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Pentecost Sunday

May 31, 2020 6:00:00 AM / by Lauren Perrino posted in Pentecost

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I’m a huge fan of the Holy Spirit part of the trinity. Something fiery which can immediately make you fluent in another language? Yes please, I’ll take the fire that lets you speak all the languages with all the people, thank you. Although, for most of my life, it was only really the part about languages and fire I was fascinated by, I never thought much about the Holy Spirit itself until I spent a week at Taizé back in 2014.

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Believing in the Redemptive Power of Love

May 29, 2020 3:35:43 PM / by STM Chaplains posted in Social Justice

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"We must discover the power of love, the redemptive power of love. And when we do that, we will make of this old world a new world, for love is the only way." – Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Reflection: Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 29, 2020 6:00:00 AM / by Joshua R.J. Garcia GRD '20 posted in Advent, Reflection, Easter

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From the beginning of the shelter-in-place order in Connecticut, I have been holed up in my second floor apartment in New Haven. A family of four – the father is also a Divinity School student and trusted friend – occupies the first floor and I have been very lucky to share this truly unusual experience with them safely.

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Saint Philip Neri -- A Fool For Christ

May 27, 2020 12:28:46 PM / by Fr. Ryan Lerner, Chaplain posted in Saints, Feast Days

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“A cheerful and glad spirit attains to perfection much more readily than a melancholy spirit.”

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