so also Christ. Spread the love. [If the passage from Numbers is chosen for the First Reading, the passage from Acts is used as the Second Reading.] A more or less geographical sweep from east to west, which gives an impression of universality. Lenten graphics for use on bulletins, notices, newsletters, etc . Nothing free from taint of ill. This is seen by many as a symbol of the worldwide mission of the church. The world is charged with divine energy: tongues are loosed, and speech overflows its linguistic constraints; charismatic gifts flood the valleys of human habitation; barred doors are burst open, and frightened hearts are calmed. R. Alleluia. At this sound, they gathered in a large crowd. Posted on May 23, 2020 by macaubulletin. 30) Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth. Alleluia. 1 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. and return to their dust. Pentecost Sunday / Msgr. Readings for the Vigil of Pentecost (Saturday evening) are not found in this Christ in Our Neighborhood series. No one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit. After this passage, in verse 15, Luke specifies that there were 120 people in the same house! Genesis is a story of creating the material world. which parted and came to rest on each one of them. because each one heard them speaking in his own language. For fifty days, the Church has exalted in the glory of the resurrection of Jesus, shouting, “The Lord is risen” and “He is risen indeed.” “This is … staying in Jerusalem. The Greek text does not use gender-specific language, so we cannot say that it was a gathering made up exclusively of men (which would indicate the latter); in fact, the later reference to the Joel passage in Acts 2:17-18 suggests it was not. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in different tongues, as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim. Guide the steps that go astray. The great gathering. May 31 2020 (A) Pentecost Sunday ( A) The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) Reflection & Dialogue: The Holy Spirit, union with the Father, the forgiveness of sins, the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) On the faithful, who adore a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Here, Jesus is breathing life into his creation, the Church — a creative/re-creative act consistent with the Easter themes of new birth and a new life in Christ. Sweet refreshment here below; Furthermore, because the Roman government was involved in the death of Jesus, such a challenging claim would place those who made it at great risk for their lives. There is a beautiful play on the Hebrew word ruah which is the same for “breath”, “wind”, and “spirit”. when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, In John Chapter 17 (7th Sunday of Easter, Year B), Jesus prays fervently for the unity of his body, the Church. Mass readings: Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34; 1 Corinthians 12:3-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23. You, the soul’s most welcome guest; Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. At this sound, they gathered in a large crowd, Worship materials for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost to the Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost were contributed by Read Sherman, Aaron . When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. On the evening of that first day of the week, There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit; there are different forms of service but the same Lord; there are different workings but the same God who produces all of them in everyone. Please feel free to use them if they help you, saying where they are from. Paul undermines any spiritual elitism by emphasizing that all gifts have the same origin and therefore the same value, and reminding them that they had all made the same baptismal confession (Romans 10:9). the body metaphor that characterizes that diversity. The message of peace is emphasized by repetition. Shalom. The word “Lord” is also used in the Septuagint, the Greek version of the Old Testament, as a substitute for God’s personal name. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, ... Get the Daily Readings Every Morning. These gifts are not for us to hold but to share. 17 November-05:00b 2020 15 NOVEMBER 2020: THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. Firstly, a reading from my book The Bible Retold . and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body, As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” Pleasing to him be my theme; 2 And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Pentecost Sunday – 31 May 2020 Lectionary Readings: Acts 2:1-11; Ps 104:1+24, 29-30, 31+34; 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23 Theme: Faith, fear and fire. They seem to have developed a disproportionate esteem for certain ecstatic and charismatic phenomena, especially speaking in tongues, to the detriment of order in the liturgy. This appearance account treats the resurrection and the bestowal of the Spirit upon the disciples of Jesus as having occurred on the same day. The word Pentecost is Greek and it means "50th day." Why do we continue to make distinctions between Jew and Gentile, slave and free, woman and man — distinctions that favor one at the expense of another? Ash Wednesday Call to Worship-2020 . and you renew the face of the earth. This Sunday’s Readings. When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. Where you are not, we have naught, The Christian community has been living in a peculiar “in-between” time since the ascension of the Lord. they were all in one place together. The same Greek word (glossa) is used for the tongues of fire that appeared above each one and for the foreign tongues that were subsequently spoken, insinuating that the tongues of fire yielded