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When the angel came

Boh predvicnyj

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This translation of Anhel Božij is by Father William Levkulic and Cantor Jerry Jumba. It is often sung on the feast of the Annunciation to the Theotokos (March 25); additional verses are sung on the feast of her Dormition (August 15).

This hymn was reviewed as part of the Hymnal Project of the Metropolitan Cantor Institute. See this blog entry.


Text (only) for two verses was included in the Hymns section of Father Levkulic's The Divine Liturgy, a Book of Prayer (1978).

The text and music above, with two additional verses for the feast of the Dormition, were included in the Marian Hymnal (1984). The four-verse translation is by Father Levkulic and Jerry Jumba.