Posts Tagged ‘Apostles’

“I Have Seen the Lord”

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The figure of Mary Magdalene has always loomed large in the tradition of the Church because, even though the Bible says relatively little about who she is, what scripture does say speaks volumes. What we know for certain is that Mary Magdalene had been possessed by seven demons (Luke 8:2; Mark 16:9).  Pope Benedict explains […] [Read more]

Reflections on the Creed: “I believe in the Holy Spirit”

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

There is indeed a Holy Spirit. We know that there is a Spirit because Jesus has revealed him to us, just as he has revealed the Father to us, and because he has given us the Spirit to be our life.  This is the reason why God took on our human nature:  to share divine […] [Read more]

Pentecost: Beyond the Upper Room

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

At some time in your life, you could probably relate to the feelings that the Apostles were experiencing in the upper room on the day of the first Pentecost: feelings of being alone and afraid, feelings of doubt and worry. And then came the Holy Spirit. [Read more]