Fruits of the Holy Spirit

Cultivating the Fruits of the Holy Spirit

Detail of Chair of St. Peter Dnalor 01, Rom, Vatikan, Petersdom, Cathedra Petri (Bernini) 4, Detail, CC BY-SA 3.0

I could use a lot more fruit in my life.  I’m not talking about dietary fiber, either.  I’m talking about the fruits of the Holy Spirit mentioned in Galatians 5:22-23.  Love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.  And I’m going to need some help to grow these fruits.  Sure, I have some of each naturally, but, like growing […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope Francis

Pope Francis (neneo / Shutterstock.com)

“… I think of the steadfast faith of those mothers tending their sick children who, though perhaps barely familiar with the articles of the creed, cling to a rosary; or of all the hope poured into a candle lighted in a humble home with a prayer for help from Mary, or in the gaze of tender love directed to Christ […]

Encountering the Word — Galatians 5:22-23

Photography © by Andy Coan

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…” (Galatians 5:22-23) If you liked this scripture passage, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts below. Thank you! – The Editors Print […]