Sometimes we forget the many languages spoken at Pentecost and expect a common sacramental experience/formula in our pastoral approach to Confirmation. Nolde offers us an artistic corrective.Read more
Timothy R. Gabrielli is assistant professor of theology at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, PA. He earned a Ph.D. in theology from the University of Dayton and is author of *Confirmation: How a Sacrament of God's Grace Became All about Us* (Liturgical Press, 2013). His next book, forthcoming from Liturgical Press, is on the twentieth century history of the theology of the mystical body of Christ.
The Solemnity of the Annunciation is, in emphasis, a Marian feast and, of course, a celebration of the Incarnation. The Holy Spirit takes a back seat.Read more