Posts tagged Pentecost

“Pentecost” (detail), Jean Restout the Younger (1692–1768), 1732; Musée du Louvre

Come, thou holy Paraclete

Today we recall and celebrate that historical moment when the power of the Holy Ghost was first poured into the Church.

"Pentecost" (detail), El Greco (1541–1614), c.1596; Museo del Prado

The Spirit of the Lord has filled the whole world

We all hear the name of ‘Pentecost’, and we know that it is one of the major feasts of the Church’s year, but it is worth pausing to reflect a little more deeply on it…

Pentecost Novena: Day 9 (30 May)

Mark me, dear Lord, with the sign of Thy true disciples and animate me in all things with Thy Spirit.

Pentecost Novena: Day 8 (29 May)

Mark me, dear Lord, with the sign of Thy true disciples and animate me in all things with Thy Spirit.

Pentecost Novena: Day 7 (28 May)

Mark me, dear Lord, with the sign of Thy true disciples and animate me in all things with Thy Spirit.

Pentecost Novena: Day 6 (27 May)

Mark me, dear Lord, with the sign of Thy true disciples and animate me in all things with Thy Spirit.