Sunday, May 15, 2016
""Pentecost is the day that the church was born. On that day, the Holy Spirit came to fill believers. Jesus had ascended, but he sent the Spirit so that believers could have the comfort, guidance, and empowerment of God's presence", writes Dr. Timothy Larsen.
Easter duty: All Catholics are obligated to receive Holy Communion at least once a year. The time period for fulfilling this obligation begins the First Sunday of Lent (Feb 14) and extends to Pentecost Sunday (May 15).
Lessons on the Pentacost from Loyola Press