Please pray this novena with the following intentions: That the Synod will help our Archdiocese discern and establish clear pastoral priorities in a way that will both promote greater unity and lead us to a more vigorous proclamation of Jesus’ good news renewing our local Church. That the Holy Spirit will guide the discussions and discernment at the Archdiocesan Synod Assembly.
SECOND DAY Christ's Promise To Send The Paraclete Come, Father of the poor!Come, treasures which endure!Come, Light of all that live!Come, O Blessed Spirit of Holy Fear, fill me with devotion to God alone.In the Risen Christ, I welcome You, O Spirit of truth, whom the Father sends in Jesus' name.Wash clean the sinful soul, and rain down your grace that we may be one with the Church in fidelity to our Lord Jesus, Christ.Amen.Pray: Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory bePray: Prayer For The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
THIRD DAY The Soul Of Christ's Body, The Church Thou, of all consolers, best,Visiting the troubled breastDost refreshing peace bestow.Come, O Blessed Spirit of Piety, possess my heart.God, our Father, may I, through the grace of your Spirit, be forever filled with filial affection for you.Grant that I may be inspired to love and respect all members of your family as brothers and sisters of Jesus, who, together with him, call you Abba, Father.Amen.Pray: Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory bePray: Prayer For The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
FOURTH DAY The Dignity Of The Christian Thou, in toil art comfort sweet;Pleasant coolness in the heat;Solace in the midst of woe.Come, O Blessed Spirit of Fortitude, uphold my soul in time of trouble and adversity.O, Divine Trinity, grant that we may be strengthened to see in ourselves and each other the dignity that is ours as temples of Your Holy Spirit, to be loved by one another as each of us is loved by Jesus.We ask this through Christ, our Lord.Amen.Pray: Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory bePray: Prayer For The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Memorial Day, Monday May 30, 2022(no 7:00am or 12:00Noon Masses, no Confessions)
Join us for Mass on Memorial Day! Mass said at 9:00am.
Building closes after 9:00am Mass.
FIFTH DAY Gifted To Serve And Build Others Up Light immortal! Light Divine!Visit Thou these hearts of Thine,And our inmost being fill!Come, 0 Blessed Spirit of Knowledge, and grant that I may perceive the will of the Father.Father, through Your Spirit, You invite us to participate in the fullness of Creation.Help me to see that all gifts are from You and intended for your Glory.For there are many different gifts, but always the same Spirit, many ways of serving, but 'always the same Lord.Amen.Pray: Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory bePray: Prayer For The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Please pray this novena with the following intentions: That the Synod will help our Archdiocese discern and establish clear pastoral priorities in a way that will both promote greater unity and lead us to a more vigorous proclamation of Jesus’ good news renewing our local Church. That the Holy Spirit will guide the discussions and discernment at the Archdiocesan Synod Assembly
SIXTH DAY Human Weakness And Sinfulness If Thou take Thy grace away,Nothing pure in man will stay,All his good is turn'd to ill.Come, O Blessed Spirit of Understanding, enlighten our minds so that we may appreciate and see more fully what we know by faith.Come to us in our weakness and give voice to our petitions, for "the prayers that the Spirit makes for God's holy people are always in accordance with the mind of God."Pray: Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory bePray: Prayer For The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
SEVENTH DAYGrowth In The Freedom That Love Gives
EIGHTH DAY Gifted Through The Spirit Bend the stubborn heart and will;Melt the frozen, warm the chill;Guide the steps that go astray!Come, O Blessed Spirit of Wisdom, strengthen my faith, increase my hope, perfect my charity.Father, enlighten us each day, in the silence of our hearts, to discern the voice of Your Spirit, to do what He asks of us and to understand the gifts He freely gives us.We ask this through Christ our Lord.Amen.Pray: Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory bePray: Prayer For The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 7:00pmLocation: the Cathedral of Saint Paul in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Be part of this historic gathering of our local Church, joining Archbishop Hebda, Bishop Williams and more than 500 Synod Members from across the Archdiocese who are meeting June 3-5 for the Synod Assembly. Come to worship alongside your parish’s Synod representatives, clergy, religious and lay faithful, calling upon the Holy Spirit to guide those participating in the Synod Assembly – the final step in our three-year Synod journey. All are welcome to join in praise and worship after the Mass.Can't make it down to the Cathedral in person? You can also watch a livestream of the Mass on the Cathedral's facebook page, linked here: https://www.facebook.com/cathedralsaintpaul
NINTH DAY Sent With The Power To Reconcile Thou on those who evermore,Thee confess and Thee adore,In Thy sevenfold gifts, descend;Give them comfort when they die;Give them life with Thee on high;Give them joys which never end.Amen.Father, through Jesus, Your Son, You sent the Paraclete to be at our side, to reconcile all Creation to you.Grant that I may be forever open to Jesus' invitation to "Receive The Holy Spirit!" Father, open our hearts to accept Your forgiveness for our sins and to offer that same forgiveness to those who we feel have offended us. For merciful forgiveness is the essence of Your love revealed in Your Son.Come, O Divine Spirit, fill my heart with Your Heavenly Fruits - Your charity, joy, peace patience, benignity, goodness, faith, mildness and temperance, that I may, by faithful submission to your Inspiration, merit to be united eternally with You in the love of the Father and the Son.Amen.Pray: Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory bePray: Prayer For The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
The Saint Olaf/Habitat “A Brush with Kindness” project dates have been set for Thursday & Friday June 9 & 10! You are invited to join the team to help prep and paint a house in need of repair.
Sign up to volunteer: stolafcatholicchurch.tchabitat.volunteerhub.com.
Call the parish office at 612-332-7471 for more information or email MGriffin@SaintOlaf.org.
The Saint Olaf Book Club meets monthly at the
parish, in the Forliti Gathering Room. The books cover a variety of topics, and
all are invited!
The next meeting will be held on
Sunday, June 12 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
The book for June is Saints Who Battled Satan by Paul Thigpen
Contact the parish office for more information at 612-332-7471.
Come and enjoy a Saint Olaf and Twins night out on Wednesday, June 22, 6:40pm, as the Twins take on the Cleveland Guardians! Saint Olaf choral members have been invited once again to knock it out of the park as they sing the National Anthem before the game. Tickets will be $25 per person and include a pre-game hot dog meal (serving starts at 4:45pm) at Saint Olaf and a charter bus ride to and from the game. Fill out the registration below and return to the parish office with payment by June 1.
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