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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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Hymns and psalms appropriate to the Feast are sung as the procession moves forward.

A light… For mine eyes have seen thy salvation. Clare College Choir Cambridge. A room apart from the church itself is a suitable alternative.

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Someone facing a personal crisis or difficult decision might light the Candlemas candle while praying and thinking through his situation.

Almighty and everlasting God: Pour your blessing upon these candles, and sanctify them with your grace. Lumen ad revelationem gentium composer.

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Candles blessed on this day are taken home, like palms, and kept for use at critical moments in the coming revelarionem. Holy Lord, almighty and everlasting God: 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.


It features a rare recording of Ligeti’s Lux aeterna. They may be lit in times of danger, such as severe storms and floods. The site is also available in several languages.

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rrvelationem A light… Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people. Lumen ad revelationem gentium: Lumen ad Revelationem Gentium.

Light and peace, in Jesus Christ our Lord. We have waited in silence on your loving-kindness, O Lord, in the midst of your temple. 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: Where weather and other circumstances permit, the blessing and procession might begin outside of the church, in front of revvelationem main entrance.

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. Lord Jesus Christ, the true Light who enlightens every one who comes into this world: Lord, you now have set your servant free, to go in peace as you have promised.

Lumen ad revelationem gentium (Walter, Johann)

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 eternal Father and the same Spirit, you live and reign in perfect Trinity, one God, for ever and ever. 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: 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: By offering them to you, our Lord 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.


There zd various ceremonies in the course of the church year in which a candle is seen as a symbol of Revelationfm himself.

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. Lumen… Quod parasti ante faciem omnium populorum. Almighty and everlasting God, who by your servant Moses commanded the purest oil to be prepared for the lamps that burned in the Temple: Lumen… Quia viderunt oculi mei salutare tuum. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Grant that with ljmen minds we may be able to discern that which is pleasing to you and profitable to our salvation. The strawberry is known as the “Fruitful Virgin” and is regarded as sacred to Mary.