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Pope Francis on Pentecost: Holy Spirit ‘impels us to unity, to...

VATICAN CITY  -- The Holy Spirit's gift of comfort and solace is meant to unite all men and women and not take sides with...

Pentecost set as date to fully reopen for several United States...

WASHINGTON — Many Catholic dioceses and archdioceses across the country — which closed their parish doors for a time at the start of the...

Pentecost Sunday: Pentecost presents us with God’s vision for the future

Sunday Scripture reading, May 23, 2021, Pentecost Sunday (Vigil Mass) 1) Ez 37:1-14   Psalm 104:1-2, 24, 35, 27-28, 29, 30 2) Rom 8:22-27   Gospel: Jn 7:37-39 Pentecost...

Pentecost: Meditating on the birthday of the church and the Holy...

Pentecost invites us to celebrate the birthday of the church and meditate upon the Holy Spirit's role in our individual lives. I remember a small...

Pentecost: A time to breathe, forgive and renew

What could be more essential to life than breathing -- or forgiving? Breathing and forgiving: One follows the other. Forgiveness, as Jesus makes clear throughout...

WATCH REPLAY: Bishop Malooly livestreams Mass from Cathedral of St. Peter...

Bishop Malooly livestreams Mass from the Cathedral of St. Peter in Wilmington on the feast of the Pentecost. Although public gatherings have been cancelled during...

Pentecost and the promise of the Holy Spirit — Sunday homily,...

FATHER JOSEPH W. McQUAIDE iV Last week, in our reading from Saint Luke’s Acts of the Apostles, the apostolic band was left with mouths agape...

Pentecost: Christian life begins and ends in the power of the...

Sunday Scripture readings, May 31, 2020 1) Acts 2:1-11 Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34 2) 1 Cor 12:3-7, 12-13 Gospel: Jn 20:19-23 Christian life begins and ends in the...

Pentecost: Holy Spirit, bringer of hope

Today's responsorial psalm uses brief excerpts from the lengthy Psalm 104, a paean to God's work as Creator. In keeping with the theme of...

Pentecost: Know forgiveness, know peace; no forgiveness, no peace

"Peace be with you," Jesus says in the Gospel reading for Pentecost Sunday (Jn 20:19). Peace — as in harmony, or even as in a...

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