Tuesday, January 10, 2017

I'm working on a project...

Hail, thou Star of ocean,
Portal of the sky !
Ever Virgin Mother
Of the Lord most high !

Oh ! by Gabriel's Ave,
Uttered long ago,
Eva's name reversing,
Stablish peace below.

Break the captive's fetters ;
Light on blindness pour ;
All our ills expelling,
Every bliss implore.

Show thyself a Mother ;
Offer Him our sighs,
Who for us Incarnate
Did not thee despise.

Virgin of all virgins !
To thy shelter take us :
Gentlest of the gentle !
Chaste and gentle make us.

Still, as on we journey,
Help our weak endeavor ;
Till with thee and Jesus
We rejoice forever.

Through the highest heaven,
To the Almighty Three,
Father, Son, and Spirit,
One same glory be. Amen.


  1. Fun information is always a must especially when it comes to projects from the silent film era that made movie going so much more fun compared to the present day ...


    When you're done with your current project dear Terry, please share it with the rest of us and thanks for doing so.

  2. I prayed for you and your project tonight at Adoration.

    1. Thanks Nan - I am laying in the architecture for the Annunciation and find it difficult since I seem to have old age tremors.

  3. NB: The icon shown here is not my work - it is a much older work. I'm working on a completely different icon of the Annunciation - after the Ohrid version. I apologize for the confusion.


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