Sunday, October 1, 2017

With the Angels

It is good for us to celebrate the angels today, for 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, detail, Fra Angelico, about 1432 Italian, tempera and gold on wood, 61.8 x 38.5 cm. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.