By: Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed for persons on the run. “Faith Book” is also brief enough to be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
From today’s Acts of the Apostles reading:
And they were filled with the Holy Spirit
and began to speak in different tongues
as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim.
Jesus is no longer physically present with us, but he has not withdrawn to some distant mountain in the cosmos, waiting for his time to return. The scriptures today remind us that Jesus is fully with us because his Spirit dwells in us – as individuals and as a church community. Empowered by the Spirit we "proclaim" our faith in Christ by our words and actions.
So we ask ourselves: