• THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: ASCENSION OF THE LORD

    May 21, 2020 admin

    In saying, He ascended, what does it mean but that he had also descended into the lower parts of the earth? He who descended is he who also ascended far above all the heavens, that he might fill all things. And his gifts were that some should be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors…

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  • THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT: PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT: LISTENING

    May 20, 2020 admin

    Rev. Fr. John-Mary Benedict Ntol Atep “I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now. But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth. He will not speak on his own, but he will speak what he hears,… – Jesus Christ (John 16:12ff). Before Ascension…

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  • THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

    May 19, 2020 admin

    PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT: SUFFERING Rev. Fr. John-MARY Benedict Ntol Atep “Above all the graces and gifts of the Holy Spirit which Christ gives to His friends, is that of conquering oneself and willingly enduring sufferings, insults, humiliations, and hardships for the love of Christ.” – St. Francis of Assisi Suffering is the corollary…

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  • THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

    May 18, 2020 admin

    PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT: WITNESSING Rev. Fr. John-Mary Benedict Ntol Atep “‘No one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. Now God’s Spirit, who reveals God, makes known to us Christ, his Word, his living Utterance, but the Spirit does not speak of himself. The Spirit who ‘has spoken through the prophets’…

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  • PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT

    May 17, 2020 admin

    Rev. Fr. John-Mary Benedict Ntol Atep “The reception of the sacrament of Confirmation is necessary for the completion of baptismal grace. For ‘by the sacrament of Confirmation, [the baptized] are more perfectly bound to the Church and are enriched with a special strength of the Holy Spirit. Hence they are, as true witnesses of Christ,…

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  • THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

    May 15, 2020 admin

    GROWING IN THE HOLY SPIRIT: ALLOWING THE HOLY SPIRIT TO GUIDE US (SPIRITUAL DIRECTION) And they went through the region of Phry′gia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia.  And when they had come opposite My′sia, they attempted to go into Bithyn′ia, but the Spirit of Jesus did…

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  • THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

    May 15, 2020 admin

    GROWING IN THE HOLY SPIRIT: DISCERNMENT OF SPIRITS “Everything in discernment of spirits is directed toward action: toward firmly accepting what is of God and equally firmly rejecting what is not.”― Timothy M. Gallagher Rev. Fr. John-Mary Benedict Ntol Atep Discernment of the spirits is the ability to know the movements of God or evil spirits,…

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  • THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

    May 14, 2020 admin

    All scripture is inspired by God and useful for refuting error, for guiding people’s lives and teaching them to be upright. – 2Tim. 3:16 Rev. Fr. John-Mary Benedict Ntol Atep GROWING IN THE HOLY SPIRIT: INSPIRATION Two Christ’s faithful attended Holy Mass, one after the Mass, appreciated the priest for his homily and said the homily was not only…

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  • THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

    May 13, 2020 admin

    GROWING IN THE HOLY SPIRIT: ANOINTING The Spirit is called, and is in fact, an anointing and a soul… This anointing is the breath of the Son, in such a way that those who experience it are able to say, ‘We are the redolence of Christ.’ The seal is the representation of Christ, in such…

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  • THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

    May 12, 2020 admin

    GROWING IN THE HOLY SPIRIT: THE WORD In him (Christ) you also, who have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and have believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit,  who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory. –…

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