John 15:26-27, 16:12-15 Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father, he will testify to me. And you also testify, because you have been with me from the beginning. “I have much more to tell you, but… Continue reading Pentecost!
Tomorrow the Church celebrates Pentecost; the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles and the beginning of their ministry to make disciples of all nations. Oh, how we so dearly need the help of the Holy Spirit in these days! To enlighten and guide us; to help us grow in faith and virtue. Our… Continue reading Reflection – The Coming of the Holy Spirit!
January 25, 2018 – “…May this time be for you a time of prayer, so that the Holy Spirit, through prayer, may descend upon you and give you conversion…” Reading this, I’m reminded of something St. Paul had said once: “Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God who has marked you with His seal,… Continue reading Reflection – Pray to the Holy Sprit, Our Advocate!
(via LifeSite) Luther’s so-called reform was not an “event of the Holy Spirit,” and we should not “change history” or “falsify what happened 500 years ago and the disastrous effect it had” for the sake of “good relations,” Cardinal Gerhard Müller, former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has said. In… Continue reading Cardinal Müller: Luther’s Reform Was ‘Against the Holy Spirit’
October 2, 2017 – “…My children, do not waste time thinking about the future, worrying. May your only concern be how to live well every moment according to my Son. And there it is – peace for you!” This part of Our Lady’s most recent message has really stuck with me since I first read… Continue reading Reflection – Hand Over Your Future to God!
Acts 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came to rest… Continue reading Pentecost!
The novena in honor of the Holy Spirit is the oldest of all novenas since it was first made at the direction of Our Lord Himself when He sent His apostles back to Jerusalem to await the coming of the Holy Spirit on the first Pentecost. It is still the only novena officially prescribed by… Continue reading Novena to the Holy Spirit