Category Archives: Hymns

Now Doth the Sun Ascend the Sky

Now doth the sun ascend the sky, And wake creation with its ray; Be present with us, Lord most high; Through all the actions of the day. Keep us eternal, Lord, this day, From ev’ry sinful passion free; Grant us … Continue reading

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Hymn Before the Image of Mary

Holy Queen, we bend before thee, Queen of purity divine; Make us love thee, we implore thee, Make us truly to be thine. Unto thee a Child was given, Greater than the sons of men; Coming down from highest heaven, … Continue reading

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Ye Holy Angels Bright

Ye holy angels bright, Who wait at God’s right hand, Or thro’ the realms of light Fly at your Lord’s command, Assist our song, For else the theme Too high doth seem For mortal tongue. Ye blessed souls at rest, … Continue reading

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Holy Mary, We Implore Thee

Holy Mary, we implore thee By thy purity divine: Help us, bending here before thee, Help us truly to be thine. Thou, unfolding wide the portals Of the kingdom in the skies, Holy Virgin, hast to mortals Shown the land … Continue reading

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A Child’s Hymn to the Blessed Virgin

Maiden Mother, meek and mild, Take, oh, take me for thy child. All my life, oh, let it be My best joy to think of thee. When my eyes are clos’d in sleep Through the night my slumbers keep, Make … Continue reading

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Rejoice, O Mary

Rejoice, O Mary, heav’nly Queen, Gaude, Maria! Thy grief is changed to joy serene; Alleluia! O pray for us, Maria! For He Whom thou wast called to bear, Gaude, Maria! Did by His death our loss repair, Alleluia! O pray … Continue reading

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O Mary, My Mother

O Mary, my Mother, so tender, so true, With childlike affection my spirit imbue; As long as I linger in life here below, Thy loving protection in bounty bestow. If thou dost forsake me, to whom shall I go? For … Continue reading

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