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Cantate Sunday – from Bo Giertz

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Historic Lectionary already has three posts on Cantate Sunday HERE, HERE and HERE. But here’s a little more to whet your appetite. From Bo Giertz’ excellent book, To Live With Christ (pp. 331-332): The Spirit of truth made the impossible possible. We can thank Him for the picture of Christ given to us through the […]

More Notes for Easter 5 – Cantate

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

Origen – De Principiis II:7:4 But the Paraclete, who is called the Holy Spirit, is so called from His work of consolation…. For if anyone has deserved to participate in the Holy Spirit by the knowledge of His ineffable mysteries, he undoubtedly obtains comfort and joy of heart…. In the case of the Holy Spirit, […]

Notes for Easter 5 – Cantate

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Pius Parsch, The Church’s Year of Grace [The Gospel] alludes not only to the ascension but also to the descent of the Holy Ghost, and indicates that there is a connection between them. (Vol. 3, p. 129) The Gospel proclaims a double message, Christ’s return to heaven and the mission of the Paraclete. The third […]