Music for Pentecost
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Music for Pentecost

The purity of Pérotin spurts out our 21st century ears. Little is known about this French composer, except that he lived and worked around 1200, presumably at Notre Dame in Paris, which was then being built. Pérotin is one of the first European composers to be known by name, although that name testifies to modesty:…

The Imperceptible Work of the Spirit
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The Imperceptible Work of the Spirit

This is the imperceptible work of the Spirit in us, and in all those whose minds and hearts are searching for better ways of living together, of being in a real communion. How then do we bring authentic consolation to our suffering world? I believe that the gospel opens up paths of encounter with our…

Cardninal Vincent Nichols on Pentecost
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Cardninal Vincent Nichols on Pentecost

Bl Charles de Foucauld and Marie-Pauline Jaricot, Foundress of Pontifical Mission Societies, to be Canonised
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Bl Charles de Foucauld and Marie-Pauline Jaricot, Foundress of Pontifical Mission Societies, to be Canonised

(Charles de Foucauld) was deeply respectful of the faiths and cultures he lived among. During his 13 years in the Saraha he learned about Tuareg culture and language, compiling a Tuareg-French dictionary, and being a “brother” to the people. The priest said he wanted to “shout the Gospel with his life” and to conduct himself so…

Thy Kingdom Come: Adore
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Thy Kingdom Come: Adore

We expect there must be something that can separate us from the love of God. But God is saying, ‘I don’t care where you are, what you’re doing, how far away you are: my love for you will not change.’ Sometimes we think that God’s love is dependent on the way we act. But God…

Interview Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle: Passion for Mission
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Interview Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle: Passion for Mission

By emphasizing that mission is a gift of the Holy Spirit, Pope Francis is leading us back to some fundamental truths like: faith in God is a gift from God Himself; the Kingdom of God is inaugurated and fulfilled by God; the Church is God’s creation; the Church awakens to its mission, proclaims the Gospel…

On the Way to Pentecost: Prayer, Be Jesus in Somebody else’s Context
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On the Way to Pentecost: Prayer, Be Jesus in Somebody else’s Context

 

The Kingdom Come: God’s Purpose and Power is Refined in our Weakness
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The Kingdom Come: God’s Purpose and Power is Refined in our Weakness

Laudato Si’ Year: 24 May 2020 – 24 May 2021
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Laudato Si’ Year: 24 May 2020 – 24 May 2021

After praying the Regina Coeli on Sunday, Pope Francis recalled the fifth anniversary of his encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ On the Care for our Common Home.’ He said the document sought to “call attention to the cry of the Earth and of the poor.” The Pope then invited everyone to take part in the Laudato Si’…

On the Way to Pentecost: The Power of Prayer
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On the Way to Pentecost: The Power of Prayer

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Faith on the Frontline: Christian Emergency Workers
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Faith on the Frontline: Christian Emergency Workers

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Pope Francis: Message to Pontifical Mission Societies
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Pope Francis: Message to Pontifical Mission Societies

To avoid self-reference, command anxiety, and the delegation of missionary activity to “a superior class of specialists, that consider the baptized people an inert mass to reanimate  and mobilize, Francis recalls some of the distinctive features of the Christian mission: gratitude and gratuitousness, humility, closeness to people’s life — where they are and how they…