First Day: The Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit! Lord of light!
From Your clear celestial height,
Thy pure beaming radiance give!
Second Day: The Gift of Fear
Come, Father of the poor!
Come, with treasures which endure!
Come, Light of all that live!
Third Day: The Gift of Piety
You, of all consolers best,
Visiting the troubled breast
Refreshing peace bestow
Fourth Day: The Gift of Fortitude
You in toil are comfort sweet
Pleasant coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.
Fifth Day: The Gift of Knowledge
Light immortal! Light Divine!
Visit these hearts of mine
And our inmost being fill.
Sixth Day: The Gift of Understanding
If You take Your grace away,
Nothing pure in man will stay,
All his good is turn'd to ill.
Seventh Day: The Gift of Counsel
Heal our wounds - our strength renew;
On our dryness pour Your dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away!
Eighth Day: The Gift of Wisdom
Bend the stubborn heart and will;
Melt the frozen, warm the chill;
Guide the steps that go astray!
Ninth Day: The Fruits of the Holy Ghost
You, on those who evermore
We confess and we adore,
In Your sevenfold gifts, descend:
Give us comfort when we die;
Give us life with You on high;
Give us joy which never ends. Amen.
Prayer to the Holy Ghost
(edited by Rev. Fr. Jessie G. Somosierra, Jr)
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