Sunday, January 06, 2019

The Epiphany of the Lord 2018

Seeing the star, the wise men rejoiced greatly, * and entering the house, they found the Child with Mary His Mother, and falling down they worshipped Him; * and when they had opened their treasures, they offered Him gifts; gold, frankincense, and myrrh. V. The star which the wise men had seen in the East went before them, until it came and stood over where the young Child was. And entering... Glory be ... And when they had opened... (The eighth repsonsory for Matins of the the Epiphany.)

The Adoration of the Magi, by Gerard David, ca 1515. (Public domain image from Wikimedia Commons)
R. Videntes stellam Magi, gavísi sunt gaudio magno: * et intrantes domum invenérunt púerum cum María matre ejus, et procidentes adoravérunt eum: * et apertis thesauris suis obtulérunt ei múnera, aurum, thus, et myrrham. V. Stella, quam víderant Magi in Oriente, antecedébat eos, usque dum veniens staret supra ubi erat puer. Et intrántes domum. Gloria Patri. Et apértis thesáuris suis.

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