Let my soul glory in the Lord; the lowly will hear me and be glad.
Your ways, O LORD, make known to me; teach me your paths, guide me in your truth and teach me.
In my God is the joy of my soul; for he has clothed me with a robe of salvation.
Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus.
Those who follow you, Lord, will have the light of life.
I, the LORD, will answer them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
“They will soar as with eagles’ wings; they will run and not grow weary.”
“It was fitting that the Virgin should be resplendent with purity…” —St. Anselm
“Then will the eyes of the blind be opened, the ears of the deaf be cleared.”
“John the Baptist appeared in the desert proclaiming a baptism of repentance…”