In his homily for Pentecost, Father Joseph LoJacono, pastor of St. Veronica and St. Hugh of Cluny Parishes in Philadelphia, shared how the Holy Spirit restores true life in our hearts.
The anger and polarization that dominate the headlines can be reversed, says Father LoJacono, if we “don’t fall into the dialectic” that reduces reality to a battle between “us” and “them.”
(To access the recording of Father LoJacono’s homily, click on the link or the image above.)
Fr. Joseph LoJacono, I.V.E, S.T.L. is a member of the Institute of the Incarnate Word (IVE) religious order, and pastor of St. Veronica and St. Hugh of Cluny Parishes in Philadelphia. He has a license in marriage and family from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. Visit his website at www.frjosephlojacono.com.
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