The Feast of Pentecost
Release Date: 06/08/2014
The Great Commandment to love God and love one another offers a reminder that while our words signal our behavior, our actions reveal our hearts.info_outline Daily Mass: The crucial need to repent of our sins
Jesus reminds us with a number of examples and a parables to repent of our sins and turn to God.info_outline Daily Mass: Responding to the signs of the times
Jesus reminds us that just as we read the weather to determine our action the next day, so we also read the signs of life to determine how our faith will guide us...especially in a storm.info_outline Daily Mass: Choosing the fire of the Holy Spirit for our hearts
The daily readings proclaim God's goodness and power. As Jesus comes to light the fire of the Holy Spirit in our world we are confronted with a choice: to accept God's path or walk away. What will we choose?info_outline Daily Mass: We have been given so much; how are we using it?
The end of today's passage from the Gospel of Luke will challenge each one of us as we reflect on how we are using the blessings we have received.info_outline Daily Mass: Constant vigilance in the Faith
Jesus offers a parable to remind us to be steadfast and alert, ready to respond at any moment to God's call in our lives.info_outline Daily Mass: Storing up treasures in Heaven
Jesus teaches with a parable in the Gospel of Luke how we are called to build up fabulous treasures...in Heaven!info_outline 29th Sunday of the Year: Mixing politics and religion
As Jesus avoids a trick question, he reminds us that we are called to offer what's due in the political world, even as we keep our eyes fixed on Heaven.info_outline Daily Mass: We are living examples of faith in Christ
The Letter to the Ephesians offers an inspirational view of the power of our Christian example.info_outline Daily Mass: We are sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit
In the Letter to the Ephesians we who have been chosen by God and believe in Christ are sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit. May we call upon the Spirit every day for strength and wisdom!info_outline
The Holy Spirit - the third Person of the Trinity - descended upon the disciples and empowered them to proclaim the Good News of Christ. With the power of the Spirit these disciples will change the world.
Here are two powerful ways the Spirit helps us:
- To find our path and direction - giving us guidance
- To provide power and strength - to carry out our tasks
The Spirit continues to work through us today - guiding and empowering us to live our lives for the Lord. Come Holy Spirit!
June 8, 2014 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI
Fr. Andrew Ricci