Reflection on Faith and Holy Spirit gift of Understanding and Knowledge’Soul Institute’ Reflection on Faith Hope and Charity This is part one on Theological Virtue of Faith

"Let the Fire Fall"

Saint Thomas shows how each of the 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit are linked to a particular virtue or virtues, and how this leads to one of the Beatitudes. St Thomas is showing us how to grow in virtue. The Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us, “The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit are wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, piety, and fear of the Lord. They belong on their fullness to Christ, Son of David. They complete and perfect the virtues of those who receive them. They make the faithful docile in readily obeying divine inspirations.”

On a side note. Why is the Soul Institute necessary? There are many reasons. However, I just want to point out one reason. Why it is vital to have a relationship with God? The Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us, “Believing in Jesus Christ and in the One who sent him for…

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