Day 3: Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The heart of Jesus, holy temple of God; heart of Jesus, tabernacle of the Most High. Heart of a man like many, many other human hearts and, at the same time, heart of God the Son. If therefore it is true that every man “dwells”, in some way, in his heart, then in the heart […]

Day 2: Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Heart of Jesus, of infinite majesty. This heart is our alliance.  This heart is the greatest closeness of God regarding human hearts and human history. This heart is the wonderful “condescension” of God: the human heart which pulsates with divine life: the divine life which pulsates in the human heart. In the most holy Eucharist, with […]

Day 1: Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Heart of Jesus, substantially united to the Word of God. The expression ‘Heart of Jesus’ immediately calls to mind the humanity of Christ, and emphasizes the richness of his feelings, his compassion towards the sick; his preference for the poor; his mercy towards sinners; his tenderness towards children; his strength in denouncing hypocrisy, pride, violence; […]

The Holy Spirit – the Soul’s Sweet Guest.

The account of Pentecost in the Acts of the Apostles is filled with powerful imagery. The Holy Spirit overcomes the confines of the Upper Room where the Apostles are gathered and, with the sound of wind and the appearance of tongues of fire, descends on each of them. The effects are instant. The Church is […]

Day 9 Pentecost Novena

  Veni Creator Spiritus Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come from thy bright heav’nly throne; come, take possession of our souls, and make them all thine own. Thou who art called the Paraclete, best gift of God above, the living spring, the living fire, sweet unction and true love. Thou who art sevenfold in thy grace, […]

Day 8 Pentecost Novena

Veni Creator Spiritus Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come from thy bright heav’nly throne; come, take possession of our souls, and make them all thine own. Thou who art called the Paraclete, best gift of God above, the living spring, the living fire, sweet unction and true love. Thou who art sevenfold in thy grace, finger […]

Day 7 Pentecost Novena

Veni Creator Spiritus Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come from thy bright heav’nly throne; come, take possession of our souls, and make them all thine own. Thou who art called the Paraclete, best gift of God above, the living spring, the living fire, sweet unction and true love. Thou who art sevenfold in thy grace, finger […]

Day 6 Pentecost Novena

Veni Creator Spiritus Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come from thy bright heav’nly throne; come, take possession of our souls, and make them all thine own. Thou who art called the Paraclete, best gift of God above, the living spring, the living fire, sweet unction and true love. Thou who art sevenfold in thy grace, finger […]

Day 5 – Pentecost Novena

Veni Creator Spiritus Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come from thy bright heav’nly throne; come, take possession of our souls, and make them all thine own. Thou who art called the Paraclete, best gift of God above, the living spring, the living fire, sweet unction and true love. Thou who art sevenfold in thy grace, finger […]

Day 4 – Pentecost Novena

Veni Creator Spiritus Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come from thy bright heav’nly throne; come, take possession of our souls, and make them all thine own. Thou who art called the Paraclete, best gift of God above, the living spring, the living fire, sweet unction and true love. Thou who art sevenfold in thy grace, finger […]