The Angelus

The Angelus is a devotion commemorating the Incarnation. It is usually said at 6:00am , noon and 6:00pm. It is common practice that during the recital of the Angelus prayer, for the lines "And the Word was made flesh/And dwelt among us", those reciting the prayer bow or genuflect. You can hear recordings of the Angelus Promise below. 

The Angelus PromiseLeanne Heseltine
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The Angelus Prayer John Thompson
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V. The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary,
R. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit.

Hail Mary, etc...

V. Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
R. Be it done unto me according to Your Word.

Hail Mary, etc...

V. And the Word was made flesh,
R. And dwelt among us.

Hail Mary, etc...

V. Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Let us pray:

Pour forth, we beseech You, O Lord,
Your Grace into our hearts;
that as we have known the incarnation of Christ,
your Son by the message of an angel,
so by His passion and cross
we may be brought to the glory of His Resurrection.
Through the same Christ, our Lord.

Amen.
About Us 

The parish of the Durham Martyrs incorporates the Catholic churches of Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric, St Bede and St Joseph in Durham City. We are part of the Finchale Partnership and based within the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.

Addressess

St. Bede,

St Godric's RC Primary School, Carrhouse Drive,

Durham

DH1 5LZ 

Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric

Castle Chare
Durham
DH1 4RA

St Joseph

Mill Lane
Durham
DH1 2JG

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