Pentecost at the Pantheon

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It is an ancient custom in Rome for red rose petals to be showered down through the opening at the top of the dome of the Pantheon in Rome during the singing of the Veni Sanctu Spiritus. Symbols of the tongues of flame descending…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06195528409761980551 Anne

    That is so cool! I have never heard of that before. What a wonderful custom! Thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09423813789521648305 christine

    I was not aware of this either. Thanks as always for informing us. Appreciate it.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09423813789521648305 christine

    I was not aware of this either. Thanks as always for informing us. Appreciate it.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02299979933438006461 Aquinist

    Others will no doubt remember what St. Therese said:”I will let fall a shower of roses.”


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