Veni, Sancte Spiritus

Author (attributed to): Stephen Langdon d.1228

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Translator: James Quinn 1919-

James Quinn (b. Glasgow, Scotland, April 21, 1919; d. Edinburgh, Scotland, April 8, 2010) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest who was ordained in 1950. As a consultant for the International Commission on English in the Liturgy, sparked by Vatican II, he has exerted influence far beyond his native Scotland. A collection of his hymn texts is available from Selah Publishing company. Sing a New Creation Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, O Spirit, from on high
Title: Veni, Sancte Spiritus
Author (attributed to): Stephen Langdon d.1228
Translator: James Quinn 1919-
Meter: 7.7.7 D
Source: From a 13th cent. Latin hymn
Copyright: Words from New Hymns for All Seasons by permission of Geoffrey Chapman Publishers


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Australian Hymn Book #326

The Australian Hymn Book with Catholic Supplement #326

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