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They Were All in One Place Together

Here is a link to the readings for this weekend. Pentecost is the feast of unity. It is both historical, as, for example, when the Holy Spirit brought unity of understanding that transcended verbal confusion. It is also eschatological, portending the...

Our Life, Our Sweetness, and Our Hope

Here is a link to this weekend’s readings. With May crownings, rosary devotions, and liturgical celebrations, the month of May focuses our attention on Mary, the Theotόkos, the Mother of God. To reflect on Mary, though, is at once to reflect...

The Spirit Blows Where It Wills

Here is a link to this week's readings. A good friend of mine retired a few years back as Director of Religious Education (DRE) at her local parish. Having spent her career in the ministry of faith formation, retirement hit her...

Laughing, Crying, Praying: Come, O Holy Spirit!

Here is a link to this week's readings. A delightful story from this week involves Pope Francis teasing a nun he has known for years, named Mother Rosangela, in Genoa, Italy. Clearly full of love and friendship, the pope told the...