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y c r e M e n i v i D f o Wellsprings Each celebration of a Sacrament is an encounter with the mercy that all persons desperately need, whether they are conscious of it or not. Fr. Pierre Ingram, CC “T he Spirit and the bride say, ‘Come!’ Let each listener say, ‘Come!’” (Rv 22:17a). Although the visible, glorious coming of the Bridegroom is still in the future for us, we know that he does come in mystery, in our time and space, in 2 Sacred Heart Major Seminary | Mosaic | Spring 2016 response to the joint action of the Spirit and the Church: “The Father always hears the prayer of his Son’s Church which, in the epiclesis of each Sacrament, expresses her faith in the power of the Spirit” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, no. 1127).