To my son as you receive the Sacrament of Confirmation,On this day, you will receive a new anointing of the Holy Spirit: the same Holy Spirit that hovered over the chaos when God created the world, the same Holy Spirit that God breathed into Adam to give him life, the same Holy Spirit that anointed… Read More


Learn more about St. John Damascene St. John Damascene: The Holy Spirit and the Eucharist “We were therefore given a birth by water and Spirit: I mean, by the holy baptism: and the food is the very bread of life, our Lord Jesus Christ, Who came down from heaven6. For when He was about to… Read More


Pope Francis has not minced words when it comes to the sin of gossip, speaking about its perils on multiple occasions: In one homily he likened the act of gossip to Judas’ betrayal of the Lord, saying that when we gossip about someone we are turning them into a “commodity” and selling them for 30 pieces of silver, which is the… Read More


Pope Francis and the Holy Spirit – two of my very favorite things! Below are five of my favorite quotes about the Holy Spirit from our Holy Father. I wonder how different my life would be if I lived out these words in every moment of every day. I wonder how different our church and… Read More