OLDIE PODCAzT 87 (2009): The Pentecost Sequence dissected – Veni Sancte Spiritus

Posted June 4, 2017 1:00 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

OLDIE PODCAzT 87 (2009): The Pentecost Sequence dissected – Veni Sancte Spiritus

Here is an oldie PODCAzT made back in 2009.  Tempus fugit.
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I started this one thinking that I could make a fast audio project and then move on.  Ha!
In this PODCAzT I dissect the Pentecost Sequence, Veni Sancte Spiritus, also used during the Octave of Pentecost in the traditional Roman calendar.
I give you some background on what a sequence is, what an octave is and then we start drilling.
First we hear the Latin text and a good translation.   Then see start looking at the structure of the prayer.
That is when things get interesting.  I found a few things I had never

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