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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Designed by acton web RSS Links. In the later form, white vestments are worn throughout. I would imagine that scientists could make the necessary mental adjustment to pray with a text that is scientifically inaccurate as we all do with the Genesis creation account, for example by understanding the poetic analogy involved.

I, for one, would not be in favor of a simplex Exsultet. Be glad, translaiton earth be glad, as glory floods her, ablaze with light from her eternal King, let all corners of the earth be glad, knowing an end to gloom and darkness.

O truly necessary sin of Adam, destroyed completely by the Death of Christ! A night to cast out hatred! Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

The Exultet: Old, New and Latin. Association of Catholic Priests

Former Anglican Bishop Ordained O happy fault that earned for us so great, so glorious a Redeemer! We lift them up to the Lord. As is fitting for a text of this importance and solemnity, the Exsultet should always be sung — unless singing it worthily would be truly impossible. Not to put too fine a point on it, but — is it even an English word? There seems to have been a significant effort here to inject a lyricism into the translation, a little strained perhaps at times Some comments: This is the night that with a pillar of fire banished the darkness of sin.


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.

All in all, a fine job by the translators. Lift up your hearts. The risen Savior shines upon you! To ransom a slave you gave away your Son.

I believe Maria Boulding was the translator, and she is certainly widely known as an excellent translator. May this flame be found still burning by the Morning Star: And also with you. They have a couple of variants you can listen to, a lower pitch version, and a higher pitch version.

The Exsultet: The Proclamation of Easter

Take the Prayer Trivia Quiz now! Jesus Christ, our King, is risen! What are the second two lines supposed to mean. But does that mean we have to give up metaphor and extended uses of symbol — like baptismal font as womb — because they are not scientifically accurate? Read a commentary on the Exsultet by Father Michael J. I assume whoever got the assignment did a good job.

This is the night, when once you led our forebears, Israel’s children, from slavery in Egypt and made them pass dry-shod through the Red Sea. Jim Chepponis — comment This is the night when Jesus Christ broke the chains of death and rose triumphant from the grave. Therefore, Father most holy, in the joy of this night, receive our evening sacrifice of praise, the solemn offering of your holy people.

Translatikn are many more places where it soars. What good would life have been for us had Christ not translaton as our Redeemer?

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It went fine, and from what I heard the congregation thought so as well. Reading 1, First John 2: We welcome any feedback you may have.

Rich with patristic allusions, the Exsultet also provides a preview of the scriptural and theological themes that will ground the rest of the Easter Vigil liturgy.

In Southern Italy during the later Middle Ages the Exsultet was often written out on elaborately decorated scrolls. I can think of three places where the new version seems a bit off key. This is transpation night when Christians everywhere, washed clean of sin and freed from all defilement, are restored to grace and grow in holiness. If you are an existing member you can pay your membership fee here.

I cannot understand the grammatical construction of this part of the Exsultet translation: Sound the trumpet of salvation! Who for our sake paid Adam’s debt to the eternal Father, and, pouring out his own dear Blood, wiped clean the record of our ancient sinfulness. The text is divided into four sections, simply for ease of reference.

This is the night when the pillar of fire destroyed the darkness of sin! Accept this Easter exsultey, a flame divided but undimmed, a pillar of fire that glows to the honor of God. Newsletters Sign Up Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers. I find some of the current phrases awkward, e. O happy fault that earned so great, so glorious a Redeemer! Lift up your hearts. Archived copy as title.

Harder to sing, too.