Contents Commemoratio Sancti Gabrielis Archangeli
Commemoration of Saint Gabriel the Archangel

From the Office for the feast of St. Gabriel the Archangel (formerly March 24).

PRINCEPS gloriosissime, Gabriel Archangele, esto memor nostri: hic et ubique semper precare pro nobis Filium Dei, alleluia, alleluia. O MOST glorious Prince, Gabriel the Archangel, be mindful of us, here and everywhere: pray always unto the Son of God for us, Alleluia, Alleluia.
V. Stetit Angelus iuxta aram templi. V. An Angel stood near the altar of the temple.
R. Habens turibulum aureum in manu sua. R. Holding a golden censer in his hand.
DEUS, qui inter ceteros Angelos, ad annuntiandum incarnationis tuae mysterium, Gabrielem Archangelum elegisti; concede propitius, ut qui festum eius celebramus in terris, ipsius patrocinium sentiamus in caelis: qui vivis et regnas in saecula saeculorum. Amen. O God, who amongst all the Angels didst choose the Archangel Gabriel to announce the mystery of Thine Incarnation; mercifully grant, that we who solemnly keep his feast on earth may feel the benefit of his patronage in heaven: who livest and reignest for ever and ever. Amen.

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