The NOVENA TO THE HOLY GHOST

NOVENA (Start Novena nine days prior to Feast of Pentecost)

ACT OF CONSECRATION TO THE HOLY GHOST
On my knees before the great multitude of heavenly witnesses I offer myself, soul and body to Thee O Eternal Spirit of God.  I adore the brightness of Thy purity the unerring keenness of Thy justice and the might of Thy love.  Thou art the Strength and Light of my soul.  In Thee I live move and am.  I desire never to grieve Thee by unfaithfulness to grace and I pray with all my heart to be kept from the smallest sin against Thee.  Mercifully guard my every thought and grant that I may always watch for Thy light and listen to Thy voice and follow Thy gracious inspirations.  I cling to thee and give myself to Thee and ask Thee by thy compassion to watch over me in my weakness.  Holding the pierced Feet of Jesus and looking at His Five Wounds and trusting in His Precious Blood and adoring His opened Side and stricken Heart I implore Thee Adorable Spirit Helper of my infirmity, so to keep me in Thy grace that I may never sin against Thee.  Give me grace
O Holy Ghost, Spirit of the Father and of the Son to say to Thee always and everywhere “Speak Lord for Thy servant heareth.”  Amen.  ( This prayer to be recited daily during the Novena)

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Just After the Council, Lefebvre Responds to Ottaviani

Alfredo Ottaviani - Wikipedia

The Council had been over for less than a year. Catholics were excited and confused. Different moves towards implementation, sometimes contradictory, were rumored. Already Catholic liberals were hard at work to lead the Church in their direction. What was Rome to do? After fifty-five years, we know what Cardinal Ottaviani, one of Cardinal Ratzinger’s predecessors as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, decided to do: on July 24, 1966, he wrote to the Ordinaries of the world to sound the alarm. He had been receiving daily indications of a revolt against sound doctrine; some were already falsely appealing to the Council to spread their errors. These errors had to be dealt with.

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