Tag Archives: Pentecost

The power of the Spirit-filled heart: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 20, 2018. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 The power of the Spirit-filled heart St. Luke’s depiction of the Pentecost event in the Acts of the Apostles shows us something about the preaching of the Spirit-filled … Continue reading

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Opening to the Holy Spirit: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 15th 2016. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 Opening to the Spirit And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. So Jesus broke the chains of death, rose from the dead, threw open the stone … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: Best gift of God above – A homily for the solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 23/24 2015 Gen 11:1-9; Acts 2:1-11; Rom 8:22-27; Jn 15:26-27; 16:12-15 The Holy Spirit: best gift of God above I recently saw an episode of the Cable TV show Hoarders that featured a particular woman who … Continue reading

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Being sent like Jesus: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. June 8th 2014 Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 Being sent like Jesus. “As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” When I went shopping for a new cell phone some months ago, a sales … Continue reading

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Tuning-in to the Holy Spirit

Solemnity of Pentecost 2013. May 19th 2013. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7, 12-13; Jn 20:19-23 Tuning-in to the Holy Spirit Powerful and peaceful transformation!!! That is one sentence that captures the Pentecost event. Today’s readings show us that this event radically … Continue reading

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