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Prayer of the Day

August 22 2019
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Prayer of the Day

Prayer of the Day

Because a woman brought death
a bright Maiden overcame it,
and so the highest blessing
in all of creation
lies in the form of a woman,
since God has become man
in a sweet and blessed Virgin

Hildegard of Bingen, "Quia ergo femina"

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Because a woman brought death
a bright Maiden overcame it,
and so the highest blessing
in all of creation
lies in the form of a woman,
since God has become man
in a sweet and blessed Virgin

Hildegard of Bingen, "Quia ergo femina"