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Christ as a Light

Canticle (Prayer of St. Patrick)

Christ, as a light
illumine and guide me.
Christ, as a shield
overshadow me.
Christ under me;
Christ over me;

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A New Canticle

Today, I heard a wonderful new prayer – one of the most beautiful I have heard in a very long time. This prayer, written by Sr.  1,132 more words


O David, my singing brother

O David, my singing brother
aflame with canticles in the night
fingers burning for the strings
an unseen hand etching paeans of fire on your heart… 16 more words

Song of songs, 6 July 14

In place of the set psalm this week, we find a reading of that lovely poetry of The Song of songs, or of Solomon.  It’s a small emotional poem of love and devotion: 373 more words


The Canticle

The city was broken up,

and the ships were broken.

I was at ease, but he hath broken me asunder.

I am feeble and sore broken: I have cried with anguish of heart. 93 more words

Beginnings and Endings ( Canticle of Simeon Part 1 )

“ Lord, now let your servant go in peace, Your Word has been fulfilled, my own eyes have seen the salvation which You have prepared in the sight of every people. 802 more words


He Has Come to the Help of His Servant Israel ! (Magnificat - Part III )

He has come to the help of his servant Israel ,

For He has remembered this promise of mercy,

The promise He made to our fathers, 604 more words