from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hymn to the Holy Ghost, used in the Roman Catholic Church in the daily office on Whitsunday and during the octave, also at coronations, synods, ordination of priests, consecration of bishops, creation of popes, and translation of relics.


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  • Apropos of 3/13/13. Habemus papam francescum.

    March 14, 2013