O God, Who in the glorious transfiguration of Thine only-begotten Son didst strengthen the mysteries of the faith by the testimony of the fathers, and Who didst wonderfully foreshow the perfect adoption of Thy children by a voice coming down in a shining cloud: mercifully grant that we be made co-heirs of the King of [...]
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This is a beautiful English hymn from the 13th Century. Isn’t it amazing how the English language has changed over the centuries? With the propagation of textspeak, I wonder what English will sound like in another 200 years. Enjoy this beautiful hymn!
The Te Deum is a song of praise from the Early Church. We should never cease praising God in good times and also in bad times. I remember reading an account in a wonderful book, The Ideal of Reparation of a couple who watched as their dying son took his last breath. When he died, [...]
O Salutaris Hostia is a Catholic hymn, which was written by St. Thomas Aquinas for the feast of Corpus Christi, in the 13th century. It is usually sung during Eucharistic Adoration. O salutaris Hostia, Quae caeli pandis ostium: Bella premunt hostilia, Da robur, fer auxilium. Uni trinoque Domino Sit sempiterna gloria, Qui vitam sine [...]