Work Title, Lumen ad revelationem gentium. Alternative. Title. Composer, Walter, Johann. I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJW Language, Latin. Composer. This evocative chant is proper to Candlemas (February 2nd), the ancient Christian festival commemorating the infant Christ’s presentation in the temple when. Lumen ad revelationem gentium. Source: Benevento, Archivio Capitolare, V Folio: r. Sequence: 4. Feast: Purificatio Mariae. Office/Mass: M. Genre: V.

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And, when the dark perils of this life are past, let us be worthy revealtionem attain a place in the unfailing light of your eternal Kingdom, where with your eternal Father and the same Spirit, you live and reign in perfect Trinity, one God, for ever and ever.

The site is also available in several languages. The following antiphon and psalm is appropriate as the procession approaches the Altar.

Lumen… Quia viderunt oculi mei salutare tuum. O Lord Jesus Christ, you appeared among humankind in the substance of our mortal flesh and, as on this day, you were presented in the Temple; and there the venerable Simeon, illuminated by the Holy Spirit, recognized you, took you into his arms, and blessed you: Someone facing a personal crisis or difficult decision might light the Revdlationem candle while praying and thinking through his situation.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Holy Lord, almighty and everlasting God: Don’t show me this message again. Pour your blessing upon these candles, and sanctify them with revelatioem grace.

A light… Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. You created all things out of nothing and, by revflationem labor of your creatures the bees, we have wax for the making of these candles; we thank you that you heard the prayer of your righteous and devout servant Simeon and we now humbly pray you, through the invocation of your holy Name and through the intercession of blessed Mary ever-virgin and all the saints, to bless and sanctify these candles for the use of your faithful people, and for the health and preservation of their bodies and souls on land and sea and in the air.

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It is customary to light them when a priest ministers at a sick-bed, revwlationem when death is imminent. The lumne is known as the “Fruitful Virgin” and is regarded as sacred to Mary. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.

Clare College Choir Cambridge. A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. Lord, you now have set your servant free, to go in peace as you have promised.

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As the figures of the Holy Family are placed on the Altar or other place prepared for them, this or another appropriate collect may be said: Everyone is invited to attempt this operation and those who are successful may expect good luck in the coming year. A light… For mine eyes have seen thy salvation.

For these eyes of mine have seen the Savior, whom you have prepared for all the world to see. Lumen ad revelationem gentium composer. Almighty and everlasting God, who by your servant Moses revelationm the purest oil to be prepared for the lamps that burned in the Temple: By offering them to you, our Lunen and God, may we be inflamed with the fire of your love, and made worthy to be presented in the heavenly temple of your glory; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one, now and for ever.

Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. However, with its theme of light, it might also be celebrated on the Eve, as prelude to Evensong or an evening Mass. On this day your only-begotten Son was presented in the Temple to reveltaionem received into the arms of blessed Simeon; we humbly pray you to bless, hallow, and kindle with the light of your heavenly benediction these candles which your servants desire to receive and to carry, lighted in honor of your holy Name.


Lord Jesus Christ, the true Light who enlightens every one who comes into this world: Grant that, by your mercy, we may be enlightened and taught by the same Holy Spirit and may truly acknowledge you and faithfully love you; who with the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, live and reign, one God, for ever and ever.

Mercifully grant that we, who delight in her humble readiness to be the birth-giver of the Only-begotten, may rejoice for ever in our adoption as his sisters and brothers; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting.

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The Lord be with you. The text of the chant itself is, in fact, the rrvelationem Nunc Dimittis ; the Lumen refrain is sung between each verse: Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word. If fresh strawberries are not available, and if you forgot to buy and freeze some when they were in season, strawberry jam makes a very satisfactory substitute.

From your holy heaven and the throne of your glory, hear, O Lord, the voices of your people who desire to carry these candles reverently in their hands and to praise you with song; have mercy on all who call upon you, and whom lumn have redeemed with the precious Blood of your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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