]

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The Holy Spirit and Worship, by Elizabeth A. Welch

ELIZABETH WELCH set out to theologically test the principle that opposite poles attract. She focuses on the Holy Spirit, and when it comes to seemingly opposite poles, her choice of theologians to compare and contrast is just spot on. John Owen was a prominent figure in political and religious controversies during the Commonwealth period and […]

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Pray for the fruits of the Holy Spirit

The Sunday Gospel Father Silvester O’Flynn OFM Cap. May I start by wishing us all a very happy birthday. It is the anniversary of the Church, the day the coming of the Holy Spirit completely transformed the apostles from being fearful and directionless into an empowered community to carry on the mission of Jesus. Jesus […]

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The Holy Spirit is the artist who shapes our humanity

A reflection for Pentecost Sunday Reading: Acts 2: 1-11 1 Corinthians 12: 3b-7, 12-13 John 15: 26-27; 16: 12-15 Our problem with the Holy Spirit is our inability to form a correct image. That is, if we can even speak of having problems with one of the three divine persons, who together form the Holy […]

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Where did the apostles receive the Holy Spirit at Pentecost?

The apostles could have received the Holy Spirit at Pentecost either in the “upper room” or in the temple in Jerusalem. In the Acts of the Apostles, the apostles are reported to have received the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. However, the exact location of this momentous event is not clearly indicatedand many Bible scholars argue […]

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The Holy Spirit Does God’s Will, My Will – BC Catholic

Pentecost Sunday, year B First Reading: Acts 2:1-11 Second reading: Gal 5:16-25 Reading of the Gospel: Jn 15, 26-27; 16:12-15 Forty days after his resurrection, Jesus ascended into heaven. Ten days later, the Holy Spirit descended on the apostles, as Jesus had promised. Pentecost is called the birthday of the Church because, as we hear […]

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The Holy Spirit: the gift of confirmation

The sculpted pediment (white marble) – representing the Holy Trinity – surmounting the high altar of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Antwerp. The church is the largest Gothic building in the Netherlands. iStock / manx_in_the_world The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Most Holy Trinity and the gift of the sacrament of […]

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God is love, as reflected in the Holy Spirit | Catholic National Register

Sunday May 9 User Guide Sunday May 9 is the sixth Sunday of Easter. Mass readings: Acts 10: 25-26, 34-35, 44-48; Psalm 98: 1-4; 1 John 4: 7-10; John 15: 9-17. Welcome to the sixth Sunday of Easter. We are very close to Pentecost, and our readings this Sunday revolve around love and the Holy […]

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Closing of the last Catholic school in the county: Holy Spirit and Kennedy Catholic form a partnership | Local News

There are still a few details to settle regarding the ongoing partnership between… Holy Spirit Academy students will continue their Catholic education this fall. But not at the Holy Spirit Academy. After struggling for several years to maintain enrollment and finances, the 113-year-old school – the last Catholic school in Lawrence County – will apparently […]

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Kimberly Elise celebrates her birthday with the baptism of the Holy Spirit

By Jeannie Ortega LawChristian Post reporter | Thursday, April 22, 2021 Actress Kimberly Elise attends the 2018 Mercy For Animals Presents Hidden Heroes Gala at Vibiana on September 15, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. | Paul Archuleta/Getty Images Hollywood superstar Kimberly Elise took to social media earlier this week to share that she celebrated her […]

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Want to be inspired? Listen to the Holy Spirit.

Fifty days after Easter, we celebrate the feast of Pentecost, which commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit. Today’s readings focus on the role of the Spirit in sustaining the community after Jesus’ death and resurrection, reminding us of how the Spirit continues to empower believers today. And they were all filled with the Holy […]

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Bro. Dominguez calls the Holy Spirit as new chaplain for the Spanish diocesan Charismatic Renewal

Father Ramón Dominguez of the Youth Apostles is a question of inspiration and motivation. As director of the Don Bosco Center in Manassas, Father Dominguez depends “on the good graces of the Holy Spirit every day” to help motivate and supervise Hispanic middle and high school students. Many are at risk of being drawn into […]

