Category Archives: Holy Spirit

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Friars Corner: Joy is knowing the Trinity. Amen!

Exodus 34:4b-6, 8-9; Daniel 3:52-55; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; 3:16-18 In the last two months we have celebrated three major events in our Christian life: the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, His return to his Father and their sending of … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 6-9-17

First post: Godless Graduation New Evangelizers: A New Catholic Sister Friars Corner: Dear Holy Spirit, fill us with the joy of your marvelous gifts  

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Friars Corner: Dear Holy Spirit, fill us with the joy of your marvelous gifts

Acts 2:1-11; Ps 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13; John 20:19-22. Now we come to the conclusion of our Easter Season. We remembered the suffering, death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ. We conclude with the Father and … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 6-2-17

The Surprising Charisms of the Holy Spirit – Nancy Ward writes, How can the Holy Spirit transform your natural talents into charisms? Give you new ways to honor him? His answer may surprise you. Featured Favorite: Holy Spirit Sandwich – The Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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The Surprising Charisms of the Holy Spirit

What are your spiritual gifts? Has the Holy Spirit ever surprised you with the grace to serve in a way you never imagined? Or taken your natural talent and empowered you to use it to honor God? For me, writing … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: Holy Spirit Sandwich

“To each individual the manifestation of the Spirit is given for some benefit,” promises St. Paul in 1 Corinthians 12:7. I was born with the natural gift of writing. The Holy Spirit expanded that writing talent into a charism he … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Up, up and away to heavenly glory!

Acts 1:12-14; Ps 27:1, 4, 7-8; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17:1-11a OR Ascension: Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2-3, 6-9; Ephesians 1:17-23. Option 2: Hebrews 9:24-28, 10:19-22; Matthew 28:16-20 Most states in our country transferred the Ascension from last Thursday to this … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: Why I Remain Catholic

The Anchoress Elizabeth Scalia posed the question on her Patheos blog, “Why do I remain Catholic?” to Catholic writers and all media persons in this post. #WhyRemainCatholic is going wild. This conversation is timely for me, for I’ve begun writing … Continue reading

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