Monday, April 15, 2013

Nunc Dimittis

by M. J. Joachim

Nunc Dimittis is a song of the servant, being dismissed to serve the Lord. Historically known as the Canticle of Simeon, this song refers to God’s answer to Simeon’s prayer, that he should not die until he laid eyes on Jesus, the Savior of the world. It is recited during Liturgical Prayers, and at various other appropriate times throughout the Church’s liturgical year.





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Magnificat

by M. J. Joachim

The Magnificat is a Marian song based on Mary’s response to St. Elizabeth during the Visitation. It is also known as the Song of Mary or Canticle of Mary, in which Mary rejoices in God for the gift of Jesus, which God has bestowed on her.



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