GTA Advent Journey, Day 17: The Angelus

We beseech Thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that we to whom the Incarnation of Christ Thy Son was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of His Resurrection.

The Angelus: Stopping to Pray the Incarnation

The Angelus Prayer is traditionally prayed 3 times a day. Workers would stop and pray whenever they heard the church bells ringing. 6 am, 12 noon and 6 pm. This prayer would include the following phrases: The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary‚Ķ. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit Be it done unto…