Reflection from the ‘Soul Institute’ Baptism and Confirmation and the 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit

"Let the Fire Fall"

We read in the Catechism of the Catholic Church about the sacrament of Baptism, “A new creature. Baptism not only purifies from all sin, but also makes the neophyte ‘a new creature,’ and adopted son of God, who has become a ‘partaker of the divine nature.’ Member of Christ and co-heir with him, and a temple of the Holy Spirit. The most Holy Trinity gives the baptized sanctifying grace, the grace of justification: enabling him to believe in God, to hope in him, and to love him through the theological virtues; giving them the power to love and act under the prompting of the Holy Spirit through the gifts of the Holy Spirit; allowing them to grow in goodness through the moral virtues. Thus the whole organism of the Christian’s supernatural life has it roots in Baptism.”(CCC 1265-1266)

Baptism gives us many graces. At this I time want to focus…

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