REFLECTION: Pentecost and Berrigan, a double portion of God’s Spirit

by Christine Schenk, NCR Pentecost is far and away my favorite feast in the liturgical year. My first real sense of God's Spirit came as a young child. On summer mornings, before anyone else awakened, I would steal outside to gaze in fascination as freshening breezes blew through the tall oak, elm and catalpa trees … Continue reading REFLECTION: Pentecost and Berrigan, a double portion of God’s Spirit

REFLECTION: Oscar Romero brought a new Pentecost to the church

by Bishop Thomas Gumbleton Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace A couple of very significant coincidences happened today. We are celebrating the feast of Pentecost. But also, tomorrow precisely, May 24, is two months in 1980 after Archbishop Oscar Romero was shot to death in the tiny chapel about the size of this chapel. Today, … Continue reading REFLECTION: Oscar Romero brought a new Pentecost to the church