Pentecost, Peace, and Forgiveness 2

In today’s Gospel for Pentecost Sunday, the Lord confers his Apostle’s with his power to forgive sins.

The Upper Room, a Place of Prayer and Peace

The Upper Room, a Place of Prayer and Peace

“The doors were locked for fear of the Jews.”

When Jesus appears to the Apostles, breathes on them and fills them with the Holy Spirit, he drives their fear away and fills them with peace. More…

Divine Mercy Sunday “Peace Be with You!” 9

“The peace of the celestial city is the perfectly ordered and harmonious enjoyment of God, and of one another in God.” (St Augustine, City of God)

Peace, the true peace that Christ gives is the sign that God is with us. When Jesus says, “Peace be with you!” More…

Jesus Wept 13

Shrine of Dominus Flevit overlooking Jerusalem from the Mt. of Olives

“I am waiting for peace.”

“And what is peace?” I asked.

The store owner replied, “When the words of the Prophet in the holy book are fulfilled.”

Of course what he meant was, “When the world is converted to Islam.” More…