Hear our voice, O Lord, according to your faithful love.
Lang Shining (Giuseppe Castiglione, 1688-1766), Qing dynasty. Poppies.
Giuseppe Castiglione, an Italian who took the Chinese name of Lang Shining, was a Jesuit missionary to China who later also served the court as a painter.
Edward Bairstow. I sat down under his shadow (Song of Songs 2:3-4). Quire Cleveland, cond. David Fallis.
May God our Redeemer show us compassion and love. Amen.