O Oriens

Solstice sunrise over Oxford

Solstice sunrise over Oxford

The Dawn Breaking, the Light of the World

 

O Oriens,
splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae:
veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

O Morning Star,
splendour of light eternal and sun of righteousness:
Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.

 

Choir of Merton College, Oxford, composer Cecilia McDowell

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