Posts tagged Transformation

Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes, Francisco Herrera the Elder (1576–1656), c.1650; Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid

One Church, one Faith, one Lord

The young lad in the Gospel story is an image of innocent humility. He offers the little he has, five loaves and two fishes. It is the virtues of humility, meekness and patience that will enable the Body of Christ to maintain its unity, one body and one Spirit, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, under one God and Father of us all.

O Comforter, draw near; within my heart appear

Pentecost reminds us that the renewing of the world begins with our own continuous conversion and transformation as temples of the Holy Spirit. This transformation is both for us as individuals, and through us individuals to our communities. Here begins the true transformation of the world.