November 13, 2012

Behold a Virgin Bearing Him

The Promise of the Holy Night

Behold a Virgin Bearing Him, first published in 1955 was written by Sulpician Priest, Fr. Michael Gannon. It is set to the tune O Heiland, Reiss die Himmel Auf, first published in 1666 as part of the Rheinfelsisches Deutsches Catholisches Gesangbuch. In the Liturgy of the Hours, Behold a Virgin Bearing Him is used during Advent.

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