Holy Spirit, divine Consoler, I adore You as my true God, with God
the Father and God
the Son. I adore You and unite myself to the adoration
You receive from the angels
I give You my heart and I offer my ardent thanksgiving for all the grace
which You never cease to bestow on me.
O Giver of all supernatural
gifts, who filled the soul
of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, with such immense favors, I beg You to visit me with Your grace
and Your love and to grant me the gift of holy fear, so that it may act on me as a check to prevent me from falling back into my past sins, for which I beg pardon.
Grant me the gift of piety, so that I may serve You for the future with increased fervor, follow with more promptness Your holy inspirations, and observe your divine precepts with greater fidelity.
Grant me the gift of knowledge, so that I may know the things of God
and, enlightened by Your holy teaching, may walk, without deviation, in the path of eternal salvation.
Grant me the gift of fortitude, so that I may overcome courageously all the assaults of the devil, and all the dangers of this world which threaten the salvation
of my soul.
Grant me the gift of counsel, so that I may choose what is more conducive to my spiritual advancement and may discover the wiles and snares of the tempter.
Grant me the gift of understanding, so that I may apprehend the divine mysteries and by contemplation
of heavenly things detach my thoughts and affections from the vain things of this miserable world.
Grant me the gift of wisdom, so that I may rightly direct all my actions, referring them to God
as my last end; so that, having loved Him and served Him in this life, I may have the happiness
of possessing Him eternally in the next.
St. Alphonsus Liguori
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Come, virgins chaste; pure brides, draw near:
Let Earth exult and Heaven hear
The Hymn that grateful accents raise,
Our song of joy in Rita's praise.
By fast her sinless frame is weak;
Her livid flesh the scourges streak.
In pity for her Savior's woes,
Her days and even nights are closed. ... continue reading
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