February 18, 2013

Rejoice, O Virgin Mary

Rejoice, Full of Grace

Rejoice, O Virgin Mary was written by the Spiritan Priest, Fr. Lucien Deiss C.S.Sp. (1921-2007). It was first published in 1965 as part of the collection: Biblical Hymns and Psalms, Volume 1. Fr. Deiss composed over 400 songs during his lifetime. Biblical Hymns and Psalms, Vol. 1 along with it's follow-up: Biblical Hymns and Psalms, Vol. 2 (1970), in total, sold over one million copies worldwide. In the Liturgy of the Hours, Rejoice, O Virgin Mary is used on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord and for the Commons of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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