|† The Coming of the Holy Spirit. †|
|At the center of this unfolding sequence of the glory of the Son and the Mother, the Rosary sets before us the third glorious mystery, Pentecost, which reveals the face of the Church as a family gathered together with Mary, enlivened by the powerful outpouring of the Spirit and ready for the mission of evangelization. The contemplation of this scene, like that of the other glorious mysteries, ought to lead the faithful to an ever greater appreciation of their new life in Christ, lived in the heart of the Church, a life of which the scene of Pentecost itself is the great “icon”.
Our Father, who art in heaven hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
1. When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. (Acts 2:1)
2. And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled (2) the whole house where they were sitting. (Acts 2:2)
3. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire distributing themselves, and they rested on each one of them. (Acts 2:3)
4. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance. (Acts 2:4)
5. Now there were Jews living in Jerusalem, devout men from every nation under heaven. (Acts 2:5)
6. And Peter stood up with the Eleven and addressed them in a loud voice. (Acts 2:14)
7. Peter said to them, “Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. (Acts 2:38)
8. So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls. (Acts 2:41)
9. Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful: and kindle in them the fire of your love. (Pentecost. Alleluia)
10. Send forth your Spirit, and they shall be created; and you shall renew the face of the earth. (Pentecost Alleluia)
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
O my Jesus, forgive us of our sins.
Come, Holy Spirit, come by means of the powerful intercession of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, your well-beloved Spouse.
O Sacrament, Most Holy, O Sacrament Divine, All praise and all thanksgiving, be every moment Thine.