Coptics Celebrate the Memory Of Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt

Last week, Coptic Christians in Egypt celebrated the memory of the Holy Family’s Flight into Egypt, when Mary, Child Jesus, and Joseph fled to Egypt to take refuge from the persecution of King Herod, during which they visited more than two dozen places, from Arish through the Delta and Cairo, to Assiut in Upper Egypt.

Pentecost Celebrated In Times Square

Pentecost is the celebration, not simply the event, that occurred in the Upper Room when the Holy Spirit descended on the Apostles and Mary, the Mother of Jesus. It is the celebration of the presence and action of that Holy Spirit, alive and animating the Church today. That presence and action of the Spirit were on display in Times Square, the Crossroads of the World, on Friday, June 3, in an imaginative and exciting way.

Faith in Focus

Juan Pablo Quiceno, Juan Camilo Pérez, and Nineth Pinzón, lead a night of songs and praises on May 19. Pérez, the founder of the God’s Fire International Music Ministry, said Times Square is the perfect spot for singing and rejoicing while waiting for the coming of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost.

Pope Francis to Celebrate Pentecost in Malta

Pope Francis will celebrate Pentecost in Malta, the Mediterranean island-nation where St. Paul was shipwrecked and where thousands of migrants and refugees continue to seek welcome and shelter.

Bishop Celebrates Pentecost With Neo-Catechumenal Way

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio announced the creation of a new seminary in the Diocese of Brooklyn during the Pentecost Vigil with members of the Neo-catechumenal Way at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn, on Saturday, May 19.

Pentecost in Times Square

A group of nearly 400 members of St. Pancras parish, Glendale, celebrated Pentecost at the Red Steps in Manhattan’s Times Square.