In this video, for the Feast of Pentecost, Dr. Brant Pitre discusses the lectionary readings which revolve around the giving of the Holy Spirit by Jesus at Pentecost in the Acts of the Apostles, the gifts of the Holy Spirit in 1 Corinthians and Romans, and Jesus' promise of the Holy Spirit in the Go[..]
Happy birthday to the Catholic Church! Happy birthday to you, who are the body of the Church!
We’re all familiar with our own birthdays, and we celebrate them because they mark the day of the year in which we entered into this life. But did you know you have a second birthday?
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What was the role of Mary in preparing the Apostles to receive the Holy Spirit after the Lord left them at the Ascension? Here is a thoughtful reflection by Fr. James Kubicki. Visit www.ApostleshipOfPrayer.org for more great reflections.
Take a front seat for the 2014 Pentecost Rose Petal Ceremony at the Pantheon in Rome. The Pantheon was built in 126 AD by the Emperor Hadrian as the temple to all gods. The ancient dome is 142 feet in diameter, with a 30 foot diameter opening (oculus) at the top, and is still the world's largest unr[..]