Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Come Holy Spirit Come...

"Through the Spirit we become citizens of heaven, we are admitted to the company of the angels, we enter into eternal happiness, and abide in God. Through the Spirit we aquire a likeness to God; indeed, we attain what s beyond our most sublime aspirations-we become God." -From the treatise On the Holy Spirit by Saint Basil the Great, bishop.

"The Spirit dwells in the Church and in the hearts of the faithful as in a temple." From the dogmatic constitution of the Church of the Second Vatican Council-Lumen Gentium, nn 4 et 12