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Most Ancient of All Mysteries

Most Ancient of all mysteries, Before thy throne we lie; Have mercy now, most merciful, Most Holy Trinity. When heaven and earth were yet unmade, When time was yet unknown, Thou, in thy bliss and majesty, Didst live and love … Continue reading

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The Day of Praise Is Done

The day of praise is done, The evening shadows fall; Yet pass not from us with the sun, True Light that lightenest all. Around thy throne on high, Where night can never be, The white-robed harpers of the skies Bring … Continue reading

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Ye Dear-Bought Christians

Ye dear-bought Christians, come and sing The paschal praises of your King, The spotless Lamb who paid for you The ransom to His Father due, The ransom to His Father due. Alleluia, Alleluia! For you has dawned the Lord’s own … Continue reading

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My Guardian Angel

Bless me, befriend me, Sweet Angel, I pray; Watch me, defend me By night and by day; Shelter, enfold me Within thy bright wings; Guide me, uphold me In life’s wanderings. Beam on my gladness, Thy joy I shall share; … Continue reading

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“Ave Maria”

Now the live-long day is done, Ave Maria: And the stars gleam one by one, Ave Maria: Now from out the old church-tow’r Tolls the restful ev’ning hour, Save me from evil pow’r, Ave Maria. So my life will speed … Continue reading

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Mary, the Help of Christians

O Mary, dear Mother, how fondly I flee In dark hours of peril, Sweet Refuge, to thee! When danger is greatest, the world most unkind, My safety, my solace in thee do I find. Refrain Oh, help me in life, … Continue reading

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Mary, the Mother of God

I’ll sing a hymn to Mary, The Mother of my God, The Virgin of all virgins, Of David’s royal blood. Oh, teach me, holy Mary, A loving song to frame, When wicked men blaspheme thee, To love and bless thy … Continue reading

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