Pope Francis: homily for Pentecost, 2017

Posted June 4, 2017 7:53 am by Editor

Pope Francis: homily for Pentecost, 2017

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday, the Solemnity of Pentecost, in St. Peter’s Square. Below, please find the full text of his homily in its official English translation


Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis

Solemnity of Pentecost

4 June 2017

Today concludes the Easter season, the fifty days that, from Jesus’ resurrection to Pentecost, are marked in a particular way by the presence of the Holy Spirit.  The Spirit is in fact the Easter Gift par excellence.  He is the Creator Spirit, who constantly brings about new things.  Today’s readings show us two of those new things.  In the first reading, the

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