Pentecost And The Vatican II Tree

The Pentecost Reblog

Mundabor's Blog

You may want to read here at Insight Scoop some interesting reflections about Pentecost. The links between the Old and New Testament are very neatly presented, as is the reference to the voice of God being, always in the Old Testament, associated with fire.

This could be the starting point of some short reflections about Pentecost. How many Catholics know what Pentecost is? Yes, the churchgoers are properly instructed in this matter and all of them would – I hope – answer without hesitation if asked. But we are talking of 20% of the Catholic population.

What do the others know about Pentecost? Have you tried a small mini-poll among your non-churchgoing friends? You might be surprised!

I hate quoting Martin Luther, but I must admit that the image of the good tree bearing good fruit is – if not abused theologically – a very powerful and efficacious one.


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Posted on May 18, 2013, in Traditional Catholicism. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. radjalemagnifique

    With one day late, I send you the beautiful hymn of the “Veni Creator Spiritus”, still in my mind since my childhood, song (in Latin of course, with text printed) and picked up on the German Internet blog:

    May be it could please some of your other correspondants.

    Radja le Magnifique

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