Monthly Archives: May 2015

Basking in the Joy of the Holy Spirit Always, Everywhere, Now and Forever!

As we complete this series…on the Personal Love between the Father and the Son…we will meditate on why we must always be begging for “Joy and the Holy Spirit”…since Joy is the Fruit of Charity (and to the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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The Fruits: Peace

St. Paul places Peace as the third Fruit of the Holy Spirit after Charity and Joy. In our lives, we all want and need Love, Joy and Peace, but in today’s world there are virtually none of these three realities … Continue reading

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The Fruits: Charity and Joy

The Fruits of the Holy Spirit are the actions that flow from the Virtues and the Gifts. The Fruits are spiritual joys that are produced from our works and thoughts when these have reached a degree of maturity in the … Continue reading

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The Gifts: Wisdom

While The Gift of Knowledge allows us to know God and all persons and things in relation to Him, and Understanding allows us to penetrate them and realize their depth and cling to our purpose of eternal salvation and infinite … Continue reading

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The Gifts: Understanding

While related to The Gifts of Knowledge and Wisdom, the Gift of Understanding has a precise role: to penetrate in a divine way the information and intuition gained from the Gift of Knowledge. With Knowledge, we come to know the … Continue reading

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The Gifts: Knowledge

As part of our human nature, we have a capacity to know, which allows us to scrutinize with our intellect, to probe into the depth of things and of beings and to recognize the amazing wonders God has created. In … Continue reading

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The Gifts: Counsel

The Theological Virtue of Faith is our guide in this life for our thinking, since it allows us to trust in God as the Ultimate Authority…as Truth Itself. However, we need the Gifts of the Holy Spirit to move our … Continue reading

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