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Veni Sancte Spiritus

Come, Holy Spirit, from heaven shine forth

Author: Taizé Community (1978)
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Taizé Community

The Taizé Community is a community ecumenical based in Taize in France. Founded in 1940 by Brother Roger, it brings together a hundred brothers from around the world and have chosen to live together a life of prayer and celibacy in simplicity. The unity of Christian denominations and care for young adults are among the commitments of the Community since its inception. The Taizé Community was founded in Taizé in 1940 by Brother Roger Schutz, with the goal of "building a life together in which the gospel of reconciliation would be a concretely lived reality" . During the war he helps people in difficulty and hosts German refugees. In 1942, the Gestapo threatened to arrest brother Roger, who fled to Switzerland until the end of the wa… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, Holy Spirit, from heaven shine forth
Title: Veni Sancte Spiritus
Author: Taizé Community (1978)
Source: Pentecost Sequence (verses)
Language: English; Latin
Refrain First Line: Veni Sancte Spiritus
Publication Date: 1994
Copyright: © 1979, Les Presses de Taizé, GIA Publications Inc. agent



Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Gather Comprehensive #463Page Scan
Hymnal Supplement 1991 #749Page Scan
Hymnal: A Worship Book #298
Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #326
Taizé: Songs for Prayer #28Text InfoPage Scan
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #208Page Scan
With One Voice #686Page Scan
Wonder, Love, and Praise: a supplement to the Hymnal 1982 #832
Worship (4th ed.) #538