1. God's Love Poured Out

“The love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.” Romans 5:5          

Niagara Falls, Canada

2. The Breath of God

"'As the Father has sent me, so I send you.' And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them 'Receive the Holy Spirit.'" - John 20: 21-22

Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, Washington

3. Baptism in the Holy Spirit and Fire

"I am baptizing you with water, for repentance, but the one who is coming after me is mightier than I. I am not worthy to carry his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire."- Matthew 3:11

Point Clear, Alabama

4. The Spirit and Our Lady

"Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus...The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you."      Luke 1: 31-32,35

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows- Illinois

5. Gifts of the Holy Spirit

“The Spirit himself is ‘God's gift’ par excellence (cf. John 4:10) a gift from God, and in turn communicates different spiritual gifts to those who welcome him." - Pope Francis

San Diego, CA

6. The Spirit and the Eucharist

“At the center of the Church is the Eucharist, where Christ is present and active in humanity and in the whole world by means of the Holy Spirit.”- Pope St. John Paul II

Sacred Heart Chapel on the Bay of the Holy Spirit- Fairhope, AL

7. The Spirit of Adoption

"For those who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received a spirit of adoption, through which we cry, 'Abba, Father!'"- Romans 8: 14-16

Houma, LA

8. The Spirit and the Sacraments

“Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit and the door which gives access to the other sacraments”- CCC 1213                                                        

The Gateway Arch- St. Louis, MO

9. Fruits of the Holy Spirit

"The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control... "- Galatians 5: 22-25

Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala- San Diego,CA

10. The Spirit and the Desert

"Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil." - Luke 4:1

Imperial Sand Dunes- California

11. The Spirit Convicts

"But I tell you the truth, it is better for you that I go.  For if I do not go, the Advocate will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. And when he comes he will convict the world in regard to sin.”- John 16: 7-8

"The Spirit convicts to convert – not to condemn."- Fr. Dave Pivonka

Courtroom Mobile, AL

12. The Spirit's Freedom

"Freedom is not the ability to do anything we want, whenever we want. Rather, freedom is the ability to live responsibly the truth of our relationship with God and with one another. "- Pope St. John Paul II

“Where the Spirit of the Lord is there is Freedom.”                   2 Corinthians 3:17 

Saint John Paul II National Shrine- Washington, DC

13. The Spirit Gives Witness

“When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth that proceeds from the Father, he will testify to me.”- John 15:26

St. Anthony's Chapel- Pittsburgh, PA

14. The Spirit Remembers

“The Advocate, the Holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name—He will teach you everything and remind you of all that I told you.”- John 14:26

Bay of the Holy Spirit- Fairhope, AL