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Pentecost Novena: Day 4: 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.

Chasuble by Sacra Domus Aurea

Pentecost Novena: Day 3: The Gift of Piety

With the Gift of Piety we love God our Father. It inspires us to love and respect for His sake persons and things consecrated to Him.

Chasuble from Maris Stella Vestments

Pentecost Novena: Day 2: The Gift of Fear

The Gift of Fear is the fear that is the beginning of wisdom, detaching us from worldly pleasures that could in any way separate us from God.

Pentecost Novena: Day 1: The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Light, of Strength, and of Love. With His sevenfold gifts He enlightens the mind, strengthens the will, and inflames the heart with love of God.

Come, thou holy Paraclete

Today we recall and celebrate that historical moment when the power of the Holy Ghost was first poured into the Church.

The Spirit of the Lord has filled the whole world

We all hear the name of ‘Pentecost’, and we know that it is one of the major feasts of the Church’s year, but it is worth pausing to reflect a little more deeply on it…