The same Holy Spirit who came upon Mary and the disciples at Pentecost comes into our lives today! Click to begin
There is a primal comfort that comes with fire and candlelight. There is also something truly mesmerising about fire, the flickering flames form intricate, beautiful shapes that are gone as quickly as they come. The crackling sound of good, dry firewood and the calming heat radiating from the fire provides light and warmth, a gathering
Sarah and Henry are passionately committed to growing deeper in intimacy. Following prostrate surgery that left Henry impotent, they persisted in seeking new ways to express their unity. Their joyfulness is contagious. Like every baptised person, married people are gifted by the Holy Spirit with charisms suited to their individual calling as Christians. However there
You will receive power... The scene: Jesus has been crucified and his body mysteriously goes missing from the tomb. Followers report encounters with the risen Jesus but it’s now ten days since the last one. On that occasion, the disciples saw Jesus ascend into heaven after instructing them to wait in Jerusalem where they would
Considered the oldest and original novena of the Church, the novena to the Holy Spirit begins on the Friday of the 6th Week in Easter and ends on Pentecost Sunday. It originates in the second chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, when the bewildered disciples and believers gathered together to pray and await the
With Pentecost coming up in a couple of weeks, CathFamily have put together a little audio presentation of the Story of Pentecost. Performed by Rian Galliott and adapted from Acts 2:1-42 of the New Revised Standard Version by Francine Pirola. This media featured in the May 2013 edition of the CathFamily e-Magazine.
Celebrate Pentecost in seasonal deliciousness with CathFamily’s Pineapple Fire Fondue and our decadent Chili Hot Chocolates. Pineapple Fire Fondue This family favourite is a perfect summer dish, when pineapples are at the peak of their season. This relatively healthy desert is a great way to get fruit into the more picky eaters, because, well everyone
On Pentecost 2012 Australian Catholics begin a ‘Year of Grace’: a time for all to deepen our relationship with Jesus. In a courageous and humble statement, Australia’s bishops have committed themselves to a year-long journey of prayer and repentance. They will each direct their focus and energies on the person of Jesus, with particular emphasis