Reveal among us the light of your presence, that we may behold your power and glory.
O Key of David and sceptre of the House of Israel;
Arvo Pärt (1935): Sieben Magnificat-Antiphonen (1988). IV – O Schlüssel Davids. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, cond. Toni Kaljuste. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, cond. Toni Kaljuste.
Mosaic of the Nativity (Serbia, Winter 1993)
On the domed ceiling God
"We're descended from
God thinks Mary into being.
"In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth" Luke 1:26
12th-century icon of Archangel Gabriel from Novgorod, called 'Golden-Locked Angel', currently exhibited in the State Russian Museum, St Petersberg.
Hymn to the Virgin, by Benjamin Britten, sung by Voces 8
May the Lord, when he comes, find us watching and waiting. Amen.