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 to attain a place in the unfailing light of your eternal Kingdom, where with your revelationej Father and the same Spirit, you live and reign in perfect Trinity, one God, for ever and ever. Clare College Choir Cambridge.

Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. The following five prayers are derived from the traditional rite for blessing candles.

November Download only. The people continue to hold lighted candles until the end of the Collect of revelatiinem Day at the Eucharist, and relight them for the reading of the Gospel.

Lumen ad revelationem (Hernando Franco)

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. Lumen ad revelationem gentium: During the singing of revelxtionem chant candles were blessed, ulmen, and carried in procession. A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

As the candles are distributed and lighted, the Song of Simeon is sung in the following manner: 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.


A light… As av was in the beginning, is lumeh, and ever shall be, world without end. Simply slice the strawberries and sprinkle them with a bit of sugar. As the Church has often incorporated homely folk customs into her observances, we see no conflict here, for 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. O God, you have made this day holy by the presentation of your Son in the Temple, and by the purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary: Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

The site is also available in several languages. 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 ad revelationem gentium, processional chant, in mode 8

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word. It is most appropriate that the blessing and procession begin somewhere away from the High Altar, which should be the destination, but not the starting point.

The Lord be with you. Nunc dimittis servum tuum, Domine, secundum verbum tuum in pace. The pure wax is understood to represent his human body, while the flaming wick represents his divinity. This done, each man his candle lights, Where chiefest seemeth he, Whose taper greatest may be seen; And fortunate to be, Whose candle burneth clear and bright: 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: Lumen… Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum, Amen.

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The liturgical event that gives this Feast its popular name is the blessing and distribution of candles, usually followed by a procession. Everyone is invited to attempt this operation and those who are successful may expect good luck in the coming year.

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Lord, you now have set your servant free, to go in peace as you have promised. Grant that with purified minds we may be able to discern that which is pleasing to you and profitable to our salvation.

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Revelationnem 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 blindness of sin. This rich programme, exploring the theme of light, marks the debut on the Collegium label and the Choir reveltaionem Clare College, Cambridge. The following antiphon and psalm is appropriate as the procession approaches the Altar. A room apart from the church itself is a suitable alternative.

It should be noted here that there are competing traditions regarding Christmas decorations. The strawberry is known as the “Fruitful Virgin” and is regarded as sacred to Mary. Pour your blessing upon these candles, and sanctify them with your grace. If fresh strawberries are not available, and if you forgot to buy and freeze some when they were revelatione, season, strawberry jam makes a very satisfactory substitute.

Almighty and everlasting God: