Category Archives: Holy Spirit

A 2 Second Prayer That Will Change Your Life!

  The Fruits Of The Holy Spirit Here’s something to think about. The Church teaches that we first receive the Holy Spirit when we are baptized and that the gift is completed when we are confirmed. In Galatians 5:22-23, Saint … Continue reading

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7 Reasons To Be Thankful For The Holy Spirit

  If we were to poll Catholics and ask which of the 3 Persons of the Trinity they LEAST understood, the odds are good that the Holy Spirit would be the most popular answer. While most of know something about … Continue reading

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Let’s Give The Holy Spirit Some Credit!

Yesterday I wrapped up my series on the 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit.? When thinking about these gifts, many of us will respond with the words: “So what!” We sometimes fall into a wishy-washy, fluffy interpretation of the 7 … Continue reading

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The 7 Gifts Of The Holy Spirit – Fear Of The Lord

Fear of the Lord is easily the most misunderstood out of all the Holy Spirit?s gifts.? Simply put, fear of the Lord is the gift of reverence for Him as our creator.? It allows us to remember exactly who we … Continue reading

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The 7 Gifts Of The Holy Spirit – Piety

The gift of piety allows us to relate to God as our loving Father and the rest of mankind as our brothers and sisters.? It helps us to see everyone as a child of God.? Through this gift, the Holy … Continue reading

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The 7 Gifts Of The Holy Spirit – Fortitude

Let’s continue our discussion of the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit by examining the gift of fortitude.? For this post, I?d like to step aside and present the thoughts of three great Catholic theologians: Blessed Pope John Paul II, … Continue reading

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The 7 Gifts Of The Holy Spirit – Counsel

Today we?ll look at the gift of counsel.? This gift helps us to have a good conscience and keep on the path that leads to God.? Simply?put, it allows us to make the?right?decision in a particular?situation.? More than?”good judgment”, counsel?is … Continue reading

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The 7 Gifts Of The Holy Spirit – Knowledge

Closely related to the gifts of wisdom and understanding, the gift of knowledge enables?us to?view created things as signs which lead to God.? Sometimes we forget that God can be seen in all of His creation.? A beautiful sunrise, a … Continue reading

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The 7 Gifts Of The Holy Spirit – Understanding

When trying to understand God and the teaching of His Church, we are limited by the fact that we’re human.? Without Divine assistance, it’s impossible for us to grasp God’s revealed truths.? Fortunately, the Holy Spirit comes to our assistance … Continue reading

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The 7 Gifts Of The Holy Spirit – Wisdom

Today we?ll begin looking at the 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit by examining the gift of wisdom.? Wisdom is God-given knowledge, not learned from books, that provides us with a better insight of God and His works.? This gift … Continue reading

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