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David Anointed as King | by Lawrence OP
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David Anointed as King

"And Samuel said to Jesse, "Are all your sons here?" And he said, "There remains yet the youngest, but behold, he is keeping the sheep." And Samuel said to Jesse, "Send and fetch him; for we will not sit down till he comes here." And he sent, and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, and had beautiful eyes, and was handsome. And the LORD said, "Arise, anoint him; for this is he." Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brothers; and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon David from that day forward."

– 1 Sam 16:11-13, which is part of today's 1st reading at Mass.

 

Stained glass detail from a window by the Charles Connick Studios in Grace Cathedral, San Francisco; Connick is my favourite American stained glass artist.

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Taken on March 2, 2016