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The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of the resurrection

Bishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, general overseer and presiding bishop of Action Chapel International Ministry, has declared that the Holy Spirit is the Spirit of the resurrection, who brought Jesus out of the grave. He noted that without the Holy Spirit, Jesus would not have come out of the grave. He said that Christians […]

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Roma Downey: ‘Resurrection’ Easter Movie Captures the Holy Spirit

By Jeannie Ortega LawChristian Post reporter | Wednesday, March 24, 2021 The movie “Resurrection” is coming to Disney+ | get.discoveryplus.com/resurrection Discovery+ is gearing up for the release of new religious film ‘Resurrection’ from ‘The Bible’ producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, and unlike other cinematic retellings of the historic moments of Christ’s resurrection, they include […]

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The Holy Spirit enables our encounter with Jesus

“I too kneel in the streets of Myanmar and say stop the violence! I too stretch out my arms and say: let dialogue prevail! ”. “Blood doesn’t solve anything. May dialogue prevail ”. Vatican City (AsiaNews) – The Holy Spirit “reminds us of Jesus and makes him present to us, so that he does not […]

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Gift of the Holy Spirit connects people to Christ, says Pope in audience

Each Christian is unique because the Holy Spirit inspires something new and original in each person, creating “an endless field of holiness,” Pope Francis said. “The one God, the Trinity of love, allows the variety of witnesses to flourish – all are equal in dignity, but also unique in the beauty that the Spirit wanted […]

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Gift of the Holy Spirit connects people to Christ, says Pope Francis in audience

VATICAN CITY – Every Christian is unique because the Holy Spirit inspires something new and original in each person, creating “an endless field of holiness,” Pope Francis said. “The one God, the Trinity of love, allows the variety of witnesses to flourish – all are equal in dignity, but also unique in the beauty that […]

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Gift of Holy Spirit connects people to Christ, Pope says – Catholic Philly

Pope Francis speaks during his general audience at the library of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican on March 17, 2021. The pope spoke about the role of the Holy Spirit in making Jesus present in people’s lives. (CNS Photo/Vatican Media) By Carol Glatz • Catholic Press Service • Published on March 17, 2021 VATICAN […]

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The Holy Spirit and the Christian Experience, by Simeon Zahl

It is a subtle and sophisticated adventure in pneumatology. Simeon Zahl challenges assumptions embedded in much of modern theology regarding the work of the Holy Spirit – and charts a course forward that connects Luther and Augustine with ideas of contemporary psychological analysis. The result calls for a radical overhaul of the way Christian doctrines, […]

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DC Collier: How I Know the Holy Spirit is Real | Homes and Lifestyle

“To all who are led by the Spirit of God, they are sons and daughters of God. For you have not received a spirit of bondage leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons and daughters whereby we cry out, ‘Abba! Dad!’ The Spirit Himself testifies with our spirit […]

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Sophia Pasquale and Fran Florio lead the No. 4 Holy Spirit over Cedar Creek on senior night | High School Live

ABSECON – Sophia Pasquale says it’s the most natural thing in the world to pass basketball to Fran Florio. The seniors of Holy Spirit Secondary School have been playing together since their days at Assumption Regional Catholic School in Galloway Township. “It’s second nature,” Pasquale said. “I see Fran opening up. I’ve seen her since […]

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The Word, the Holy Spirit and Failure

Swedish Lutheran bishop and novelist Bo Giertz cites three things that help us have faith in Christ’s work for our salvation: the Word of God, the Holy Spirit, and our personal failure. In his collection of sermons, A Year of Grace, Vol. 1, translated by long-time commentator on this blog Bror Erickson, Giertz preaches the […]

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Why did the early Christians call the Holy Spirit “the wild goose?” “| Catholic National Register

The Holy Spirit can be gentle as a dove, or rowdy and unpredictable like a wild goose. You’ve heard of a wild goose hunt, haven’t you? It is a hopeless pursuit, a senseless search that is sure to prove fruitless. The adventurer who sets out on a wild goose hunt wastes a lot of time […]

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Holy Spirit guided removal of notorious abortionist, detective says – Catholic Philly

Kermit Barron Gosnell, sentenced to three life terms for the deaths of three infants and a woman at his West Philadelphia abortion clinic – as well as 30 years on illegal drug charges – is pictured in an undated Philadelphia Police Department photo ID. (CNS photo / Philadelphia Police Department handout) By Gina Christian • […]

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Who is the Holy Spirit?

