O Oriens

Oriens, splendor lucis æternæ, et sol justitiæ: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis. (Audio)

(O Dayspring, Brightness of the everlasting light, Sun of justice, come to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death!)

Magnificat:  The Song of the Great Mother

(Gospel of Luke 1:46-55)

My soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Savior.  For He hath regarded: the lowliness of his handmaiden.  For behold, from henceforth:  all generations shall call me blessed.  For He that is mighty hath magnified me:  and holy is His name.  And His mercy is on them that fear Him: throughout all generations.  He hath shewed strength with His arm:  He hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.  He hath put down the mighty from their seat:  and hath exalted the humble and meek.  He hath filled the hungry with good things:  and the rich He hath sent empty away.  Remembering His mercy, He hath holpen His servant Israel:  as He promised to our forefathers, to Abraham and his seed, for ever.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.  As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.  Amen.

Ant.  O Oriens, splendor lucis æternæ, et sol justitiæ: veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

(O Dayspring, Brightness of the everlasting light, Sun of justice, come to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death!)

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