Finding Sainthood: An Academic Contribution to Nicholas Black Elk’s Cause for Canonization

By Michael Steltenkamp, S.J. A well-known passage in the New Testament reports an incident that took place after the resurrection of Jesus (Luke 24:13-36).  The scene depicts two of his […]

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The Power of Pentecost in a Broken World

Herein lies the power of Pentecost and God’s gift of the Spirit. Upon the reception of the Holy Spirit, the followers of Christ are liberated from their fears. They are no longer passive or afraid to confront the institutions of power. Instead, they go out to the peripheries, to proclaim God’s Kingdom and initiate new relationships of reconciliation and communion. We are called, like the apostles and Blessed Oscar Romero, to organize for the Kingdom.

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