Happy Birthday, everyone! That’s right, Happy Birthday! Today is Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter, and is often called the “birthday of the church.” In fact, Pentecost actually ranks higher than the wonderful celebration of Christmas. We began our celebration here with a Saturday evening vigil.
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Wake me from my complacency. Stir the dormant ashes. Ignite the sparks into flame to boldly make the proclamation “of the mighty acts of God.” Remove my cowardly spirit transform me to be strong, loving and wise.
By Sr. Catherine Cleary, OSB How can you go away and yet stay? But this is exactly what happened to Jesus at Pentecost. Jesus” going to God in his death is not a going away from the disciples but a coming and staying with us in a new way. The new way is symbolized by [...]