Holy Spirit descends upon the disciples at Pentecost

Novena to the Holy Spirit

The novena in honor of the Holly Spirit is the oldest of all novenas. The Lord Himself started it when he sent His Apostles back to Jerusalem to pray and await the coming of the Holy Spirit. Addressed to the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity, it is a powerful plea for the light, strength, and love so needed by every Catholic, and indeed by every Christian, today.

Please join in praying this Novena every day through Sunday, May 20.

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful
and kindle in them the fire of your love.
Send forth Your Spirit and they shall be created.
And You shall renew the face of the earth.

O God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit,
did instruct the hearts of the faithful,
grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise
and ever enjoy His consolations,
Through Christ Our Lord.

The Holy Spirit descends upon the disciples at the first Pentecost