The colors yellow (golden initials), red and black reflect text found on the pages. Text in blue is added comments. Links to reference data can be found by clicking at VU (Vulgate, Bible in Latin), GR (Graduale Romanum) , LU (Liber Usualis Missae). No on-line version of the Liber Responsalis or Patrologia Latina available for reference.

The Recto page.

The second part of the Angelus Domini as it can be found here

To whom the Incarnation of Christ Thy Son was made known by the message of an angel, may by His passion and cross
be brought to the glory of His resurrection [believed to be on the previous page
Christi Filii tui incarnati]onem cognovimus, per passionem eius et
crucem ad resurrectionis gloriam perducamur.
through Christ our Lord.
Per eumdem Christum Dominum nostrum.

Prayer of Saint John the Evangelis as it can be found here

Make thy church shine, we ask, O kindly Lord, so that illuminated by the teachings of blessed John
thy apostle and evangelist it may reach thy eternal gifts
Ecclesiam tuam quesumus domine benignus illustra:
ut beati Iohannis apostoli tui et evangeliste illuminata doctrinis:
ad dona perveniat sempiterna.
through Christ our Lord.
Per christum dominum nostrum. Amen.

The Verso page.
Nunc Dimittis is the prayer recited by Simeon at the presentation of Jesus at the temple.
(Luke 2:29-31). This canticle has been used daily at Compline since the 4th century. (VU)

31 : Which Thou hast prepared  in the sight of all the peoples,
Quod parasti ante faciem omnium populorum
32 : A light to reveal Thee to the nations and the glory of Thy people Israel
Lumen ad revelationem gentium et gloriam plebis tuae Israhel

Hours of the Virgin, Ad completorium (as can be found here and here)
Cum iocunditate memoriam beate marie celebremus ut ipsam pro nobis intercedat
ad dominum ihesum christum

A prayer to God (SM, p 400; SME, 2, p 132), asking that we may serve him in purity. (as found here)
Ure igne sancti spiritus regnes nostros et cor nostrum domine, ut
tibi casto corpore serviamus et mundo corde placeamus.  Oratio

A prayer to the Lord, asking that he may fill our hearts with his grace so that we who
 have known Christ’s incarnation by the message of an angel may be led through his
passion to the glory of resurrection.  (as found here)
Graciam tuam quesumus domine mentibus nostris
infunde ut qui angelo nunciante Christi filii tui

Last updated : 09 dec 2001