Magnum haereditatis

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Magnificat antiphon for the feast of Circumcision.

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Latin.png Latin text

Magnum haereditatis mysterium:
templum Dei factus est uterus nesciens virum:
non est pollutus ex ea carnem assumens:
omnes gentes venient dicentes:
Gloria tibi Domine.

English.png English translation

O great mystery of heritage:
The womb that never knew man is made the temple of God:
He who takes flesh from her is not defiled:
All nations shall come, saying,
"Glory be to thee, O Lord."

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