Saturday, September 29, 2012

With the Angels

As we celebrate the angels we remember that as monks the praise we offer during the Liturgy and the Divine Office is our participation with the angels in their endless heavenly adoration.

In the presence of the angels, I will sing your praises Lord.

The Death and the Assumption of the Virgin, about 1432, detail, Fra Angelico, Italian, tempera and gold on wood, 61.8 x 38.5 cm. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.