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Marked for Christ

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tattoos

Anna Keating writes in America that “the symbols of Catholicism—crosses, icons, rosaries, paintings and medals—easily translate into tattoo art . . . the saints of today may look different than those of ages past.” A story of two young Catholics and their religious tattoos here: Marked for Christ

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Prayers and Readings for Pentecost Sunday

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Pentecost by Giotto

Today is Pentecost Sunday, when the Church celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles (Acts 2:1-41). Pentecost is often regarded as the Church’s birthday because from that point on the apostles carried the message of Christ. This is also an important feast for Charismatic Christians worldwide. Pentecost marks the end of the Easter season.We recommend the painting “Pentecost” by Giotto. In addition, prayers and readings for Pentecost after the jump:

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