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Today, we mark the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which is described in Luke 1:39-57. It is in this passage that we hear the Song of Mary, also known as the Magnificat. Below, you can listen to “Mary’s Magnificat,” which was sung by The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, in 1995.

Mary’s Magnificat

Today, we pray

Father in heaven, by your grace the virgin mother of your incarnate Son was blessed in bearing him, but still more blessed in keeping your word: Grant us who honor the exaltation of her lowliness to follow the example of her devotion to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

-Book of Common Prayer, 240-241