The Third Glorious Mystery of the Rosary is the Descent of the Holy Spirit. It's a meditation on when Christ sent the Holy Spirit upon the apostles and his mother, following his Ascension.
Just before Christ ascended to heaven, he promised his apostles that after he was gone, he would empower them with the Holy Spirit. They were to wait in Jerusalem for this to happen (Acts 1:1-4). This event took place ten days later, on the feast day of Pentecost. They were all gathered together in the Upper Room … Continue reading The Descent of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:1-11)