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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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 luen homes.

From your holy revlationem and the throne of your glory, hear, O Lord, the voices of your xd 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 you 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. Don’t show me this message again. Lumen… Sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper, et in saecula saeculorum, Amen.

Lord Jesus Christ, the true Light who enlightens every one who comes into this world: Someone facing a personal crisis or difficult decision might light the Candlemas candle while praying and thinking through his situation. 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.

Lumen ad revelationem gentium, processional chant, in mode 8

A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. The following five prayers are derived from the traditional rite for blessing candles.


Grant that with purified minds we may be able to discern that which is pleasing to you and profitable revelationnem our salvation. Lumen… Quod parasti ante faciem omnium populorum. Holy Lord, almighty and everlasting God: 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.

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 (Hernando Franco) – ChoralWiki

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: 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 liturgical event that gives this Feast its popular name is the reve,ationem and distribution of candles, usually followed by a procession. We are particularly happy to know this tradition because our preference is to celebrate a New Orleans style Mardi Gras, with Cajun food. Clare College Choir Cambridge. Where weather and other circumstances permit, the blessing and procession might begin outside of the church, in front of the main entrance.

luemn Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Lumen ad revelationem gentium: As the candles are distributed and lighted, the Song of Simeon is sung in the following manner: Hymns and psalms appropriate to the Feast are sung as the procession moves forward.


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Lumen ad revelationem (Hernando Franco)

Almighty and everlasting God: Almighty and everlasting God, who by your servant Moses commanded the purest oil to be prepared for the lamps that burned in the Temple: The candles themselves have often had symbolic meaning ascribed to them. 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: For these eyes of mine have seen the Savior, whom you have prepared for all the world to see.

Newer Post Older Post Home. 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 blindness of sin.

We have waited in silence on your loving-kindness, O Lord, in the midst of your temple. Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word.