Pentecost, May 23, marks the occasion of God sending the Holy Spirit upon Jesus’ disciples after his Resurrection.
The path toward synodality, the cardinal said, will require the Church to undergo its own conversion, “a new way of understanding and approaching how we carry out our mission.”
Our faith calls us to learn what the Lord is asking from our lives and trust that God is already at work.
Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda called on faith in the Holy Spirit’s presence amid civil unrest and a global pandemic during his homily May 31.
“If there is no Holy Spirit, there is no evangelization,” the pope said Oct. 2 during his weekly general audience.
Like an orchestra conductor leading a symphony of different sounds and harmonies, the Holy Spirit creates a masterpiece of unity and communion that extols God’s love, Pope Francis said.
The Holy Spirit gives Christians the courage and the strength needed to engage in a loving dialogue with God that is like the dialogue of a child with his or her father, Pope Francis said.
Every spring brings this sense of urgency to get things done. I want to feel the Holy Spirit’s calming peace even in the midst of these sometimes harried days.