How Do Christians Receive the Holy Spirit?

Today (Sunday June 4th), we celebrate the Holy Feast of Pentecost. We celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Disciples and Apostles of Our Lord Jesus Christ. But what about us? “How do we receive the Holy Spirit?” A basic study of this question may yield some surprising results. According to the book […]

How did the early Christians receive the Holy Spirit?

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 7:37-52; 8:12 Today we celebrate the feast of Pentecost.  One of the most amazing feasts in the life of the Church.  On this day we celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples and Apostles of Our Lord Jesus Christ.  We notice that […]

When God Changed His Mind.

The Reading from the Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11 & The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 7:37-52; 8:12 Perhaps we should begin by saying that God never really changes His mind. He is a constant and unchanging presence in the universe and in our lives. Nevertheless it appears in Scripture and […]