Posts Tagged ‘Confirmation’

Our Participation Today in the Mystery of Pentecost

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Tweet Share315 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble When we celebrate Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit, we need to pause and reflect on just how pervasive and ever-present the marvelous gift of the Spirit is. If we neglect the Spirit, the giver of life and font of all saving grace, […] [Read more]

Confirmation: The Outpouring of the Holy Spirit as at Pentecost

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Tweet Share45 Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleCelebrating the sacrament of Confirmation is among the most enjoyable tasks in the life of a bishop. It is a time to look forward. The parish gathers around the candidates, young and old, to welcome them into full membership in the Church. These people, filled with […] [Read more]

Their Lenten Journey – and Ours

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Tweet Share174 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble One of the most powerful and inspiring manifestations of the Holy Spirit alive and at work in our community today unfolds during the Rite of Election and the Call to Continuing Conversion. As archbishop, I will preside at those ceremonies at the Basilica of the […] [Read more]