Today, on this 3rd day of the novena, we pray for the gift of the Spirit of Piety, which moves us to a loving reverence for God as our Father, and also helps us to respect others as children of God, just as we ourselves are. Third Day:Come, O Blessed Spirit of Piety, possess my heart. … Continue reading Novena to the Holy Ghost in Preparation for Pentecost: Day 3
On this second day of the novena to the Holy Ghost, we pray for the gift of the Spirit of Holy Fear, which allows us to love God so much that we fear offending Him in any way. This is unlike servile fear, which would mean that we are afraid of God, which is the LAST … Continue reading Novena to the Holy Ghost in Preparation for Pentecost: Day 2
For the next nine days, we should prepare for the feast of Pentecost by praying this novena: Novena to the Holy Ghost Pray especially starting on the day after Ascension Thursday, ending on the Feast of Pentecost First Day:Almighty and eternal God, Who hast vouchsafed to regenerate us by water and the Holy Ghost, and hast given … Continue reading Novena to the Holy Ghost in Preparation for Pentecost: Day 1
The Ascension of Our Lord God mounts His throne to shouts of joy; a blare of trumpets for the Lord. Psalm 47:5 Today we celebrate a glorious day, the culmination of everything tied to Christ's mission on earth and the event that will set the stage for the coming of the Holy Spirit and the … Continue reading Ascension Thursday
For the courage and strength to go forth and preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and for a return to Catholic Christian values in our society. Arise, O Lord, help us and redeem us for Thy Name's sake. Psalm 43:26.
For our country, and for all our government leaders, that they may work together to create laws that are truly just and uphold standards of charity and peace in our society.
For our Holy Father, Pope Francis, and for the liberty and exaltation of Holy Mother Church.