Saturday, December 19, 2020

Saturday Synaxis

Redeemer of the nations, come!
Ransom of earth, here make Thy home!
Bright Sun, O dart Thy flame to earth,
For so shall God in Christ have birth!
How bright Thy lowly manger beams!
Down earth's dark vale its glory streams:
The splendor of Thy natal night
Shines through all time in deathless light.

- from hymn #158 of The Augustine Hymn Book, 19th century

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