Monday, May 5, 2008

Novena to the Holy Spirit (day 4)

Fourth Day: The Gift of Fortitude.

"By the gift of Fortitude the soul is strengthened against natural fear, and supported to the end in the performance of duty. Fortitude imparts to the will an impulse and energy which move it to under take without hesitancy the most arduous tasks, to face dangers, to trample under foot human respect, and to endure without complaint the slow martyrdom of even lifelong tribulation. 'He that shall persevere unto the end, he shall be saved.'"

EWTN has the full prayers here.

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