"Dear brothers and sisters," the Pontiff concluded, "let us indeed invoke at the beginning of this year the Holy Spirit, eternal youth of the Church: May he make each one of us feel the urgency of giving a consistent and courageous witness of the Gospel, so that saints will never be lacking, who make the Church shine as a Bride always pure and beautiful, without stain and without wrinkle, able to attract the world irresistibly to Christ, to his salvation."
14 January 2010
Come, Holy Spirit
We began the semester with a Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit. Here is what Pope Benedict had to say on the subject yesterday: