The Deacon, after incensing the book and the candle, proclaims the Easter Proclamation. (Exsultet) at the ambo or at a lectern, with all standing and holding . The Exsultet (spelled in pre editions of the Roman Missal as Exultet) or Easter .. This version, or a similar translation, may be used in various Lutheran The seal of the grave is broken: And the morning of a new creation breaks forth out. Easter Proclamation (Exsultet). Catholic Online · Prayers. Rejoice . Catholic Church issues new guidelines for cremation. Here’s what you These are the.

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Rita Ferrone — comment This is the night when Christians everywhere, washed clean of sin and freed from all defilement, are restored to grace and grow in holiness.

This is our passover feast, when Christ, the true Lamb, is slain, whose blood consecrates the homes of all believers. This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 30th, at 6: Let it mingle with the lights of heaven and hew bravely burning to dispel the darkness of this night! The Lord be with you. This bit of new translation works, unlike much of the rest transkation the version. Flynn The first major section of the annual Easter Vigil celebration may be the most memorable and engaging to the senses.

As the candle is being carried in procession trranslation the dark church, all those in attendance are given individual candles which have received their light from the one Paschal Candle. Do you know why apis mater is plural in the English translation? And with your spirit.


Accept this Easter candle, a flame divided but undimmed, a pillar of fire that glows to the honour of God. I cannot understand the grammatical construction of this part of the Exsultet translation: Dignum et iustum est.

What good would life have been to us, had Christ not come as our Redeemer? John Chrysostom by Fr. This is the night when first you set the children of Israel free: This is the night that even now, translatjon the world, sets Christian believers apart from worldly vices and from the gloom of sin, lending them to grace, and joining them to his holy ones. Socials Connect with us online.

In Pope Pius XII added a phrase to the prayer for the members of the Church and definitively removed the prayer for the Holy Roman Emperor, replacing it with a generic prayer for the civil authorities inspired by the prayer for the Emperor:. Candles were costly, and often a single candle provided the sole source of light throughout the impenetrable darkness of the night.

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Let it mingle with the lights of heaven and continue bravely burning to dispel the darkness of this night! The head of the Holy Roman Empire alone could be prayed for with this formula, and the resignation in of the prerogatives of that position by Emperor Francis II of Austrialeft that position unfilled thereafter, so that the prayer was in practice not used.

May this flame be found still burning by the Morning Star: Saturday of Advent, Week 3. Deciding which of the various options best suits a given community and the capabilities of its ministers will go a exxultet way to ensuring a rendition of the Exsultet which is both dignified and evocative of joy.


This is the night when the pillar of fire destroyed the darkness of sin! The Altar of the Shrine Peter Rehwaldt — comment Francis of Assisi Elizabeth jude.

Our birth would have been no gain, had we not been redeemed. These, then, are the feasts of Passover, in which is slain the Lamb, the one true Lamb, whose Blood anoints the doorposts of believers. We have an excellent cantor who has done it for years and I would hate to usurp her; she sings it far better than I ever could. O truly blessed night, when things of heaven are wed to those of earth, and divine to the human.

The Exsultet: The Proclamation of Easter

That strikes me as an unfortunate fetter from the unfortunate Lit Auth ; it comes across as stilted and less than dynamic. It is right to give him thanks and praise.

exsulttet I assume whoever got the assignment did a good job. Learning to Love, Pray and Live in the Or was there another phrase that expressed this idea more felicitously, as you saw it? I believe Maria Boulding was the translator, and she is certainly widely known as an excellent translator. Lift up your hearts. Exsu,tet monastic communities these often served as a kind of prelude to all-night vigils, especially on important feast days.

A Liturgical Debate by Fr.