When the Most High came down and confused the tongues, he parted the nations. When he divided out the tongues of fire, he called all to unity; and with one voice we glorify the All-Holy Spirit.
O God of spirits and of all flesh, You have trampled down death…
Based on a Greek text found in a damaged Greek book of sermons on the Major Feasts of our Church and bearing the title Εορτοδρόμιον.
From the journal of a fourth-century western European nun on pilgrimage in Jerusalem.
Saint Melito, 2nd-century bishop of Sardis, proclaims Mystery of the Passover in light of the Gospel.