Alleluia of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus

Ecclesiasticus 39:17-19

Alleluia, alleluia. Bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters. Give ye a sweet odour as Libanus. Send forth flowers, as the lily, and yield a smell, and bring forth leaves in grace, and praise with canticles, and bless the Lord in His works. Alleluia


Verse 17. By. Gr. “Hear me, ye holy children.” — Offspring. Lit. “fruits.” H. — He speaks to the children of Israel, the people of God: whom he exhorts to bud forth and flourish with virtue. Ch.

Verse 19. Bring. Gr. “praise a canticle.”

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