The Holy Spirit is, according to Christians, the eternal, active and personal presence of God. Major Christian beliefs describe God as a Trinity – three persons in one – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Christianity teaches that the Holy Spirit is not a powerful force or a generalized supernatural presence, but a personal being who […]

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Pamplin Media Group – The Holy Spirit can renew and strengthen us

The Holy Spirit played a vital role in the birth and resurrection of Christ and is also ready to work in our lives today. The biblical story of Christmas involves several important characters. Everyone has their role to play in welcoming Jesus into our world. For a moment, I would like to shed some light […]

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Finding Faith: Six Ways the Holy Spirit Transforms Our Lives | News, Sports, Jobs

Reverend Don Grant The Holy Spirit empowers believers to live like Jesus and be daring witnesses for him. Of course, there are a few ways to go about it, so we’ll take a look at the most common ones. Jesus said in John 16: 7 that it was in our best interests for him to […]

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The Holy Spirit and Christmas | The Guardian Nigeria News

For the Christmas season this year, we will be examining the role of the Holy Spirit in the realization of Christ, the reality and the essence of Christmas. As we know, the Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Trinity, who carries out all of God’s plans and purposes. From Creation until the end […]

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Tennessee mayor awaits Holy Spirit guidance before ordering mask mandate

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. LINCOLN COUNTY, Tennessee – As health experts warn of an increase in coronavirus cases over the holidays, the mayor of Lincoln County, Tennessee, said […]

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LIVE IN THE LIGHT: The Holy Spirit is the promise of Jesus | Lifestyles

“And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Comforter [the Holy Spirit], to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him because he lives with you and will be in you. John 14: 16-17 […]

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50 Bible Verses About The Holy Spirit You Should Know

For a majority of Christians, the Holy Spirit is one-third of the Trinity, and memorizing verses on the Spirit of God is encouraged to do so. “The Triune God,” also known as the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, is mentioned several times in the Bible. There are two symbols in the New Testament that are […]

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The fruits of the Holy Spirit

A depiction of the Holy Spirit to Saint-Louis, King of France, in downtown Saint-Paul shows a dove emanating from nine rays representing the nine fruits. Courtesy of Father Michael Van Sloun By receiving the sacrament of confirmation, the person receives the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, wisdom and understanding, counsel and strength (strength), knowledge […]

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What we can learn about the Holy Spirit from Jesus and the Gospels – Baptist News Global

The figures are hardly inspiring, but they are indicative. A .350 batting average is far more impressive than a .225 batting average. A basketball shooting percentage of 50%, instead of 30%, can be the difference between qualifying for the championship game and making a long comeback home. And most readers know the difference between 95% […]

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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 […]

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The gifts of the Holy Spirit

iStock-Epitavi Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are imparted to those who receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Six are listed in the “Prophecy of Immanuel”, which describes an expected ideal future Davidic king: wisdom and understanding, counsel and strength (courage), knowledge and fear of the Lord (Is 11:2). The translators of the Hebrew Bible into […]

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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 […]

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Kick-off 2020: A preview of the Holy Spirit Spartans | Atlantic City Sports News

The Holy Spirit High School football team grew rapidly last season. The Spartans won the Non-Public II State Championship with a young core that is now a year older, stronger and more experienced. Spirit returns eight starters on offense and nine on defense and is expected to be one of South Jersey’s top teams again […]

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The Divinity and Personality of the Holy Spirit – Sunday Magazine – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

When Paul went to Ephesus and asked the disciples if they were receiving the Holy Spirit, when they believed they replied, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit” (Acts 19). : 1-2). If such a question were to be asked of us today, the answer would most likely be, “Ah, […]

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SERMONETTE: What happens when the Holy Spirit appears? | Guest columns

