MARY, OUR MOTHER

Wednesday, October 24, 2007



SCRIPTURE COMMENTARY #18

(Luke 1:46-55)

THE MAGNIFICAT: Our Lady's canticle of praise is called the "Magnificat," because in Latin it begins with that word. This canticle of praise is always sung at Vespers, and we ought to join in it with devotion and joy, in thanksgiving to God for the gift of His Son, and for all the great graces of Redemption.

[From 'A Practical Commentary on Holy Scripture' by Bishop Knecht, D.D.]

(1899 Douay-Rheims Bible)