Thursday, October 02, 2014

The Feast of the Guardian Angels

In all their affliction he was not troubled, * and the Angel of his presence saved them. V. In his love, and in his mercy he redeemed them, and he carried them and lifted them up all the days of old. And the Angel of his presence saved them. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. And the Angel of his presence saved them. (the 6th responsory of Matins

The Guardian Angels, from the Almugávar Hours, ca. 1510-20, now in the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore
R. In omni tribulatione eorum non est tribulatus, * et Angelus faciei ejus salvavit eos: V. In dilectione sua et in indulgentia sua ipse redemit eos, et portavit eos, et elevavit eos cunctis diebus sæculi. Et Angelus. Gloria Patri. Et Angelus.

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