Category Archives: St. Bernard of Cluny

Brief Life Is Here Our Portion

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): PART I Brief life is here our portion;— Brief sorrow, short-lived care; The Life that knows no ending, The tearless Life, is there. O happy retribution! Short … Continue reading

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Omni Die Dic Mariæ

Omni die dic Mariæ Mea laudes anima: Eius festa, eius gesta Cole devotissima. Contemplare et mirare Eius celsitudinem: Dic felicem genitricem, Dic beatam Virginem. Ipsam cole, ut de mole Criminum te liberet, Hanc appella, ne procella Vitiorum superet. Hæc persona … Continue reading

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Daily Daily Sing To Mary

This hymn seems to have a rather complex history regarding the translation. I am not sure what the original text looked like or which of the versions is most accurate, so here is the text as it appeared in the … Continue reading

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