Jun 9, 2011

Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Pillar Focus Apostles Creed "I believe in the Holy Spirit"

When Christ ascended into Heaven, he did not leave us orphans. He promised to send us the Holy Spirit to be with us forever.
For all who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God . . . If children, then heirs, heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ (Rom 8:14, 17).
The Spirit gives us seven gifts to help us live virtuous lives, and to soften us to the calling of God. 

See this entry for St. Thomas' understanding of these gifts

Catechism References