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Tag: Pentecost

Pentecost… Then What?

Filed in Articles by on June 26, 2013 0 Comments • views: 923
Pentecost… Then What?

“I shall be with you till the end of the world” (Matth. 28, 20). With these words, Christ bids farewell to His disciples at the Ascension, on the Mount of Olives. His last act is a departure and, at the same time, a pledge. This seems to be something of a contradiction, but is not, in fact, so. Christ was no longer present in the manner that the Apostles had known until then, but He promised that He would not leave them orphaned and abandoned.

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The Holy Pentecost

Filed in Pentecostarion by on June 7, 2014 • views: 1049
The Holy Pentecost

We have received this Feast from the Hebrew Bible; for, just as the Hebrews celebrate their own Pentecost, honoring the number seven, and because they received the Law fifty days after the Passover, so also do we, celebrating fifty days after Pascha, receive, instead of the Law, the All-Holy Spirit, Who gives us laws, guides us into all truth, and decrees what is pleasing to God.

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Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Church

Filed in Encyclicals by on June 24, 2015 • views: 1328
Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Church

On Pentecost day the presence of the Church in the world is activated, for which reason it is considered as her birthday, the moment of the appearance in history.

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