Tag Archives: Evening

Sun of My Soul

Sun of my soul, Thy Saviour dear, It is not night if Thou be near; O may no earth-born cloud arise To hide Thee from thy servant’s eyes! When the soft dews of kindly sleep My wearied eyelids gently steep, … Continue reading

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Hear Thy Children, Gentle Jesus

Hear Thy children, gentle Jesus, While we breathe our ev’ning pray’r; Save us from all harm and danger, Take us ‘neath Thy shelt’ring care. Save us from the wiles of Satan, ‘Mid the dark and dang’rous night; Sweetly may our … Continue reading

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Mary, Star of the Sea

When ev’ning shades are falling O’er ocean’s silent deep, To pilgrims’ hearts recalling Their home which angels keep; When, rest o’er all descending, The just pray God the while That sinners, their ways mending, May keep from demons’ wile. Chorus … Continue reading

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When Morning Gilds the Skies

When morning gilds the skies, My heart awaking cries: May Jesus Christ be praised! When ev’ning shadows fall This rings my curfew call: May Jesus Christ be praised! When mirth for music longs, This be my song of songs: May … 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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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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Maiden Mother Undefiled

Maiden Mother undefiled, Deign to take me for thy child; All my life, oh let it be My best joy to think of thee: Virgo Maria! Teach me, when the sun-beam bright Calls me with its golden light, How my … Continue reading

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