Canticle of Simeon

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Synonyms for Canticle of Simeon

the prayer of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32)

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The Canticle of Simeon is a wise old man's expression of gratitude for having seen the coming of the Savior.
We have a full report of Simeon's words--the "Nunc Dimittis" (the Canticle of Simeon), that glorious, gentle hymn of surrender and fulfillment.
Before bed, pray the Nunc dimittis, the Canticle of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32).
O'Connor told the priests present that he hoped that evening that, as they read the prayers for compline, "you will read anew the Canticle of Simeon; I certainly will: |Now, Lord, you can dismiss your servant in peace."