Category Archives: The Holy Eucharist

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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O God Unseen Yet Ever Near

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): O God, unseen yet ever near, Thy Presence may we feel ; And, thus inspired with holy fear, Before Thine Altar kneel. Here may Thy faithful people … Continue reading

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Thee We Adore, O Hidden Saviour, Thee

This is the text as it appears in  Hymns Ancient and Modern (1867): Thee we adore, O hidden Saviour, Thee, Who in Thy Sacrament dost deign to be ; Both flesh and spirit at Thy Presence fail, Yet here Thy Presence we devoutly hail … Continue reading

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Bread Of Heav’n! On Thee I Feed

This is the original text of the hymn as it appeared in The Star in the East (1824): Bread of Heav’n! on Thee I feed, For thy flesh is meat indeed. Ever may my soul be fed With this true … Continue reading

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Now My Tongue, The Mystery Telling

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 in The Roman & Paris Breviaries. It is used for Matins on … Continue reading

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Jesus! My Lord, My God, My All!

This is the full, original text from an 1852 edition of Fr. Faber’s hymnal Jesus and Mary. It is listed for Corpus Christi in that hymnal. Jesus! my Lord, my God, my all! How can I love Thee as I … Continue reading

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