allaboutmary: A Spanish retablo painting of “The Soul of Mary”, depicting Mary with the Holy Spirit.
Today, the Gospel reminds us that Jesus, after being baptized in the River Jordan and impelled by the Holy Spirit who settled upon him and revealed him as the Christ, withdrew for 40 days into the Desert of Judea where he overcame the temptations of Satan (cf. Show More Summary
Maybe the Christmas spirit can’t be bought at a big box store, but a present (or eight) never hurt anyone. For the third year in a row the Reliable Source asked a few of D.C.’s big names to reveal what they hope to receive this holiday season. And because no one likes to look too gift grabby around this […]
Crux editor Austen Ivereigh's column defended Pope Francis and criticized those who question 'Amoris Laetitia.'
When you face marriage difficulties and you don’t know how to solve them or how you are going to get through them, you need assistance. You need someone to comfort you and guide you. That someone is the Holy Spirit, and He can help you through very difficult times in your marriage. Here’s how. Romans Keep Reading ?
A Christmas Carol is a weird fucking story. It’s about ghosts, death, rich assholes, sad poor people, and, eventually, the spirit of Christmas. It has been told an almost uncountable number of times, one of the easiest ways to make a special Christmas episode of anything. Show More Summary
elegantiaearbiter: The Descent of the Holy Spirit, by Juan de Flandes, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid.
It's not the holidays until you bake a batch of fresh gingerbread cookies. And whether you're more of a traditionalist or a modernist, a gluten-free baker or a chocoholic, there's the perfect recipe guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit. Show More Summary
Vatican officials are claiming the pope's exhortation is from God because of the Synod, ignoring clear evidence of manipulation.
Have you ever been told to shut up in the name of Jesus? Have you ever been on the receiving end of a conversation being told to zip your lip by the power of the Holy Spirit? It happens on the radio, in line at the coffee shop, in church...Show More Summary
Amy Lynn is honoring the holiday season with The Honey Men joining her for a rendition of “O Holy Night”. The track can be downloaded for free but after streaming it and it catches your holiday spirit, please use the “Name Your Prince” option as a means to show some support. Thank you.
In the spirit of Band Aid and “Sending Our Love Down the Well,” Rachel Bloom—the creator and star of Crazy Ex Girlfriend—has gathered her talented famous friends together in the recording studio to rail against “orange talking STD” Donald Trump with “Holy Shit (You’ve Got to Vote).” Read more...
Watch out for words like 'pastoral accompaniment, 'dialogue,' and 'surprises of the Holy Spirit.'
A Catholic priest in New Jersey has been removed from his ministry at Holy Spirit Church in Union following his arrest on charges of child pornography. In July, 54-year-old Kevin A. Gugliotta was accused of possessing or viewing child...Show More Summary
'Basically this is the Holy Spirit speaking to us,' says Cardinal-elect Kevin Farrell.
I knew a pastor who instructed his worship leader to remove songs that mentioned the Holy Spirit, and another pastor who removed songs about the blood of Christ. How sad... in their zeal to avoid charismatic excesses and offensive truths, these pastors actually quenched and grieved the Spirit.
The Spectre is one of DC Comics’ oldest, most powerful characters. He’s the Wrath of God incarnate and has near-infinite power to deliver holy judgment to those deserving of it. But even he can’t beat the phallic former demon lord who works in a Gotham City bar. Read more...
400 students serenade teacher fighting cancer with hymn. The students and faculty sing Holy Spirit to Mr. Ben Ellis at his Nashville, TN home. #BenEllis #ChristPresbyterianAcademy #Nashville #Cancer The post 400 students serenade teacher...Show More Summary
I love this time of year. The temperature drops below 70 degrees during the night, so we can have the windows open to cool the house. What do I feel as the coolness wafts in, flowing as if it is the Holy Spirit? I am feeling the Reality that is beneath all the surface reality of our day-to-day lives. Show More Summary