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Bishop Philip Egan encourages prayer to Holy Spirit in Pastoral Letter

On Trinity Sunday Bishop Philip Egan wrote a pastoral letter which was read out at all parishes in the diocese encouraging parishioners to remember the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Trinity, in their prayers. 

Bishop Egan spoke of the strengths prayer to the Holy Spirit. "God the Holy Spirit offers seven gifts to help us, three of knowledge, wisdom and understanding and four for action: courage, council, piety and fear of the lord." 

"When we are lonely or in doubt we should pray to the Holy Spirit."

Bishop Egan said through such prayer: "He [the Holy Spirit] will change your life, he will smash any pride or hardness of heart. He will fill you with what is so often lacking in our lives. Love."

The video to view the pastoral letter is available below: