Category: Christmastide

Pax vera descendit

This day is the true peace come down unto us from heaven. * This day throughout the whole world the skies drop down sweetness. V....

Ye Shall See His Glory

Lauds on the Vigil of Christmas One of the most beautiful Offices of the entire liturgical year is, I think, that of Lauds on the...

Thy Name and Thy Countenance

O God, Who didst constitute Thine only-begotten Son the Savior of Mankind, and didst bid Him to be called Jesus: mercifully grant, that we who...

Like a fragrance filling the house

The Presence of Mary The days between Christmas and Epiphany are a continuous celebration: the festival of the Advent of God among us. There is,...