Category Archives: Sacred Music

What Beauteous Sun-Surpassing Star

What beauteous sun-surpassing star, O’er Bethlehem’s lonely road, Reveals a rising brighter far, And shows the cradled God! The star from Jacob see arise, By prophets long foretold; The silent nightly messenger, The nations East behold. While thus the star … Continue reading

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The Holy Child Jesus

Jesus, teach me how to pray, Suffer not my thoughts to stray; Send distractions far away, Sweet holy Child. Let me not be rude or wild, Make me humble, meek and mild, Pure as angels undefil’d, Sweet holy Child. When … Continue reading

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O Come, Divine Messiah

O come, Divine Messiah, The world in silence waits the day When hope shall sing its triumph, And sadness flee away. Chorus Sweet Savior haste; Come, come to earth; Dispel the night and show Thy face, And bid us hail … Continue reading

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O Heart of Mary Pure and Fair

O Heart of Mary pure and fair, There is no stain in thee; In Adam’s fall thou hast no share, From sin’s taint thou art free. Chorus O Heart of Mary, pure and fair, No beauty can with thine compare! … Continue reading

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Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Hail, Mary, only sinless child Of guilty Adam’s fallen race; Conceiv’d all pure and undefil’d, Through thy dear Lord’s preventing grace. He would not have the blight of sin A moment rest thy soul upon; For pure without, and pure … Continue reading

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Carol, Sweetly Carol

Carol, sweetly carol, A Savior born today; Bear the joyful tidings, Oh, bear them far away. Carol, sweetly carol, Till earth’s remotest bound Shall hear the mighty chorus, And echo back the sound. Refrain Carol, sweetly carol, Carol, sweetly today, … Continue reading

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Instantis Adventum Dei

The Coming of our God Must now our thoughts employ; Then let us meet Him on the road With songs of holy joy. The co-eternal Son A Maiden’s Offspring see; A servant’s form Christ putteth on To make His people … Continue reading

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