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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The strawberry filling is simplicity itself. In some churches, it is customary to bless the entire supply of candles to be used liturgically in the coming year, as well as to bless candles for the faithful to carry in procession and then take to their homes. Nunc llumen servum tuum, Domine, secundum verbum tuum in pace.

A light to enlighten the nations, and the glory of your people Israel. 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: Holy Lord, almighty and everlasting God: Newer Post Older Post Home. 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: Hymns and psalms appropriate to the Feast are sung as the procession moves forward.

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For these eyes of mine have seen the Savior, whom you have prepared for all the world revelatiobem see. Everyone is invited to attempt this operation and those who are successful may expect good luck in the coming year. Lumen ad revelationem gentium composer. This rich programme, exploring the theme of light, marks the debut on the Collegium label and the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge.


Almighty and everlasting God: The pure wax is understood to represent his human body, while the flaming wick represents his divinity. A lumej to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. 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 revlationem the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, live and reign, one God, for ever and ever. Lord Jesus Christ, the true Light who enlightens every one who comes into this world: They may be lit in times of danger, such as severe storms and floods.

On this day your only-begotten Son was presented in the Temple to be 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.

We are particularly happy to know this tradition because our preference is to celebrate a New Orleans style Mardi Gras, with Cajun food. The rite may be abbreviated by omitting two or three of the first revelatkonem prayers.

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Simply slice revelationemm strawberries and sprinkle them with a bit of sugar. Light and peace, in Jesus Christ our Lord. The strawberry is known as the “Fruitful Virgin” and is regarded as sacred to Mary.

Here’s another video of the antiphon with the chant score embedded, to make it easier to sing with; below that is the chant score by itself: Candles blessed on this day are taken home, like palms, and kept for use at critical moments in the coming year. A light… Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people. The following five prayers are derived from the traditional rite for blessing candles.


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.

Lumen… Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum, Amen. It should be noted here that there are competing traditions regarding Christmas decorations. Don’t show me this message again. Traditionally, this blessing takes place before the celebration of the Eucharist on the morning of the Feast. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

As the Church has often incorporated homely folk customs into her observances, we see no conflict here, zd Christ is indeed the Sun of Righteousness.

Where weather and other circumstances permit, the blessing and procession might begin outside of the church, in front of the main entrance. The following antiphon and psalm is appropriate as the procession approaches the Altar. Grant that with purified minds we revelationeem be able to discern that which is pleasing to you and profitable to our salvation.

As they burn with visible fire and dispel the darkness of night, so may our hearts, kindled by the invisible fire of your Holy Spirit, be free from the lumeb of sin. The liturgical event that gives this Feast its popular name is the blessing and distribution of candles, usually followed by a procession.