This is me praying in Spanish. 19 May 2013. Solemnity of Pentecost Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104; 1 Cor 12:3-13; John 20:19-23 When I was missioned to the Kino Border Initiative at the US-Mexican border in 2011, I didn’t know how to speak Spanish. I could glean a few words here and there, owing to theContinue reading “Breaking Fences”
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Sumisidhi ba sa Iyo ang Hangarin ng Kapayapaan?
12 Hunyo 2011. Araw ng Pentekostes Acts 2:1-11; Salmo 104; 1 Cor 12:3-13; Juan 20:19-23 Note: This article appears in Sambuhay missalette today. Sambuhay is a publication of the Society of St. Paul in the Philippines. Bumubukal ba sa iyo ang hangarin ng kapayapaan kapag may alitan? O kaya sumisidhi ang mithiin ng pagbabalik-loob saContinue reading “Sumisidhi ba sa Iyo ang Hangarin ng Kapayapaan?”
Are You About to Risk?
23 May 2010. Pentecost SundayActs 2, 1-11; Psalm 104; Corinthians 12, 3-13; John 20, 19-23 I was a young catechist to children when the topic was the Trinity. It was easy for me to draw the image of God, the Father because it was not hard to imagine a father; or God, the Son, becauseContinue reading “Are You About to Risk?”
Sanhi Ka Ba ng Pagkakaisa o Pagkakawatak-watak?
23 Mayo 2010. Linggo ng PentekostesGawa 2, 1-11. Psalm 104; Roma 8, 8-17. Juan 14, 15-16Hindi maipagkakaila ng mga unang Kristiyano ang mga pagbabagong naidulot ng pagbaba ng Espiritu Santo sa kanila sa araw ng Pentekostes dahil sa mga biyayang nakamit nila (1 Cor 12-14). Ang mga biyayang ito ang naghubog at nagpanday ng mgaContinue reading “Sanhi Ka Ba ng Pagkakaisa o Pagkakawatak-watak?”
31 May 2009: Pentecost SundayActs 2, 1-11; Ps 104; 1 Cor 12, 3-7, 12-13; John 15, 26-27; 16, 12-15 The early Christians did not doubt the descent of the Spirit upon them because of the manifestations of the Spirit’s gifts (1 Cor 12-14). John’s community effectively experienced this Divine presence. These gifts were discernible inContinue reading “Building Community”
Araw ng Pentekostes (Filipino)
31 Mayo 2009 Araw ng PentekostesGawa 2, 1-11; Salmo 104; 1 Cor 12, 3-7, 12-13; Juan 15, 26-27 at 16, 12-15 Note: This article appears in Sambuhay a publication of the Society of St. Paul. Hindi maipagkakaila ng mga unang Kristiyano ang mga pagbabagong naidulot ng pagbaba ng Espiritu Santo sa kanila sa araw ngContinue reading “Araw ng Pentekostes (Filipino)”
The Gentle and Rough Spirit
12 May 2008 Pentecost SundayActs 2, 1-11; Psalm 104; 1 Cor 12, 3-13; John 20, 19-24 The feast of Pentecost marks the end of great rejoicing in the Season of Easter; Pentecost is the fiftieth day from Easter (Pentecoste, Gk “50th”). The 50th day corresponds to the Hebrew Feast of Weeks or Shabuoth, a timeContinue reading “The Gentle and Rough Spirit”
27 May 2007 Pentecost SundayActs 2, 1-11; Psalm 104; 1 Cor 12; John 20, 19-23 or John 14. 15-16, 23-26 Pentecost Sunday is a feast of the universal Church. It commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit to the apostles, fifty days after Easter. Let us look at the history of this feast. In theContinue reading “Pentecost”