Category Archives: The Holy Trinity

God Eternal, Lord Of All

This hymn is a translations/paraphrase of the Te Deum,  the great hymn of praise and thanksgiving of the Church. It has been attributed alternately to Nicetas of Remesiana and St. Ambrose. This is the full, original text as far as … Continue reading

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Thou, Whose Almighty Word

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Thou, Whose Almighty Word Chaos and darkness heard, And took their flight, Hear us, we humbly pray, And where the Gospel-Day Sheds not its glorious ray Let … Continue reading

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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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