Vespers of Pentecost
Text in English
Lord, I have cried
We celebrate Pentecost and the coming of the Spirit, the appointed time of the promise and the fulfilment of hope. How great is the mystery? Great indeed and revered! And so we cry out to you: Creator of all, Lord, glory to you! (Twice)
With tongues of foreigners, O Christ, you renewed your Disciples, that through them they might proclaim you, the immortal Word and God, who grant our souls your great mercy.
The Holy Spirit gives all things: makes prophecies flow, perfects priests, taught the unlettered wisdom, revealed fishermen to be theologians, welds together the whole institution of the Church. Advocate, consubstantial and equal in majesty with the Father and the Son, glory to you. (Video follows)
Πεντηκοστὴν ἑορτάζομεν, καὶ Πνεύματος ἐπιδημίαν, καὶ προθεσμίαν ἐπαγγελίας, καὶ ἐλπίδος συμπλήρωσιν, καὶ τὸ μυστήριον ὅσον; Ὡς μέγα τε καὶ σεβάσμιον! Διὸ βοῶμέν σοι, Δημιουργὲ τοῦ παντὸς Κύριε, δόξα σοι. (Δίς) Διαβάστε τη συνέχεια του άρθρου »