Cum Processit Factura (Although the Craft Came Forth)

Posted June 17, 2016 11:23 pm by Webmaster

Cum Processit Factura (Although the Craft Came Forth)

Cum Processit Factor is a psalm antiphon for the Blessed Virgin Mary by the German mystic Saint Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). It begins: “Cum processit factura digiti Dei, formata ad imaginem Dei (Although the craft of God’s extended finger, created in God’s image)”. Complete Latin text, English translation, musical score, and commentary can be found here (opens in new window). Approved by her contemporaries: St. Bernard of Clairvaux and Pope Eugene III, in 2012 Benedict XVI formalized her canonization and declared Hildegard the 35th Doctor of the Universal Church, citing this 12th century Benedictine Abbess as “an authentic teacher of theology

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