Category Archives: Italian Hymns

Noi Vogliam Dio, Vergin Maria

This traditional Italian folk hymn to Our Lady was the national anthem for the Papal States in the 19th Century until 1857. It remains associated with the Pope and the Apostolic See. Noi vogliam Dio, Vergin Maria, benigna ascolta il … Continue reading

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Glory Be To Jesus Who In Bitter Pains

This is the original text as it appears in  Fr. Caswall’s Lyra Catholica (1849): Glory be to Jesus, Who, in bitter pains, Poured for me the lifeblood From His sacred Veins! Grace and Life eternal In that blood I find; … Continue reading

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All Creatures Of Our God And King

All creatures of our God and king Lift up your voice and with us sing, Alleluia! Alleluia! Thou burning sun with golden beam, Thou silver moon with softer gleam! Refrain: O praise Him! O praise Him! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Thou … Continue reading

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Come Down O Love Divine

Come down, O love divine, seek Thou this soul of mine, And visit it with Thine own ardor glowing. O Comforter, draw near, within my heart appear, And kindle it, Thy holy flame bestowing. O let it freely burn, til … Continue reading

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