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Dec 31 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Mystery of Christmas in the Eucharist

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Homily #121231 ( 04min) Play - Fr. Dominic explains the Christmas mystery in the Eucharist, and encourages us to blossom in virtue and holiness as we receive Our Lord, who deigns to dwell not just with us, but in us. Ave Maria!

Mass: 7th Day in Octave of Christmas – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1jo 2:18-21
Resp: psa 96:1-2, 11-12, 13
Gsp: joh 1:1-18

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2 Responses to “Dec 31 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Mystery of Christmas in the Eucharist”

  1. Alex Benedictus Says:

    Very interesting homily!

    It confirms me my opinion about a sacred chant that I have found some time ago. It is a very beautiful chant so that I would like to share it with you. I think you will like it too.

    See!

    Let all mortal flesh keep silence,
    And with fear and trembling stand;
    Ponder nothing earthly minded,
    For with blessing in His hand,
    Christ our God to earth descendeth,
    Our full homage to demand.

    King of kings, yet born of Mary,
    As of old on earth He stood,
    Lord of lords, in human vesture,
    In the body and the blood;
    He will give to all the faithful
    His own self for heavenly food.

    Rank on rank the host of heaven
    Spreads its vanguard on the way,
    As the Light of light descendeth
    From the realms of endless day,
    That the powers of hell may vanish
    As the darkness clears away.

    At His feet the six winged seraph,
    Cherubim with sleepless eye,
    Veil their faces to the presence,
    As with ceaseless voice they cry:
    Alleluia, Alleluia
    Alleluia, Lord Most High!

    Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence – Caitelen Schneeberger

    http://youtu.be/ka_8MeyqYvw

  2. Alex Benedictus Says:

    I translated that chant into Portuguese. See.

    http://alexbenedictus-et-patensis.blogspot.com.br/2012/12/let-all-mortal-flesh-keep-silence.html

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