Come, Holy Ghost

Author (attributed to): Rhabanus Maurus, 776-856

Rabanus Maurus (c. 776-856) or Hrabanus Magnentius Maurus, was born of noble parents at Mainz, and educated at Fulda and Tours under Alcuin, who is reputed to have given him the surname, Maurus, after the saint of that name. In 803, he became director of the school at the Benedictine Abbey at Fulda. He was ordained priest in 814, spending the following years in a pilgrimage to Palestine. In 822, he became Abbott at Fulda, retiring in 842. In 847, he became archbishop of Mainz. He died at Winkel on the Rhine, February 4, 856. This distinguished Carolingian poet-theologian wrote extensive biblical commentaries, the Encyclopaedic De Universo, De Institutione Clericorum, and other works which circulated widely during the Middle Ages. Som… Go to person page >

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Text Information

First Line: Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest, And in our hearts take up thy rest
Title: Come, Holy Ghost
Author: Ray Mills (2005)
Author: Bruce Benedict (2005)
Author (attributed to): Rhabanus Maurus, 776-856
Meter: refrain
Source: Veni Creator Spiritus
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Be not afraid
Publication Date: 2013
Copyright: © 2006 Cardiphonia Music/Raymond G. Mills


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