Introit of Saint Peter Damian

Ecclesiasticus 15:5

In the midst of the Church the Lord opened his mouth: and filled him with the spirit of wisdom and understanding: He clothed him with a robe of glory. Ps. It is good to give praise to the Lord: and to sing to Thy Name, O Most High. Glory be to the Father.


Ecclesiasticus 15

Verse 5. She. Or Gr. “he shall open his mouth, (6.) he shall find joy and a crown of exultation, and shall inherit,” &c. H. — Church, or assembly of the people. In both, the wise shall be heard with respect. C.

Psalm 91

Verse 2. Praise. Lit. “to confess,” (H.) as we must be free from sin before we can worthily proclaim God’s praises. Euseb. S. Jer. — But here to confess means to praise, (C.) or give thanks. W.

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