An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Benedictus es, Domine

Canticle based on the Apocryphal Song of the Three Young Men, verses 29-34. The canticle offers glory and praise to God, and concludes with a doxology. It is also known as “A Song of Praise.” It appears as Canticles 2 and 13 in the BCP (pp. 49, 90). It is recommended for use in the Daily Office on Tuesday mornings and Friday evenings by the table of suggested canticles (BCP, pp. 144-145).

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