The Tradition of Pentecost Poetry Reading Parties

Voiced by Amazon Polly

Recently on this site, Sean Fitzpatrick encouraged us to meditate on good poetry. He was writing on Easter and the Eighth Day, but it put me in mind of a local tradition regarding the celebration of Pentecost. Because the Holy Ghost inspired all the poetry of the Psalms, and because the three canticles in the Gospel of Luke are each preceded by the phrase “filled with the Holy Spirit,” Pentecost is the perfect time…

Read Full Article

Leave a Comment