This last verse of this carol takes on a whole new significance when looked at through Eucharistic eyes. Wilcocks penned the greatest chord in the repertoire for “WORD of the Father now in flesh appearing.” This is not only true of the incarnation but at the consecration in every Mass. The holy spirit overshadows the priest as He did Our Blessed Lady and the Eternal Word is Made Flesh.
Below is the liturgical music that will be performed at the Pontifical High Mass at the Throne offered by H.E. Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke on the 14th of September 2019- The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. This will be the 12th anniversary of the day on which Summorum Pontificum came into effect.