First Vespers of the Presentation of Our Lord
The Presentation of Our Lord – First Vespers –
Psalm Antiphon I – Simeon, a righteous and devout man, was looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
~With Psalm 113
~First Vespers is sung on the eve of a holy day. Second Vespers is sung on the day itself. This is also the pattern for Sunday. First Vespers of Sunday is on Saturday evening, and Second Vespers of Sunday is on Sunday evening.
~Image: Aert de Gelder – Het loflied van Simeon