Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of angels!
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Therefore, heavenly Father,
in the joy of this night,
receive our evening sacrifice of praise,
your Church's solemn offering.
Accept this Easter candle,
a flame divided but undimmed,
a pillar of fire that glows to the honor of God.
Let it mingle with the lights of heaven
and continue bravely burning
to dispel the darkness of this night!
May the Morning Star which never sets
find this flame still burning:
Christ, that Morning Star,
who came back from the dead,
and shed his peaceful light on all mankind,
your Son, who lives and reigns for ever and ever.
Liturgy of the Easter Vigil at the Monastery of Bose
(In: COMUNITÀ MONASTICA DI BOSE, Preghiera dei Giorni, pp. 270-273).