Category Archives: Sabine Baring-Gould

The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came

This is perhaps my favorite hymn to Our Lady: The angel Gabriel from Heaven came, His wings as drifted snow, his eyes as flame; “All hail,” said he, “thou lowly maiden Mary, Most highly favored lady,” Gloria! “For know a … Continue reading

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Singing Songs Of Expectation

Through the night of doubt and sorrow Onward goes the pilgrim band, Singing songs of expectation, Marching to the promised land. Clear before us through the darkness Gleams and burns the guiding light: Brother clasps the hand of brother, Stepping … Continue reading

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