Sunday, February 24, 2019

This Wondrous Glory

Ducio Transfiguarion.jpgThe Transfiguration

Quicunque Christum quæritis

O YE who seek the Lord,
    Lift up your eyes on high,
For there He doth the Sign accord
    Of His bright majesty.

We see a dazzling sight
    That shall outlive all time,
Older than depth or starry height,
    Limitless and sublime.

‘Tis He for Israel’s fold
    And heathen tribes decreed,
The King to Abraham pledged of old
    And his unfailing seed.

Prophets foretold His birth,
    And witness’d when He came,
The Father speaks to all the earth
    To hear, and own His name.

To Jesus, who displays
    To babes His beaming face,
Be, with the Father, endless praise,
    And with the Spirit of grace. Amen.

A Matins Hymn
John Henry Newman