Today is Pentecost, the 50th day after Easter, when the Catholic Church celebrates the coming down of the Holy Spirit onto the Apostles, and consequently the birth of the Church. Yesterday, I was at a local Catholic young adults event where Eric Chow was speaking on the Holy Spirit. I took away the following thoughts:Continue Reading
Charisms: Gifts from the Holy Spirit
We each have our own individual strengths and limitations. It’s sometimes easy for one person to accomplish a certain task than another.
For one person, mathematics might come easily and naturally, whereas for another person it may be difficult and frustrating to apply, although not impossible.
In the mission of the church, God has equipped each of us with unique gifts to carry out specific tasks within the mission. It isn’t impossible for us to do other tasks, but it won’t be as easy as others that are aided by the charisms with which we have been gifted.
Last Saturday I had the opportunity to participate in a Called & Gifted seminar to learn more about these charisms.Continue Reading