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Pentecost - A, 4th June 2017

Pentecost - A, 4th June 2017

This week we celebrate Pentecost, the day when the first Apostles realised that God’s Spirit was with them. The Gospel tells this story by recalling how Jesus gave his Apostles the Holy Spirit with a breath....

Pentecost Sunday - C, 15th May 2016

Pentecost Sunday - C, 15th May 2016

Pentecost is one of the great festivals of the Church. In modern popular culture it isn't nearly as well known as Christmas or Easter, but for Christians it's profoundly significant. It marks the coming of the Holy Spirit on blessed Virgin Mary and the disciples and their transformation from frightened and confused people to men who would face martyrdom for what they believed....