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Pentecost

The Holy Spirit and Mission

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 9, 2019 .

Today we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, one of the truly great moments in the life of the Church. The Holy Spirit comes to give many spiritual gifts, which prepare us to enter into relationship with Christ and embark on mission.

The Breath of Life

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 4, 2017 .

If you want the Holy Spirit, you have to declare the Lordship of Jesus. Love is precisely what the Holy Spirit is. Do you want life? Do you want meaning, purpose, the satisfaction of your deepest longing? Then be close to Jesus as he breathes out love. You will have what your heart is searching for.

Pentecost and the Gift of Language

by Bishop Robert Barron . May 24, 2015 .

Today's readings recount the unforgettable events of Pentecost. Language is our primary mode of communication. How wonderful, therefore, that the principle gift of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost is tongues - speech, language - enabling the first disciples to establish heart-to-heart communication with the peoples of the world. The Holy Spirit himself is nothing but communication for the Spirit is nothing other than the love that connects the Father and the Son. When the disciples, filled with Holy Spirit, go out to communicate on Pentecost, they effectively unite the world by gathering what sin has scattered.

Why the Ascension of the Lord Matters

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 21, 2011 .

Another video from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.

Why the Ascension of the Lord Matters

by Bishop Robert Barron . May 27, 2011 .

Another article from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.