the foreign tongues. First Reading Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11 The Holy Spirit descends upon the apostles gathered in Jerusalem. Gospel: John 3.16-18 Sunday, May 31, 2020; Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23; This weekend, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Pentecost, one of the most important feasts of the Church’s liturgical year. THE SPIRIT: HOPE FOR A NEW WORLD. The Pentecost Sunday readings describe both personal and communal aspects of our faith.In the first reading we see people of FAITH, the apostles, formed by Jesus for three years, receiving the Spirit who was promised to them … Shed a ray of light divine! but they were confused because each one heard them speaking in his own language. Through the Spirit of God the world is renewed, the community is revitalized, and we come to know the mysterious yet all-pervasive peace of Christ. Wash the stains of guilt away: He is commissioning them with the same authority with which he was given. It is my privilege to lead these reflections on Pentecost Sunday and our Sunday worship, (these reflections will be different to our Sunday service), as I would normally be with you on the 5 th Sunday of the month. This description of Jesus breathing on the apostles is one of John’s many allusions to the Book of Genesis. With the bestowal of the Spirit, the disciples are authorized and empowered to continue the mission of Jesus. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven staying in Jerusalem. The Book of Common Prayer (2004) names Christmas Day, Easter Day and the Day of Pentecost as the three Principal Holy Days on which ‘the Holy Communion is celebrated in every cathedral and parish church unless the ordinary shall otherwise direct’ (p 18). Apparently the disciples recognized him immediately. The diversity found within the community is compared to the complexity of the human body. We are all pilgrims of the earth, striving towards salvation. Like the finale of a majestic symphony, the readings for today recapitulate many of the themes that appeared throughout the Easter season: christology, trinitarian theology, reign of God, repentance, salvation, mission, universality. Our aim is to help Catholics strengthen their spiritual life, deepen their understanding of the faith, and intensify their holiness by catechesis and a variety of Catholic information. When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky But I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you” (John 16:22). Note the trinitarian nature of this account: the commission is from God, given by Jesus, and endowed with the Holy Spirit. Each of the details included by John is laden with theological meaning. Shine within these hearts of yours, Mary did as she was instructed. All rights reserved. The risen Lord has been exalted to his rightful place next to God, and he has sent his Spirit to fill the earth with God’s power. The disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. To each individual the manifestation of the Spirit Heal our wounds, our strength renew; By recognizing what they really mean, we will be able to focus on cultivating and nourishing all the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, And from your celestial home In this community, there are no more stratifications, whether religious (Jew or Greek) or social (slave or free). Following this instruction, the disciples returned from the site of the ascension in Galilee to the Upper Room in Jerusalem. How manifold are your works, O Lord! You, of comforters the best; may the LORD be glad in his works! which parted and came to rest on each one of them. which parted and came to rest on each one of them. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. whether Jews or Greeks, slaves or free persons, Final Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. Next Sunday, 31 May 2020, is the Day of Pentecost (Whit Sunday). As a body is one though it has many parts, Come, within our bosoms shine. there are different workings but the same God In John’s gospel, the coming of the Holy Spirit occurs at this first appearance, rather than fifty days later as it does in Acts (Acts 2:1-13). Bend the stubborn heart and will; Your email address will not be published. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Melt the frozen, warm the chill; Luke used the same expression in his gospel when Jesus began his journey to Jerusalem: “When the days for his being taken up were fulfilled, Jesus resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem” (Luke 9:51). yet we hear them speaking in our own tongues of the mighty acts of God.”. “Are not all these people who are speaking Galileans? Fr. The feast also brings the Easter season to its conclusion. whether Jews or Greeks, slaves or free persons, “Each person receives a gift so that, governing his life by divine constraints, he may be useful both to himself and to others while presenting an example of good behavior.” [The Ambrosiaster (between A.D. 366 – 384), Commentaries on Thirteen Pauline Epistles]. Entrance Antiphon: (Wisdom 1:7) “The Spirit of the Lord has filled the whole world and that which contains all things understands what is said, alleluia.” or (Romans 5:5; cf. Resoundingly, yes! The locked doors protected the disciples from those who had some part in the arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus. This underscores the mysterious character of Jesus’ risen body: it is not impeded by material obstacles. The Greek word Pentecost means “fiftieth day.” Fifty days after Easter Sunday, we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles and their followers, and the beginning of their earthly ministry to make disciples of all nations. The root of the word translated as “confused” is the same as the word used in the Septuagint to describe the effect of the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11:1-9), leading some commentators to believe that this event demonstrates the reversal of the scattering that occurred when languages were “confused” after the attempt to construct the tower. Brothers and sisters: God speaks to Moses face to face as a friend. To use this title for Jesus is to ascribe to him the attributes of God. 1 The whole world spoke the same language, using the same words. That is exactly what has happened on this first Pentecost: the Holy Spirit has come upon the apostles and they are suddenly and miraculously able to preach to all nations. