Where is the Holy Spirit in the Bible? (feat. Fr. Dempsey Rosales-Acosta)

Happy feast of Pentecost! Come Holy Spirit!

As Catholics, we acknowledge that God is a trinity of persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. But who exactly is the third person of the Trinity? We might wonder where the Holy Spirit appears as we read Sacred Scripture.

Today, Fr. Dempsey opens up the Scriptures for us, exploring where the Holy Spirit is mentioned in the Bible.

Fr. Dempsey Acosta is an adjunct professor of Biblical Theology and holds the Miller Endowed Chair of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. After earning degrees in Philosophy and Education from the Universidad Católica Cecilio Acosta en Maracaibo, Venezuela, he obtained a Bachelor of Theology (S.T.B.) from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, a degree in Biblical Sciences and Biblical Languages (S.S.L.) from the Pontifical Biblicum Institute in Rome, and a Doctorate in Sacred Theology: Biblical Studies (S.T.D.) from the Pontifical Gregorian University.

Since 2008, Fr. Dempsey has been a peritus (theological advisor) and consultant of the American Bible Society in the Presidential Liaison and Roman Catholic Ministry Department. He has also served as an expert consultant for Biblical translations with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Ascension was blessed to collaborate with Fr. Dempsey on the year-long podcast La Biblia en un Año (con Fray Sergio Serrano, OP.