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15 May, 2016 - Pentecost

  

     
 

   

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Pentecost marks the end of the Easter season and the beginning of Ordinary Time.

We hope you have had a grace-filled Easter and that the rest of the year will be filled with many blessings.

 
     
 

From Bernard of Clairvaux's Second Sermon on Pentecost:

...qui scrutatur profunda pectorum nostrorum, discretor cogitationum et intentionum cordis, qui nec minimam paleam intra cordis, quod possidet, habitaculum patitur residere, sed statim igne subtilissimae circumspectionis exurit.

It is the Holy Spirit who examines the depths of our hearts and discerns the thoughts and intentions of the heart. He does not allow the slightest bit of chaff to remain in the dwelling of the heart, which he possesses, but immediately burns it away with the delicate fire of watchfulness.