The First Luminous Mystery – the Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River
Wade in the Water by the Alvin Ailey Dance Company
Don’t close your eyes for this one.
The Second Luminous Mystery – The Wedding Feast at Cana
Mvt. 3, “The Wedding Feast at Cana” from the Oratorio Il-Qalb ta’ Kristu (The Heart of Christ) by John Galea, performed by The Sofia Collegium Symphony Orchestra
Sung in Maltese
The Third Luminous Mystery – The Proclamation of the Kingdom
The Beatitudes by Vladimir Martynov
Vladimir Martynov is a contemporary Russian composer. The Beatitudes is sung in Church Slavonic.
The Fourth Luminous Mystery – The Transfiguration
Kantyk Mojżesza (Canticle of Moses), composer unknown, sung in Polish
“Sing to the Lord because of His great power and glory!”
The Fifth Luminous Mystery – The Institution of the Holy Eucharist
Pange Lingua by Anton Bruckner, text by St. Thomas Aquinas, sung by the Concordia Chamber Choir
Sing, my tongue, The mystery of the glorious body, And of the precious Blood That for the world’s salvation The fruit of a noble womb, The king of the nations, shed.
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