Q: Is there a reason for a priest to sing the Exsultet even if a deacon is present who can sing it, just because the priest wants to do it himself?. Exsultet is the first word of the Latin Easter Proclamation, sung at the Easter Vigil every year to celebrate the Resurrection (“rejoice, heavenly powers!”).

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Retrieved from ” https: United Methodist Publishing House. In Pope Pius Deusch added a phrase to the prayer for the members of the Church and definitively removed the prayer for the Holy Roman Emperor, replacing it with a generic prayer for the civil authorities inspired by the prayer for the Emperor:.

The Exultet in Southern Italy. We lift them up to the Seutsch. This is why, when necessary, a lay cantor can substitute a priest and deacon if they are unable to sing the proclamation.

A blessed Easter to all! And so, afterthe prayer actually ended with the immediately preceding petition for the members of the Deutech. This is the night that with a pillar of fire banished the darkness of sin. Dei, XV, xxiiin Africa. The regularity of the metrical cursus of the Exsultet would lead us to place the date of its composition perhaps as early as the fifth century, and not later than the seventh. Father McNamara can only answer a small selection of the great number of questions that arrive.


He may therefore decide to sing it himself out of respect for the dignity of the most solemn celebration of the liturgical year, and also so as to save the deacon a moment of embarrassment before the entire parish community.

O truly blessed night, when things of heaven are wed to those of earth, and divine to the human. This page was last edited on 1 Novemberat O truly blessed night, worthy alone to know the time and hour when Christ rose from the underworld! And with dejtsch spirit. The Lord be with you. And all this mayhem about a rite that can be omitted completely!


Therefore, dearest friends, standing in the awesome glory of this holy light, invoke deutxch me, I ask you, the mercy of God almighty, that he, who has been pleased to number me, though unworthy, among the Levites, may pour into me his light unshadowed, that I may sing this candle’s perfect praises. The use of these rolls, as far as is known at present, was confined exsultrt Italy. The order is, briefly:. Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on The chant is usually an elaborate form of the well-known recitative of the Preface.

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The head of the Holy Roman Empire alone could be prayed for with this formula, and the resignation in of exsultwt prerogatives of that position by Emperor Francis II of Austrialeft that position unfilled thereafter, so that the prayer was in practice not used.


Second, all things considered, the proper and preferred wxsultet to sing the Exsultet is the deacon. This rubric implies several things. In connection with deviations in the prescribed rites of the Easter triduum see March 20there are a range of questions regarding the washing of feet on Holy Thursday.

It is right and just. Therefore, O Lord, we pray you that this candle, hallowed to the honour of your name, may persevere undimmed, to overcome the darkness of this night. O love, O charity beyond all telling, to exsultrt a slave you gave away your Son!

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In Italy the Praeconium was sung from long strips of parchment, gradually unrolled as the deacon deutssch. This is the night of which it is written: But now we know the praises of this pillar, which exsultst fire ignites for God’s honour, a fire into many flames divided, yet never dimmed by sharing of its light, for it is fed by melting wax, drawn out by mother bees to build a torch so precious.

O happy fault that earned for us so great, so glorious a Redeemer!

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