What happens when you completely surrender to the Holy Spirit? What is possible when you surrender completely to let him in and fill you with his presence and power? Let’s read Ephesians 3:14-21 (TPT translation). God says he can do super abundantly, far beyond anything we can ask or think. What do you need God […]

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On Hope and the Holy Spirit | Catholic National Register

“Be worthy of the flame that consumes you.” —Paul Claudel When a word is spoken, does something happen? Take the word hope, for example. When you hear it, is something calculated? In other words, will it mean extra-mental reality in your mind, or is it just sound and spelling? Samuel Johnson, in his famous dictionary […]

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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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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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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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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 […]

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Was Tertullian the first to claim that the Holy Spirit is a person?

The traditional teaching of the church about God is that God is a Trinity of three co-equal and co-eternal Persons: the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ) and the Holy Spirit. Anyone who reads my blog a lot knows that I was a Trinitarian for twenty-two years, then I changed to believe that the Bible presents […]

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infomercial | Father, Son and Holy Spirit – do they make a trinity? | Remark

It is commonly accepted that the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit form a Trinity; further, that the concept of the Trinity is difficult to explain but must be accepted by faith. But, does the alleged difficulty in explaining it really expose us to adopting questionable ideas that might be damaging to accept? First […]

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Don’t you know much about the Holy Ghost? The new “school” aims to change that

Baptized and Confirmed Catholics have received special gifts, but many leave them “on the shelf unpacked.” This is what Father Michael Becker says, who aims to help more Catholics receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The rector of the seminary of St. John Vianney College in St. Paul, Father Becker teaches a 12-week course […]

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Assemblies of God official website (US)

Don’t miss any story. Follow AG News! Message this EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared in the Pentecostal gospel in a series called “Theology in a Nutshell”. It felt good to the Holy Spirit and to us. … ”These words spoken by the Jerusalem Council in making an important decision of the church in Acts […]

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Official website of the Assemblies of God (USA)

Don’t miss any story. Follow AG news! Send this message EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared in the pentecostal gospel in a series entitled “Theology in brief”. It seemed good to the Holy Spirit, and to us. …” These words spoken by the Council of Jerusalem in making an important decision of the church in […]

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The Pope at the Audience: The Holy Spirit and the Unleashed Power of the Gospel

Pope Francis during his weekly general audience declared that the Holy Spirit is the protagonist of the Church’s mission. By Lydia O’Kane Although pilgrims and tourists had their umbrellas ready for Wednesday’s general audience, the brief drizzle that swept over St. Peter’s Square then turned to clear skies as Pope Francis reflected on his catechesis […]

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Pope in audience: the Holy Spirit gives us courage, helps us to discern well

In his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles during the weekly general audience, Pope Francis says the Holy Spirit gives Christians courage and “the art of discernment” in the face of difficulties. By Devin Watkins Pope Francis began by reflecting on the courage shown by the Apostles when they were dragged before the Sanhedrin […]

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Can classical music capture the Holy Spirit?

He is probably Britain’s best-known living classical composer, having become famous – some would say notorious – for placing his Catholic faith at the center of his musical creativity. The religious part of his output ranges from tenderly intimate choral miniatures, many written for his local church choir, to full-scale choral and orchestral passions (telling […]

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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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The Holy Spirit Knocks at the Crossroads of the World

By Antonina Zielinska and Oleg Vrednik Juan Perez of the Diocesan Holy Spirit Institute for Service and Leadership preaches at a pre-Pentecost party in Times Square. Photos © Oleg Vrednik A sea of ​​red descended on Times Square on the Friday before Pentecost. Devotees, mostly from the Diocese of Brooklyn, came to share the joy, […]

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Harry Connick Sr.’s Marian devotion is linked to the Holy Spirit | Catholic National Register

Ten years ago Harry Connick Sr., 93, of New Orleans, retired after 30 years as an Orléans parish attorney and began to devote himself to the study of his faith. Catholic. He was particularly intrigued by the important role of the Holy Spirit, but believed that devotion to the Holy Spirit was lacking. He therefore […]