'Daddy, I love your …'

"So Dad, what do you want for Father's Day?"

'Veni Sancte Spiritus'

artwork of God the Father and God the Holy Spirit

The first time I sensed the presence of the Holy Spirit, I was four years old.

The miracle of Pentecost

Holy Spirit window at Vietnamese Martyrs Parish in Arlington

Pentecost is a miraculous time in the life of the Church. At the first Pentecost, the disciples gathered in Jerusalem during a harvest festival for the Jewish people.

The world we leave our children

"What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up?" This question, posed by Pope Francis in "Laudato Si'," has been rattling around my brain. 

Hope and joy in are found in the caress of God

Easter eggs

“I found one!” The voice from the family room was that of my 30-something son, delighted in his find of an egg, undiscovered during the annual egg hunt on Easter Sunday.