O Vis Eternitatis (O Power Within Eternity)

Posted May 29, 2016 8:29 pm by Webmaster

O Vis Eternitatis (O Power Within Eternity)

O Vis Eternitatis is a responsory for the Creator and Redeemer by the German mystic Saint Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). It begins: “O vis eternitatis que omnia ordinasti in corde tuo, per Verbum tuum omnia creata sunt sicut voluisti (O power within eternity: all things you held in order in your heart, and through your Word were all created according to your will)”. Complete Latin text, English translation, musical score, and commentary can be found here (opens in new window). In 2012, Benedict XVI declared her a Doctor of the Universal Church, citing this 12th century Benedictine abbess as “an authentic

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