A Saturn Liturgy For Saturn’s Day And The Transition Of The Year Into (Re)New

Today is Saturday – Saturn’s Day. And, not least because we are at the juncture which demarcates the liminal between the Years … we present something rather special.

A bespoke liturgy for Him, composed by our associate Pereira Juventino [ Clécio Dauphin ] for an observance that we had undertaken earlier in the year. [The art, meanwhile, is from SW]

We have noted that Saturn seems a somewhat ‘overlooked’ deific in the modern age – and with that we do not agree. Hence, we intend to publish several further contributions toward His Worship (in both archaic and modern terms) over the days and weeks to come.

So, to the Liturgy:

“Be unveiled to us,
Dweller of the Capitol,
Oh All-sunged Saturn,
Out from the locks,
From lashes and walls;
Out from the bleak sea,
From the binds and the oblivion.
Rising Your return in heaven,
You who signs everything with
Your Name, turning the Cosmos
Into an all-shared gilt.
Lord of unending perfection,
Source of peace and growth,
In Whom all things find Themselves
sufficed, finding themselves out;
And in their very selves Your veiled
Wisdom is found. Oh most present God,
Order’s foundation, Lord over
The cycle of Ages,
In Whom congruence and communion
Are in a magical effort mingled, profiling
Themselves by the richness of Your hands.
Everlasting God, Saturn, hail!
May scepters and laurels, crowns
And realms be cast
To Your feet, to be secured
In Your justice and ordination.
For the Sun sets into You to
Find His rest, and finds Your mien
To be like a lap; and You pour the grains
From Heavens by thunder and lightning, and
From Your command the fruits sprout,
And rise up flecked by the dew;
And by You all things are nourished,
And by the sword they nourish in each other.
For You fade the cradle into
A shroud, and from the dead You make
Our bread to grow; the flower, the bud;
And virtue and the spirit’s prestige.
Oh Marbled King, joyful, noble
And tender Capitoline Father;
And Father of Pearls only,
By Whom all things are equally
Loved and reclaimed!
Drive, Saturn, Your chariot
to me, and let this pleading
mystical prayer be received.”

Hail Saturn !

3 thoughts on “A Saturn Liturgy For Saturn’s Day And The Transition Of The Year Into (Re)New

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