Category Archives: Hymns

O God of Loveliness

O bello Dio, Signor del Paradiso St. Alphonsus Tr. Rev. E. Vaughan, C.SS.R. O God of loveliness, O Lord of Heav’n above, How worthy to possess My heart’s devoted love! So sweet Thy Countenance, So gracious to behold, That one, … Continue reading

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O Jesu Christ, Remember

O Jesu Christ, remember, When Thou shalt come again, Upon the clouds of heaven, With all Thy shining train; When ev’ry eye shall see Thee, In Deity revealed, Who now upon this altar In silence art concealed. Remember then, O … Continue reading

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St. Aloysius

Dear Saint, who on thy natal day To Mary’s tender care was given, And did beneath her gentle sway Almost unsinning pass to heav’n: Sweet flower which lov’d to bloom unknown, A Saint ‘mid worldly pomp and pride; Who at … Continue reading

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O Jesus, Thou the Beauty Art

Jesu, decus Angelicum St. Bernard Tr. Rev. E. Caswall O Jesus, thou the beauty art Of Angel words above; Thy name is music to the heart Inflaming it with love. Celestial sweetness unalloy’d Who eat Thee hunger still; Who drink … Continue reading

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Soul of My Saviour, Sanctify My Heart

Anima Christi Rev. J. D. Aylward, O. P. Soul of my Saviour, sanctify my breast: Body of Christ, be Thou my Saving Guest; Blood of my Jesus! bathe me in Thy tide, Wash me, ye waters gushing from His Side. … Continue reading

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O Jesus! God and Man!

O Jesus! God and man! for love Of children, once a child; O Jesus! God and man! we hail Thee, Saviour sweet and mild. O Jesus! God and man! make us Poor children dear to Thee; And lead us to … Continue reading

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Strike the Harp

Chorus Strike, strike the harp in praise of God! Wake the timbrel’s louder mirth! Glorious the song must be Of the Great Creator’s worth. Nature in her calmness raises Strains of gladness, peace, and love, Man re-echoes forth her praises, … Continue reading

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