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! “Receive the Holy Spirit. He is the same man who was crucified, but now he has risen. And when he had said this, he breathed on them. Since most, if not all, of the emperors claimed to be somehow divine, this rivalry was both political and religious. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit ( Log Out /  of the mighty acts of God.”, Responsorial Psalm – Psalms 104:1, 24, 29-30, 31, 34. 30) Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth. Then how does each of us hear them in his native language? When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, so also Christ. The Spirit of God blew over the waters at creation (Genesis 1:2) and rushed upon David at his anointing (1 Samuel 16:13). R. Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth. 22 NOVEMBER 2020: The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. The phrase “bind and loose” (or forgive) is similar to “flesh and blood,” or “left and right.”  Each expression names the opposite pole, but together they are meant to include everything between them as well. Pentecost Sunday . Just as the Gospel accounts reinterpret the significance of the meal celebrated on Passover by telling the story of Jesus instituting the Eucharist, so the Acts of the Apostles reinterprets the significance of the feast of Pentecost, making it a celebration of the gift of the Spirit to the Church. as well as travelers from Rome, and began to speak in different tongues, The coming of the Holy Spirit ushered in a new era for the people of God; from that point on, the apostles carried the message of Christ to the whole world. The Church is the Body of Christ, and it too is formed of many different members which are to work together for the benefit of the whole. The feast celebrates the fullness of the Spirit and the great gathering together of nations. Then how does each of us hear them in his own native language? No one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit. Sunday Mass Readings for May 23 2021, Pentecost Sunday Readings 2021 – Mass During the Day. (A week of weeks is forty-nine days, but if you count both ends (as the Semites did), it comes to fifty.). Solace in the midst of woe. Your email address will not be shared! Learn how your comment data is processed. Lent 2020. You are clothed with majesty and glory, robed in light as with a cloak. They seem to have developed a disproportionate esteem for certain ecstatic and charismatic phenomena, especially speaking in tongues, to the detriment of order in the liturgy. She told Peter and John, who ran to the tomb and discovered only burial cloths. and it filled the entire house in which they were. If the reading seems familiar, that’s because it’s part of the gospel reading for the Second Sunday of Easter every year. In sketching the diversity within the Christian community, Paul uses two triads: gifts / ministries / works, and Spirit / Lord / God. And suddenly there came from the sky It is this man who is placed on the same level as the God of ancient Israel. Bless the LORD, O my soul! Worship Literature. To each individual the manifestation of the Spirit Today we hear of Jesus’ first appearance to the apostles after his resurrection. “The answer is yes! ... Sunday, May 31, 2020 * Select a ... Pentecost Sunday (Solemnity) Gloria – Sequence – Creed First Reading… The disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. Lenten Prayer and Response – 2020. Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven staying in Jerusalem. Why is there to little peace, or comfort, or solace? This language describes the activity of a judge, who decides whether a defendant is bound to the consequences of the charges or loosed from them. We are immersed in the vigor of the Spirit of God; all we have to do is open ourselves to it and the reign of God will be born in our midst.”  [Dianne Bergant, Preaching the New Lectionary, Year A]. Palm Sunday Logo 2020 . 1 When Pentecost day came round, they had all met together, Reflections for Pentecost Sunday 2020. Once again we gather together for one reason, only to discover God has gathered us for another. Owen F. Campion The Sunday Readings. Strangers assemble to fulfill personal obligations, and they experience a phenomenon that bonds them together for life. It is our fervent prayer that by God’s grace, we will be “The Best Catholic” we can ever become. Wind and fire are traditional symbols for the presence of God; this would have been very obvious to Jews who knew their scriptures. or: R. Alleluia. but they were confused Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As we approach Pentecost Sunday, I am sharing with you some readings and a poem. The word does not translate well. the earth is full of your creatures; We are Parthians, Medes, and Elamites, Miechkota, and Julia Budd, Trinity-Anjou P.C., Montreal, Que. To each individual the manifestation of the Spirit is given for some benefit. O most blessed Light divine, LOOKING TOWARD PENTECOST, Sunday, May 31, 2020 I am so excited about Pentecost, that I’m about to burst. R. Alleluia. Mon 1 June Memorial of Our Lady, Mother of the Church Wed 3 June Memorial of Saints Charles Lwanga & Companions Thu 4 June Feast of Our Lord Jesus, The Eternal High Priest Fri 5 June Feast of St Boniface Their rejoicing is a fulfillment of a promise Jesus made at the Last Supper: “So you are now in anguish. