Pentecost was originally a celebration of the first fruits of the harvest

05-20-2018From Pope St. John Paul II’s Catechesis on the Holy Spirit

"1. From the foregoing catechesis on the article of the creeds on the Holy Spirit, one observes the rich biblical foundation of the pneumatological truth. At the same time, however, we must also note the difference of delineation, in divine revelation, of this truth in relation to the Christological truth. It is evident indeed from the sacred texts that the eternal Son, one in being with the Father, is the fullness of God's self-revelation in human history. In becoming "son of man," "born of woman" (cf. Gal 4:4), he was manifested and acted as true man. As such he also definitively revealed the Holy Spirit, announcing his coming and making known his relationship with the Father and the Son in the mission of salvation and therefore in the mystery of the Trinity. According to the announcement and promise of Jesus, the Church, the body of Christ (cf. 1 Cor 12:27) and sacrament of his presence "with us until the end of the world" (cf. Mt 28:20), has her beginning with the coming of the Paraclete.

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Events & Announcements

Help Wanted: Money Counters

Money Counters are volunteers who assist with counting the Sunday and holy day collections. The counters are responsible for recording and reconciling the donations received and preparing the bank deposits each week. There are two different counting teams that alternate every other month.

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Christ Child Society
May 23 9:00am - 11:00am

Select Wednesdays, 9:00am-1:00pm in the Parish Center

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That Man is You
May 23 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Wednesdays 6:30-7:45pm in the Parish Center

Older Adults Ministry Meeting
May 24 4:00pm - 5:00pm

We will meet as we continue our efforts to reach isolated and lonely parishioners. We will also be planning for the upcoming Parish Expo. Please call Vicki McAllister with any questions at 602-397-3708.

The Wild Goose Video Series
May 29

Monday nights, Jun 4 - Jul 16 from 7:00-8:30pm and Tuesday mornings, May 29 and Jun 12 - Jul 17 from 9:15-11:00am

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Feast of Corpus Christi Consecration Mass
May 31 6:30pm

Join us as we celebrate our Parish Feast Day of Corpus Christi and the Feast of the Visitation with our consecration to Jesus through Mary. A reception in the Parish Center will take place following Mass.

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Name Tag Weekend
Jun 2 - Jun 3

All parishioners and visitors are invited to fill out a name tag when they come to Mass on Jun 2/3 as we strive to be a welcoming community and foster a spirit of hospitality.

VBS 2018: Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus
Jun 4 - Jun 8 8:30am - 12:00pm

Registration Apr 2-30. Corpus Christi parishioners receive preference for the first two weeks of registration as classes are limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Men of St. Joseph Men's Group: Wednesday Evening Speaker Series
Jun 6 6:30pm

Joel Stepanek presents Hard Hearts and Closed Doors: Understanding and Responding to the Needs of Young People

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Tears Speak…But Spirits Soar
Jun 12 7:00pm

Tears Speak…But Spirits Soar is a support group for women who have suffered the loss of a child to abortion.

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