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.

Pentecost and The Way to Holiness

As we approach Pentecost this year, we have received a gift from the Holy Father, Pope Francis, by way of his Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate, Rejoice and Be Glad. These are words that remind us that our happiness comes from our relationship to God, especially through our intimate relationship to the Holy Spirit in whose power we have been baptized and confirmed, and by whose power we receive the sacraments.

Unlikely Apostles, Then and Now

WHEN I WAS in the seminary, it was stressed to us in the most definite terms that if you wanted to be able to function in the Diocese of Brooklyn as a priest in the last quarter of the 20th century and beyond, you had to learn another language. Classes would be given in Spanish and Italian, so take one, and this means you.