Jean II Restout, ‘Pentecost’, 1732
Jean II Restout, ‘Pentecost’, 1732 (photo: Register Files / Public Domain)

Scripture Scholar John Bergsma on Pentecost (May 22)

Happy Birthday, Church! Pentecost Sunday is here. While we celebrate the Holy Spirit’s constant presence in the Catholic Church, many Catholics are being re-invited back to Mass as bishops are reinstating the Sunday obligation following the coronavirus pandemic restrictions. To help you prepare for Pentecost we’ve invite Scripture scholar John Bergsma back to Register Radio. And then, we catch up with the news from the Editor’s Corner.

Representing the Holy Spirit that descended “like a dove” and hovered over Jesus when he was baptized.

Bishop Burbidge: The Pandemic is Our ‘Pentecost Moment’

This “21st century Pentecost moment” brought on by the pandemic, Bishop Michael Burbidge said, has underscored the need for good communication in the Church across all forms of media, in order to invite people into the fullness of the Gospel.