This publication is a pastoral homily of the Patriarch Saint Severus of Antioch written in praise of the Holy Mother of God. This text was translated from Patrologia Orentalis 38/2:400-15 by Professor Pauline Allen of Australian Catholic University and Professor C.T.R. Hayward of Durham University in the United Kingdom. We are deeply indebted for their translation and their gracious permission to reprint it for your benefit.
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