Tag: Pentecost

When did Holy Spirit come; wearing veil in church

When did Holy Spirit come; wearing veil in church

| Father Kenneth Doyle | April 13, 2016 | 2 Comments

– When did the Holy Spirit come?
– Is it prideful to wear a mantilla?

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Charismatics pray for personal experience of Pentecost

Charismatics pray for personal experience of Pentecost

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Charismatic praise, including praying in other tongues and raising hands in worship, was foreign to Allen Illgen. But he decided to attend the Archdiocesan Catholic Charismatic Renewal Office’s rally, “The Lavish Gifts of God” held Aug. 9 in Eagan, because he had experienced the power of the Holy Spirit and wanted to learn more about the Spirit’s gifts.

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Pentecost plus: Holy Spirit feast draws two into the Church

Pentecost plus: Holy Spirit feast draws two into the Church

| June 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Pentecost Sunday, Bob and Mary Johnson proudly came down the center aisle and took their place in the front two pews. This was a special day for the group, with two of the Johnsons’ clients stepping forward to be received into the Catholic Church.

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Two saints, two sons inspire liturgical art at Savage parish

Two saints, two sons inspire liturgical art at Savage parish

| Kristi Anderson for The Catholic Spirit | June 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

For the Rasmussen and Schwartz families of St. John the Baptist in Savage, Pentecost Sunday not only celebrated the coming of the Holy Spirit, but also the long-awaited arrival of two life-size liturgical icons portraying St. Kateri Tekakwitha and Redemptorist priest Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.

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Don’t let the flame burn out just because Easter is over

Don’t let the flame burn out just because Easter is over

| Deacon Jake Anderson | June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It can certainly seem like the event of the Resurrection is the “end of a season.” But Jesus explicitly says: “It is better for you that I am going away” (John 16:7). What does he mean? He means Pentecost! The Holy Spirit is coming!

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Group offers faith, fellowship to intellectually disabled

Group offers faith, fellowship to intellectually disabled

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

When asked recently if we can become disciples through the Holy Spirit, Kathleen Sweeney had an answer right away: “Just say yes!”

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Pentecost: Catch the Spirit and be bold in your faith!

Pentecost: Catch the Spirit and be bold in your faith!

| Father Michael Van Sloun | May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pentecost, May 19, is a solemnity — the highest ranking liturgical feast — and it celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles. It serves as the grand and glorious conclusion to the 50-day Easter Season — seven continuous weeks that celebrate the greatest mystery of the Christian faith, the resurrection. It brings the paschal mystery to completion.

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Helping youth to know Christ, know their faith

Helping youth to know Christ, know their faith

Matthew Kelly states that within eight years after their confirmation, 85 percent of our Catholic young people have given up the practice of their faith

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Collection offers hope to Holy Land

Collection offers hope to Holy Land

| March 14, 2013

The Good Friday collection provides much-needed financial assistance

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Twelve Apostles: Sinners called by Jesus to serve

Twelve Apostles: Sinners called by Jesus to serve

| Father Michael Van Sloun | October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

We, like the apostles, are asked to be evangelizers, as unworthy as we may be

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