Category Archives: The Holy Trinity

Have Mercy On Us, God Most High!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Most Holy Trinity in that hymnal. Have mercy on us, God Most High! Who lift our hearts to … Continue reading

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Father Of Heaven, Whose Love Profound

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Father of Heaven, Whose Love profound A ransom for our souls hath found, Before Thy Throne we sinners bend, To us Thy pardoning Love extend. Almighty Son, … Continue reading

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Three In One, And One In Three

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Three in One, and One in Three, Ruler of the earth and sea, Hear us while we lift to Thee Holy chant and psalm. Light of lights! … Continue reading

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O God Of Life Whose Power Benign

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O God of Life, Whose Power benign Doth o’er the world in mercy shine, Accept our praise, for we are Thine. O Father, all-creating(1) Lord, Be Thou … Continue reading

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Blest Trinity, From Mortal Sight

This hymn was used for Lauds on Trinity Sunday in the Paris Breviary (1736).  This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Blest Trinity, from mortal sight Veiled in Thine Own eternal Light, We Thee … Continue reading

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All Hail, Adorèd Trinity !

This hymn originated in the Anglo-Saxon Church prior to the Norman Invasion. It has come to be used for Trinity Sunday. This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): All hail, Adorèd Trinity! All hail, … Continue reading

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Ave Colenda Trinitas

This hymn originated in the Anglo-Saxon Church prior to the Norman Invasion. It has come to be used for Trinity Sunday. Ave, Colenda Trinitas! Ave, Perennis Unitas! Pater Deus, Nate Deus, Et Deus Alme Spiritus! Hæc Tibi nunc gratuita Depromimus … Continue reading

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