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The Gift of the Holy Spirit

Today we draw our Easter season to a close with our celebration of Pentecost. As our first reading begins, “When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, there were all in one place together.” For the Jews, it was the time for Pentecost as they celebrated it. For Jesus’ disciples, Jesus had told them to wait […]

Pentecost – Homily

Pentecost, Year BActs 2:1-11Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34 (32)1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13John 20:19-23May 23, 2021 Fifty days ago we celebrated Easter.  Easter is the most important day of the year (Christmas is #2).  Today, we celebrate the third most important day of the year, Pentecost.  On this day we celebrate the coming of the […]

Pentecost Homily

Pentecost Acts 2:1-11 Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13 John 20:19-23 Our Easter Season draws to a close today with our celebration of Pentecost but we should never think of Pentecost as simply an end to Easter.  Pentecost is an “event” in our church.  It is often referred to as the […]