A Catholic Monthly Magazine

Sunday June 5


Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104: 1-2, 24, 25, 27-30;
1 Corinthians 12:3-7,12-13; John 20:19-23

The birthday of the Church

Pentecost is the day when the Spirit invisibly moved the little community of believers gathered in Jerusalem to go down into the streets of that city. What was visible within that community was their dedication to the teaching of the apostles, the breaking of bread and their sharing of goods; what we could call creed, cult and conduct. Even today these three realities constitute the Church. Are we visibly attached to the teaching of the Church, its liturgy and the ethical behaviour expected of disciples?

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