This is the prototype of all novenas. It commemorates the nine days between the Ascension of Our Lord and the descent of the Holy Spirit on the first Pentecost Sunday. During this time Our Lady and the twelve Apostles prayed in the upper room for the coming of the Paraclete.
Novena to the Holy Spirit
May 22 – May 30, 2020
Feast of Pentecost – May 31, 2020
May 23 – Pray for the Gift of Knowledge
May 24 - Pray for the Gift of Counsel
May 25 - Pray for the Gift of Understanding
May 26 - Pray for the Gift of Fortitude
May 27 - Pray for the Gift of Piety
May 28 - Pray for the Gift of Respect (or) Fear of the Lord
May 29 – Pray for the Gift of Wisdom
May 30 - Prayer of Thanksgiving
Lord Jesus send your Spirit into our hearts so that we may die to sin and live with you for the Father’s glory, now and always and forever. This day I pray for the gift of __________.
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 will renew the face of the earth.
Lord by the light of the Holy Spirit you have taught the hearts of your faithful. In the same Spirit help us to relish what is right and always rejoice in your consolation.
I ask this in the name of Jesus Christ, who lives with you and the Holy Spirit, now and forever. Amen.