Category Archives: Hymns By The Greats

Dal Tuo Celeste Trono

This is a hymn to Mary, Mother of Mercy by St. Alphonsus Liguori. This is the original Italian text of this hymn as it appears in an 1880 edition of St. Alphonsus’ Opere Ascetiche, Vol. I. It appears in the … Continue reading

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Look Down, O Mother Mary!

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymns & Verses on Spiritual Subjects: Being the Sacred Poetry of St. Alphonso Maria Liguori (1863). It is listed as a hymn to Mary, the Mother of Mercy: … Continue reading

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Mary, Dearest Mother

This is the original text as it appears in the 2nd edition (1871) of Fr. Faber’s Hymns (1861) where it is listed as a daily hymn to Mary for the Children of St. Philip’s home: Mary! dearest Mother! From thy … Continue reading

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Mother Mary, At Thine Altar

This is the original hymn as it appears in Fr. Faber’s Oratory Hymns (1854). It is listed in that hymnal under The Orphans’ Consecration to Mary (For Norwood): Mother Mary! at thine altarWe thy little daughters kneel;With a faith that … Continue reading

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Quæ Signata Novo Semita Lumine

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689 ed.). It is a hymn for the Feast of the Holy Monks of the Order of St. Benedict (Mar. 21): Quæ signata novo … Continue reading

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Te Probant Mundo Manifesta Signa

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689 ed.). It is a hymn for the Feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, Abbot & Confessor (Jul. 11 (Mar. 21 Extraordinary Form)): Te … Continue reading

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Surge, Quid Cessas? Benedicte Prodi

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689 ed.). It is a hymn for the Feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, Abbot & Confessor (Jul. 11 (Mar. 21 Extraordinary Form)): Surge, … Continue reading

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Ille, Quo Terris Duce Militamus

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689 ed.). It is a hymn for the Feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, Abbot & Confessor (Jul. 11 (Mar. 21 Extraordinary Form)): Ille, … Continue reading

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Deserta, Valles, Lustra, Solitudines

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689 ed.). It is a hymn for the Feast of St. Benedict of Nursia, Abbot & Confessor (Jul. 11 (Mar. 21 Extraordinary Form)): Deserta, … Continue reading

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Frustra Lates, Sub Horrido

This is the original text of this hymn as it appears in Hymni Sacri et Novi (1689 ed.). It is a hymn for the Feast of St. Paul of Thebes (aka St. Paul the First Hermit or St. Paul the … Continue reading

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