Episode Fourteen: “At the Wedding March” – Classic Poetry with Jonathan Roumie

Jonathan Roumie

June 8, 2022

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Engage in classic Catholic poetry with the warm voice of Jonathan Roumie, the actor who plays Jesus in “The Chosen” television series. This week, Roumie reads “At the Wedding March” by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

God with honour hang your head,
Groom, and grace you, bride, your bed
With lissome scions, sweet scions,
Out of hallowed bodies bred.

Each be other’s comfort kind:
Déep, déeper than divined,
Divine charity, dear charity,
Fast you ever, fast bind.

Then let the March tread our ears:
I to him turn with tears
Who to wedlock, his wonder wedlock,
Déals tríumph and immortal years.

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