Saturday, October 10, 2015

Glorify the Lord!



Canticle 12 A Song of Creation Song of the Three Young Men, 35-65
Benedicite, omnia opera Domini
Invocation
Glorify the Lord, all you works of the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
In the firmament of his power, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
I The Cosmic Order
Glorify the Lord, you angels and all powers of the Lord,*
O heavens and all waters above the heavens.
Sun and moon and stars of the sky, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Glorify the Lord, every shower of rain and fall of dew,*
all winds and fire and heat.
Winter and Summer, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Glorify the Lord, O chill and cold,*
drops of dew and flakes of snow.
Frost and cold, ice and sleet, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Glorify the Lord, O nights and days,*
O shining light and enfolding dark.
Storm clouds and thunderbolts, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
II The Earth and its Creatures
Let the earth glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Glorify the Lord, O mountains and hills,
and all that grows upon the earth,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Glorify the Lord, O springs of water, seas, and streams,*
O whales and all that move in the waters.
All birds of the air, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Glorify the Lord, O beasts of the wild,*
and all you flocks and herds.
O men and women everywhere, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
III The People of God
Let the people of God glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Glorify the Lord, O priests and servants of the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Glorify the Lord, O spirits and souls of the righteous,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
You that are holy and humble of heart, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
Doxology
Let us glorify the Lord: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit;*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
In the firmament of his power, glorify the Lord,*
praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

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