Pentecost Monday 2016

Posted May 16, 2016 6:14 pm by Gregory DiPippo

Pentecost Monday 2016

On this day all the nations saw incredible things in the city of David, when the Holy Spirit came down in fiery tongues, as Luke, one who discoursed of God, declared. For he sayeth: When the disciples of Christ were gathered together, there came a noise, as of a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the house where they were sitting, and all began to speak forth with new tongues, with new doctrines, with new teachings, of the Holy Trinity. (The first sticheron of Vespers of Pentecost Monday in the Byzantine Rite.)An 18th-century Russian icon of Pentecost. (public domain image from

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