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One Minute Reflection – 20 May – Pentecost Sunday, Alleluia!

One Minute Reflection – 20 May – The Solemnity of Pentecost, Alleluia!

Today’s Readings : Acts 2:1-11, Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34, Galatians 5:16-25, John 15:26-27; 16:12-15

O Lord, how manifold are thy works!   In wisdom hast thou made them all; the earth is full of thy creatures…Psalm 104:24

REFLECTION – “…the Holy Spirit who came down on the Apostles is the same Spirit who fashioned the world.   Pentecost should also be for us a festival of thanksgiving for creation, a cause for reflection on the creative Reason, who is is also manifested in the beauty of the world, as a creative Love.”…Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) 1985theholy spirit who came down on the apostles - pope benedict - 20 may 2018 and psalm 104 24

PRAYER – Lord God, pour out the gifts of the Holy Spirit on all mankind and fulfil now, in the hearts of Your faithful, what You accomplished at the beginning of the world, every second of every day and when the Gospel was first preached on earth.   Come, O Holy Spirit, come!   We make our prayer through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever, amen.come o holy spirit - 20 may 2018 pentecost sunday


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