Category Archives: St. Thomas Aquinas

O Godhead Hid, Devoutly I Adore Thee

O Godhead hid, devoutly I adore Thee, Who truly art within the forms before me; To Thee my heart I bow with bended knee, As failing quite in contemplating Thee. Sight, touch, and taste in Thee are each deceiv’d; The … Continue reading

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Humby I Adore Thee, Hidden Deity

Humbly I adore Thee, hidden Deity, Which beneath these figures art concealed from me; Wholly in submission Thee my spirit hails, For in contemplating Thee it wholly fails. Taste and touch and vision in Thee are deceived: But the hearing … Continue reading

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The Word Descending From Above

This hymn is used in both Forms as the hymn for Lauds on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. The last two verses (O Salutaris Hostia) are sung at Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. The Word, descending from above, Though with … Continue reading

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Let Us With Hearts Renew’d

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings on the Solemnity of Corpus Christiy for both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms. Let us with hearts renew’d, Our grateful homage pay; And welcome with triumphant songs This ever-blessed day. Upon this … Continue reading

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Sacris Solemniis

This hymn is used for Matins/Office of Readings on the Solemnity of Corpus Christiy for both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms. Sacris solemniis iuncta sint gaudia, Et ex praecordiis sonent praeconia; Recedant vetera, nova sint omnia, Corda, voces, et opera. Noctis recolitur cena novissima, … Continue reading

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Sing, My Tongue, The Saviour’s Glory (Aquinas)

This hymn is one of the most beloved of the Church. It is used as the hymn for I & II Vespers on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, it is sung on Holy Thursday, and the last two verses, the … Continue reading

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Sion Lift Thy Voice And Sing

This is the Sequence hymn for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi: Sion, lift thy voice, and sing; Praise thy Saviour and thy King; Praise with hymns thy Shepherd true: Strive thy best to praise Him well; Yet doth He all … Continue reading

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