Pentecost Sunday (English)

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This Sunday is the great feast of Pentecost, when we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles. This feast is second only to Easter Sunday in importance, since on this day we celebrate the birth of the Church whose soul is the Holy Spirit.


Entrance Antiphon:

The Spirit of the Lord has filled the whole world, alleluia; and that which contains all things understands what is said, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Wis. 1:7

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Sequence:

Come, Thou Holy Spirit, come! And from Thy celestial home shed a ray of light divine!
— Roman Missal (3rd edition)

Offertory Antiphon:

Confirm, O God, what you have wrought in us; from your temple, which is in Jerusalem, kings shall offer presents to you, alleluia.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Ps. 67:29-30

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Communion Antiphon:

They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke of the marvels of God, alleluia.
— Roman Missal (3rd edition); cf. Acts 2:4,11

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