This is an exquisite, one-of-a-kind work of art. This 18 x 13 inch, illuminated manuscript page is from the Offertory Prayer in the Tridentine Latin Missal (Mass book). The glassed and gilded frame measures 27.5 x 21.75 inches
Latin Text and Translation of this Illuminated Manuscript Page
…ut placeat tibi Dominus Deus. [Elevat manus pontifex et eas jungit. Tum benedicit oblata dicens] Veni, Sanctificator, omnipotens eterne Deus, et benedic hoc sacrificium tuo sancto nomini preparatum: [Eum benedicit incensum oblatum per diaconem: et illum in turibulum mittit dicens…]
…that it might please you, Lord God. [the Pope raises his hands and joins them. Then he blesses the offerings saying] Come, O Sanctifier, all-powerful, eternal God, and bless this sacrifice prepared for your holy name. [He blesses the incense offered to him by the deacon. And he puts it in the thurible as he says…]
A Truly Unique Gift for that Discriminating Gift Recipient
This is indeed “home decor” at its finest. This illuminated manuscript page is truly “culturally authentic art” in its own right. This framed manuscript page will grace the wall of home, office and chapel with distinction. This will make a wonderful gift for that special donor, friend, or family member.