May 24, 2015

Pentecost, Adult Confirmation at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen

The Spirit Given Sacramentally In today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles we heard that, “when the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire...
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Pentecost, Beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero

Introduction On this beautiful day when we open our hearts anew to the Holy Spirit we also celebrate the Beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero. This morning, as we speak, he is being beatified in San Salvador where he served as Archbishop until he was killed in his Cathedral in 1980. How grateful we are to...
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Pentecost, St. Rose of Lima 100th Anniversary

Introduction I’m delighted to celebrate this long-delayed closing Mass to mark the 100th Anniversary of St. Rose of Lima Parish. Please accept my warmest congratulations on reaching this milestone and my warmest thanks for all that this parish family does in service to its parishioners and the surrounding community. With you I want to thank...
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Holy Spirit leads to truth, renews the earth, emboldens, pope says

The power of the Holy Spirit transforms people into bold witnesses of the Gospel, Pope Francis says.
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