This paper-cutting picture is the front of a
feast day card which Sr. Judith Miryam created
several years ago for Sr. Denise Marie of the Holy

Holy Spirit, loving Lord,
O be our Guest awaited!
Spirit rich in heav'nly gifts,
O dwell with us for ever!
May charity engrace our tongue;
make us humble, make us strong;
may we spread They hope abroad,
and faith flame forth within us.

--from a Slovak hymn for Pentecost, translated
by Sr. Maria of the Cross (Hymn 531 in The Summit


May the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete, "best Gift of God above" fill you with His sevenfold gifts!