Category Archives: The Sacraments

Viva! Viva! Gesù! Che Per Mio Bene

Viva! Viva! Gesù! che per mio bene Tutto il sangue verso dalle sue vene. Il sangue di Gesù fu la mia vita; Benedetta la Sua bontà infinita. Questo sangue in eterno sia lodato, Che dall’ inferno il mondo ha riscattato. … Continue reading

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Hail, Jesus! Hail! Who For My Sake

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for The Precious Blood in that hymnal: Hail, Jesus! Hail! who for my sake Sweet Blood from Mary’s veins didst … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, Come (Anonymous)

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, Come! (Faber)

This hymn to the Holy Spirit is used frequently in the life of the Church, including ordinations, Pentecost and Confirmation. In the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Breviary, it is used for Vespers on Pentecost. According to the Liber Hymnarius, … Continue reading

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When On Her Maker’s Bosom

This is the text of this hymn as it appeared in the 1827 Hymns adapted to the Weekly Service of the Church Year. It was used in that hymnal for the Second Sunday after Epiphany. When on her Maker’s bosom … Continue reading

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‘Tis Done;—That New And Heavenly Birth

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): ‘Tis done;—that new and heavenly Birth Which re-creates the sons of earth, And cleanses from the guilt of sin The souls whom Jesus died to win. ‘Tis … Continue reading

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O Father, Thou Who Hast Created All

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O Father, Thou who hast created all In wisest Love, we pray, Look on this babe, who at Thy gracious call Is entering on Life’s way, Bend o’er … Continue reading

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