Novena to the Holy Spirit

First Day – The Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit! Lord of Light! From Your clear celestial height, Your pure beaming radiance give!
Second Day – The Gift of Holy Fear
Come. Father of the poor. Come, treasures which endure; Come, Light of all that live!
Third Day – The Gift of Piety
Thou, of all consolers best, Visiting the troubled breast, Dost refreshing peace bestow.
Fourth Day – The Gift of Fortitude
Thou in toil art comfort sweet, Pleasant coolness in the heat, solace in the midst of woe.
Fifth Day- The Gift of Knowledge
Light immortal! Light Divine! Visit Thou these hearts of Thine, And our inmost being fill!
Sixth Day – The Gift of Understanding
If Thou take Thy grace away, nothing pure in man will stay, All his good is turn’d to ill.
Seventh Day -The Gift of Counsel
Heal our wounds–our strength renews; On our dryness pour Thy dew, Wash the stains of guilt away.
Eighth Day – The Gift of Wisdom
Bend the stubborn heart and will, melt the frozen warm the chill. Guide the steps that go astray!
Ninth Day -The Fruits of the Holy Spirit
Thou, on those who evermore Thee confess and Thee Adore, in Thy sevenfold gift, Descend; Give them Comfort when they die; Give them Life with Thee on high; Give them joys which never end. Amen