TEN WAYS TO GROW CLOSER TO THE HOLY
DIGNITY AND DESTINY… Call to mind
what happened on the day of your Baptism: became a temple of the Holy Spirit.
PRAYERS. Get into the habit of praying often to the
Holy Spirit, before importance actions; the more important the action, the more
time should we pray to the Holy Spirit.
NOVENA—Make the novena to the Holy
Spirit in preparation for Pentecost, the Birthday of the Church
TITLES—get to know the different
titles of the Holy Spirit. These reflect the various attributes and virtue of
the Holy Spirit
LITANY—Pray the Litany of the Holy
Spirit/ the Sequence of the Holy Spirit so as to set our hearts on fire with
the love of the Holy Spirit.
DOCILITY—Try to be docile to the
inspirations of the Holy Spirit; this is the key to holiness.
READING—The Catechism of the Catholic
Church, Tanquery (especially the Gifts), the Sanctifier, by Bishop Martinez
from Mexico, and Jacques Philippe’s classic:
“The School of the Holy Spirit; finally, JPII encyclical
GIFTS—Study the Gifts of the Holy
Spirit as well as the fruits
SAINTS-- Study the saints and you
will see the powerful action of the Holy Spirit in their lives, i.e., St.
Dominic Savio written by St. John Bosco.
10.MARY & THE Holy Spirit. Meditate upon Mary’s relationship to the Holy