Fr. Rooney begins a short series in the wake of the celebration of Pentecost.
Journey with St. Louise de Marillac, to Saint-Nicolas-des-Champs church where she experienced a vision on Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 1623.
Beginning Sunday, June 5, a Pentecost prayer specially prepared for the Vincentian Family will be available on the famvin YouTube channel.
“God is with us. This is the message of hope that we want to shout from the rooftops, that we want to beam over the airwaves, that we want to put on the front page of our publications and post on our social media accounts.”
Benito Martínez Betanzos, CM reflects on the mysticism of Saint Louise.
Fr. Joe Agostino, international coordinator of the Vincentian Family Office, posted a video with an interesting reflection on this Pentecost.
Is there any doubt that those in the upper room were surprised by the Spirit? Probably not. So maybe we should not be surprised when Pope Francis writes… “The Church must always surprise”.
The word “power” that Jesus used when He told His disciples, “But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you…” has the same Greek root as the English word “dynamite.”
As I was thinking Pentecost thoughts I focused on the passage in Acts. 'It will come to pass in the last days,' God says, 'that I will pour out a portion of my spirit upon all flesh. Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your young men shall see visions, your...
Souls that are truly poor and desirous of serving God should place their trust in the coming of the Holy Spirit within them believing that, finding no resistance in them, He will give them the disposition necessary to accomplish the holy will of God which should be...
Vincent was a "Pentecost person." https://youtu.be/J5tr4pqWIo4 The folks at Busted Halo say, "The Holy Spirit is the Love poured out for us..." Does the Love of Christ "impel you"? Do you listen the Spirit and follow the Spirit's lead? Are you a...
On the feast of Pentecost, June 4, 1623, Louise, while at prayer, had a vision in which she saw herself serving the poor and living the evangelical counsels in community. She wrote this “lumière”, or Pentecost experience, on parchment and carried it with her as a reminder that despite her difficulties, God was guiding her life.