Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Second Sunday of Lent 2018

Behold the odor smell of my son is like the smell of a plentiful field, which the Lord hath blessed. May my God increase thee like the sand of the sea, * and grant thee blessing from the dew of the field. V. And may God almighty bless thee, and multiply thee. And grant thee... (The second responsory of Matins.)

Issac Blessing Jacob, by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, ca. 1665
R. Ecce odor filii mei sicut odor agri pleni, cui benedixit Dóminus: créscere te faciat Deus meus sicut arénam maris: * Et donet tibi de rore caeli benedictiónem. V. Deus autem omnípotens benedícat tibi, atque multíplicet. R. Et donet tibi...

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