#246 – The Bride of Christ

Saint Kassia, rejected by Emperor Theophilos, but proclaimed by the Eastern Church was one of the most important hymnographers in medieval Christianity. Her writings and work attracted the attention of the people of God of her time and continue to inspire Christians today.

Links:
The Hymn of Kassia/Kassiani sung by the choir of Saint Mary Orthodox Church
Other examples of the writings and hymns of Saint Kassia
VocaMe has produced a CD with the hymns of Saint Kassa in the original Greek and samples of her hymns can be found here

Later image of Theophilos choosing his bride.

Be sure to check out the CUTH blog for more on the history of the Catholic Church

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podcasticon#246 – The Bride of Christ

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4 Comments

  1. Posted July 3, 2011 at 5:49 pm | Permalink

    Yay! Glad to see you back! Enjoyed the show. (and boy do I know about work overloads in a college).

    God bless you!

    ~Maria

  2. Andy Hartzell
    Posted July 11, 2011 at 11:24 am | Permalink

    Welcome back! I’m very happy to discover that you’re podcasting again! As a fairly new Catholic, and someone who learns best through stories, I’ve found CUTH to be consistently engrossing and informative. Thank you for finding the time to get back to it!

  3. Rob
    Posted July 14, 2011 at 2:46 pm | Permalink

    Welcome back! You’ve been missed.

  4. groweg
    Posted July 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | Permalink

    As a Catholic who loves history, Church history, and the Byzantine tradition, I am very happy to see Fr. Beshoner return to producing podcasts. As a teacher myself, I appreciate how overwhelming that role can be, especially after a change in duties, such as teaching abroad to moving back to the home campus. My prayers to Fr. Beshoner and to all who appreciate these podcasts.


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