Friday, May 31, 2013

"Blessed is the fruit of your womb"

Today we end of May, a month dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, by observing the the Feast of the Visitation:
During those days Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the holy Spirit, cried out in a loud voice and said, “Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And how does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? For at the moment the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the infant in my womb leaped for joy. Blessed are you who believed that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled” (Luke 1:39-45)



So what can we put up as our traditio? How about the Magnificat by Arvo Part?

1 comment:

  1. Heart-stoppingly awesome. Thank you for this musical treat.

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