All the skies tonight sing o'er us

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1 All the skies tonight sing o’er us!
Sweet and far, star to star,
Maketh solemn chorus.
Time the midnight blest is telling
When our Lord, God the Word,
Made with us His dwelling.

2 Glory in the highest Heaven!
And again, unto men,
Their souls’ peace be given!
All our wrong by Him is righted
In whose birth Heav’n and earth
Stand for aye united.

3 Sons of men, let nothing grieve you!
Evermore Heaven’s door
Widens to receive you!
Brothers of the Babe eternal,
In His name come and claim
Grace and bliss supernal.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #8332

Author: John O'Connor

O'Connor, John, was b. Dec. 5, 1870, at Clonmel, Ireland. After completing his theological studies in the English College at Rome, he was ordained priest 1895, in St. John Lateran, Rome; and is now (1906) priest in charge at Heckmondwike, Yorks. He contributed to the Arundel Hymns, 1902, a number of translations (see Index of Authors, &c), and the following original hymns:— 1. Ah, Lady of high heaven! B. V. M. 2. All the skies to-night sing o'er us. Christmas. 3. Father of all those far-scattered sheep of Christ. St. Patrick. 4. Hail! O new Jerusalem. Heaven. 5. Jesu! none is like to Thee. The Love of Jesus. 6. Jesu! the dying day hath left us lonely. Evening. 7. Joseph gentle, husband mine. Christmas. 8. Let… Go to person page >

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First Line: All the skies tonight sing o'er us
Author: John O'Connor

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