Monday, December 6, 2010

Advent Calendar: Roman Angels 6

Angel on the roof of the Basilica Santa Anastasia
Palatine Hill, near the Circus Maximus

On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry
announces that the Lord is nigh;
awake and hearken, for he brings
glad tidings of the King of Kings.

Advent Hymn # 76
from the Hymnal 1982

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