Archives for Notices

Pentecost Novena: Day 6 (5 June)

Wednesday of the seventh week of Easter If Thou take Thy grace away, nothing pure in man will stay, All his good is turn’d to ill. The Gift of Understanding Understanding, as a gift of the Holy Spirit, helps us to grasp the meaning of the truths of our holy religion by faith we know […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 5 (4 June)

Tuesday of the seventh week of Easter Light immortal! Light Divine! Visit Thou these hearts of Thine, And our inmost being fill! The Gift of Knowledge The gift of Knowledge enables the soul to evaluate created things at their true worth — in their relation to God. Knowledge unmasks the pretence of creatures, reveals their […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 4 (3 June)

Monday of the seventh week of Easter Thou in toil art comfort sweet, Pleasant coolness in the heat, solace in the midst of woe. The Gift of Fortitude By the gift of Fortitude the soul is strengthened against natural fear, and supported to the end in the performance of duty. Fortitude imparts to the will […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 3 (2 June)

Seventh Sunday of Easter Thou, of all consolers best, Visiting the troubled breast, Dost refreshing peace bestow. The Gift of Piety The gift of Piety begets in our hearts a filial a?ection for God as our most loving Father. It inspires us to love and respect for His sake persons and things consecrated to Him, […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 2 (1 June)

Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter Come, Father of the poor. Come, treasures which endure; Come, Light of all that live! The Gift of Fear The gift of Fear fills us with a sovereign respect for God, and makes us dread nothing so much as to offend Him by sin. It is a fear […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 1 (31 May)

Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter Holy Spirit! Lord of Light! From Your clear celestial height, Your pure beaming radiance give! The Holy Spirit Only one thing is important — eternal salvation. Only one thing, therefore, is to be feared — sin. Sin is the result of ignorance, weakness, and indifference. The Holy Spirit […]