Venerating Mary

This is a gorgeous bit of Orthodox chant (and lovely images) thanks to the invaluable Crescat, who is otherwise torturing us with obnoxious images of pop-culture messiah, or achingly beautiful scenes of Malta. Check her out!

O Virgin Birthgiver, rejoice…
…Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb,
For thou hast borne the Saviour of our souls!

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