Sunday, August 22, 2010

Regensburger Domspatzen: Denn er hat seinen Engeln

"He hath given his angels charge over thee, and in their hands shall they bear thee up, lest perhaps thou dash thy foot against a stone." Matt. 4 6 (Douay version)

Pope Benedict listens to Mendelssohn's setting of the text.

If you haven't seen this clip before, don't miss the end. He becomes aware that the camera is on him and looks resigned. Then almost immediately cannot prevent his profound appreciation of the music from showing in his expression.

May Our Lord comfort, guide, strengthen and protect our beloved Holy Father during his imminent trip to Britain. Our Lady Queen and Mother, pray for him.

Have a happy and holy Feast day everyone.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Dear Jane,
That quotation from Matthew Chapter 4 is going to be mine from now on for the Holy Father, as his visit to the UK gets closer.
Thank you for the delightful video. I'm going to try to download it to Real Player.

Love and prayers,