Tag: pentecost

Holy Spirit ‘brings order to our frenzy,’ pope says

VATICAN CITY | In a world of conflict and division and a culture of insult, people need to live filled with the Holy Spirit, who is the only one capable of bringing harmony and unity to diversity, Pope Francis said. “Those who live by the Spirit … bring peace where there is discord, concord where… Read more »

The Holy Spirit changes hearts, pope says on Pentecost

VATICAN CITY | Christians should begin each day invoking the Holy Spirit, praying that the Spirit will lead them and the church closer to God and closer to any person in need, Pope Francis said on Pentecost. Celebrating Mass May 20 in St. Peter’s Basilica, the pope said the Bible, especially the Acts of the… Read more »

Pentecost brings Holy Spirit, unity, understanding

Venice | “There appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each one of them. And they were filled with the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2:3-4). The readings on Pentecost Sunday note that Jesus appeared before the Apostles for the final time, but at that moment Jesus confers on them… Read more »