There are many different ways to represent the action of the Holy Spirit, who is one of the more mysterious persons of the Trinity.
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By talking about the “Spirit of God,” we are referring to something intangible, without physical form. Jesus possessed a body, but the Spirit was never bound to any created material. However, that is difficult to comprehend as humans and so God, in his wisdom, revealed his Spirit through various symbols found in the Bible.
Here is a slideshow that highlights 8 symbols of the Holy Spirit, as described by the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
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