Skip to comments.The Purpose of Pentecost: and the New Missionary Age of the Church
Posted on 05/31/2009 3:39:58 PM PDT by bdeaner
Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit.
As we came to the close of the last millennium there were groups within the Christian community who claimed to have a special connection with the encounter that the early followers of Jesus had in the upper room on that great and glorious day. A modern Pentecostal movement was born. Out of it, much good has come. The Second Vatican Council in the Catholic Church began with a prayer for a New Pentecost. Since the Council, what are called the ecclesial movements have flourished in the Catholic Church, each with differing charisms and distinctive missions, but all clearly led by the Holy Spirit which was poured out on Pentecost and continues to be poured out.
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The Purpose of Pentecost: and the New Missionary Age of the Church
Pentecost: the Holy Spirit Comes
Pentecost on Mount Athos (where earthly time is one and the same as the eternal today of heaven)
Vigil of the Pentecost and Whitsunday
The Gifts of the Holy Spirit