Posts tagged novena

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 […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 9 (19 May)

Saturday the Vigil of Pentecost Thou, on those who evermore Thee confess and Thee adore, in Thy sevenfold gift, descend; Give Them Comfort when they die; Give them Life with Thee on high; Give them joys which never end. Amen. The Fruits of the Holy Spirit The gifts of the Holy Spirit perfect the supernatural […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 8 (18 May)

Friday of the seventh week of Easter Bend the stubborn heart and will, melt the frozen warm the chill. Guide the steps that go astray! The Gift of Wisdom Embodying all the other gifts, as charity embraces all the other virtues, Wisdom is the most perfect of the gifts. Of wisdom it is written “all […]

Pentecost Novena: Day 7 (17 May)

Thursday of the seventh week of Easter Heal our wounds—our strength renews; On our dryness pour Thy dew, Wash the stains of guilt away. The Gift of Counsel The gift of Counsel endows the soul with supernatural prudence, enabling it to judge promptly and rightly what must done, especially in difficult circumstances. Counsel applies the […]