The gifts of the Holy Spirit (1/7): THE GIFT OF FEAR OF THE LORD

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Today, on the Feast of Pentecost, we celebrate the descent of the Holy Spirit.


What an extraordinary change we see in the apostles! They, who were faint-hearted and fearful, become, thanks to the presence of the Holy Spirit, powerful messengers of God’s love; and they fearlessly proclaim the Gospel. The great miracle that each of the listeners – coming from the most diverse corners of the world – could understand the message of the apostles in their own language (cf. Acts 2:6) was a sign for the future. Read More