Eucharistic Hymn

This day receive me
Son of God
Communing at your mystic feast,
For I will not betray
You Mystery to your foes;
Will never give a kiss
Like that which Judas gave,
But like the thief
I shall confess to you:
In your royal kingdom, Lord,
Be mindful then of me.

Liturgy of St John Chrysostom
5th Century

Found in ‘At the Lighting of the Lamps’
Image by James Jacques Tissot (French painter and illustrator, 1836-1902)

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