By Father John Leising Associate and Chaplain, Fredonia Place of Williamsville For the last several days, we have reflected on the Lord’s disciples, gathered in the Upper Room, waiting for the coming of the Spirit with his sevenfold gifts. We, too, have gathered in our “Upper Rooms” or Chapels, with the same needs as the [...]
PENTECOST By Sister Zoe Ellen McClure A sound came Rushing, whistling, Sonic booming Then sudden stillness Like a hurricane’s eye They were in it! And fire came alive Overhead and brighting Shining fearful consoling They looked They saw Tongues of fire Over one another Is there one over me? Then came power And fearless energy And [...]
The nine days between the Feast of the Ascension and Pentecost is often considered to be the first novena. NCR invites us to join them in a nine-day Novena for Pentecost created by NCR board member and composer Dan Schutte. The entire Novena for Pentecost can be found here.