Category Archives: Holy Spirit

Pentecost, inspirations and gifts of Spirit

Friars Corner: Up, up and away to heavenly glory!

Acts 1:12-14; Ps 27:1, 4, 7-8; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17:1-11a OR Ascension: Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2-3, 6-9; Ephesians 1:17-23. Option 2: Hebrews 9:24-28, 10:19-22; Matthew 28:16-20 Most states in our country transferred the Ascension from last Thursday to this … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: Why I Remain Catholic

The Anchoress Elizabeth Scalia posed the question on her Patheos blog, “Why do I remain Catholic?” to Catholic writers and all media persons in this post. #WhyRemainCatholic is going wild. This conversation is timely for me, for I’ve begun writing … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus and the Holy Spirit defend and plead for us before God

Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; Ps 66:1-7, 16 and 20; 1 Peter 3:15-18; John 14:15-21 The readings this weekend give us a “snapshot” of the early Church development. The apostle Philip went north Samaria bringing good news about Jesus our Savior. When … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus leads us to abundant life now and forever

Acts 6:1-7; Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19; 1 Peter 2:4-9; John 14:1-12 One of the easiest ways to understand our Scriptures is to pray to the Holy Spirit asking him to activate the gift of understanding that we were all given … Continue reading

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Me? An evangelist?

Featured on CatholicWritersGuild.com Did you know that when you were baptized, you were anointed to be an evangelist? Yes, you, I and every Christian are meant to bring others into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. How do we do … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus is our Shepherd, gate and door to heaven

Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Ps 23:1-6; 1 Peter 2:20-25; John 10:1-10 The main key to our faith is to come to know Jesus Christ, our Savior from sin and Lord of our lives. He is our only path and the gate … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: The disciples recognized Jesus as he broke bread for them

Acts 2:14, 22-33; Ps 16:1-2, 5, 7-10; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35 For me, this is the second most beautiful and powerful story about Easter Sunday. The first reading today is Peter’s sermon to the Jews who had gathered around … Continue reading

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Today’s Good News

From The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion; A Book of Daily Reflections for April 7 by Nancy HC Ward “Jesus wants evangelizers who proclaim the good news not only with words, but above all by a life transfigured by God’s presence.” Pope … Continue reading

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