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Brothers and sisters: a noise like a strong driving wind, Pentecost. Pentecost also celebrates the birth of our Church. R. Alleluia. Recent Posts. We are Parthians, Medes, and Elamites, inhabitants of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the districts of Libya near Cyrene. Thus was the Church born. YESTERDAY READINGS: May 30, 2020, Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter. Commentary on the Readings: Pentecost Sunday - May 31, 2020. However, Pentecost was a Jewish feast before it was a Christian feast. ( Log Out /  Work on Life Challenges Like Saint Joseph Did, Reflection on the Messages of Our Lady of Fatima in Her Second Apparition Come, Father of the poor! The Best Catholic Daily Mass Readings. These are ways of describing totality: “flesh and blood” refers to the whole body, “left and right” includes the entire horizon, “bind and loose” suggests complete authority. TheBestCatholic.com aspires to be an instrument of evangelization. 1 st Reading – Acts 2:1-11 . This wish of peace, shalom, was the common Jewish greeting of the day. They were astounded, and in amazement they asked, “Are not all these people who are speaking Galileans? both Jews and converts to Judaism, Cretans and Arabs, All was not lost after all; their leader had returned. At this sound, they gathered in a large crowd, The Adventurous Lectionary - Pentecost Sunday – May 31, 2020 Bruce G. Epperly Acts 2:1-2Psalm 104:24-34, 35b I Corinthians 12:3b-13 John 7:37-39 and John If you take away their breath, they perish Has the face of the earth really been renewed? At last the plan of salvation has been brought to conclusion. Egypt and the districts of Libya near Cyrene, A liturgical Bible study based on the Roman Catholic lectionary. Those who believe in the risen Christ receive the gift of peace of heart. In this edifying Series, My Reflection will define and distinguish every gift of the Holy Spirit by giving you examples, speaking in layman’s terms, and making the explanations more understandable for all laity. of the mighty acts of God.”. Almighty ever-living God, who willed the Paschal Mystery to be encompassed as a sign in fifty days, grant that from out of the scattered nations the confusion of many tongues may be gathered by heavenly grace into one great confession of your name. and all the parts of the body, though many, are one body, Why is there so much religious and ethnic rivalry? Today it celebrates the dramatic inbreaking of the time of fulfillment. Jesus came and stood in their midst Mass Readings - Page 1 of 10 Sunday, May 31, 2020 thru Saturday, June 6, 2020 . Individual religious devotion is swept up into communal divine revelation. Collect O God, who by the mystery of today’s great feast sanctify your whole Church in every people and nation, pour out, we pray, the gifts of the Holy Spirit across the face of the earth and, with the divine grace that was at work when the Gospel was first proclaimed, fill now once more the hearts of believers. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, Nothing good in deed or thought, Pentecost also celebrates the birth of our Church. The commentaries for the Readings for Pentecost are from Sunday proper. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, They are also the perfect way to find time in your day for spiritual reflection. Then how does each of us hear them in his native language? is given for some benefit. In your sevenfold gift descend; Home. Amen. 17 November-05:00b 2020 1 NOVEMBER 2020: THE SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS. for fear of the Jews, Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. both Jews and converts to Judaism, Cretans and Arabs. ( Log Out /  Before he ascended he told them, “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. Readings: June 7, 2020 The Solemnity of the Most Holy TrinityOut of concern for the health and well First Reading: Exodus 34.4b-6, 8-9 The Lord, a God merciful and gracious. R. Lord, send out your Spirit, and renew the face of the earth. All are brought together as we are brought together into the body of Christ. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Although the latter triad suggests a trinitarian perspective that associates one set of functions with each of the divine persons, it is clear from the next verse that all the activities are manifestations of the Spirit. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, No one would make such a bold claim were it not for the promptings of the Holy Spirit. I will be glad in the LORD. On the evening of that first day of the week, The evening of the first Easter Sunday; Sunday is “the first day of the week.”. who produces all of them in everyone. If we fail to share the gifts, the common good suffers. Breaking with the geographical sweep, Luke also includes the center of the Roman empire. “Peace” is usually used in English translations, as it is here, but it does not connote the rich meaning. and it filled the entire house in which they were. Note the change in attitude of the crowd: they go from confused to astounded to amazed. On the fiftieth day after Passover, the Jews celebrated their covenant relationship with God by recalling Moses receiving the law on Mount Sinai. Pentecost is also a Jewish holiday, which the Jews use to celebrate the end of Passover. Recall that just before his ascension, Jesus told the apostles: “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, throughout Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8). The acclamation “Jesus is Lord!” is rich in both Jewish and early Christian meaning. Fernando Armellini - Sat, May 30th 2020 The spirit: hope for a new world. 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