Creator, Spirit, all divine, Come visit

Creator, Spirit, all divine, Come visit

Author: Rabanus Maurus; Translator: James Dominick Ambrose Aylward
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Rabanus Maurus

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 >

Translator: James Dominick Ambrose Aylward

Aylward, James Ambrose, born in 1813, at Leeds, and educated at Hinckley, the Dominican Priory of St. Peter, to which a secular college was attached. Particulars touching the stages of his monastic life may be found in the Obituary Notices of the Friar-Preachers, or Dominicans, of the English Province from the year of our Lord 1650. He was ordained in 1836, and assisted in the school, taking the higher classical studies, in 1842. He became head of the school, and continued so till it was discontinued in 1852. At Woodchester he was made successively Lector of Philosophy and Theology and Prior. He died at Hinckley, and was buried in the cloister-yard of Woodchester. His sacred poems have become his principal monument, and of these he contribu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Creator, Spirit, all divine, Come visit
Author: Rabanus Maurus
Translator: James Dominick Ambrose Aylward
Copyright: Public Domain

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People's Mass Book, New Daily Missal Edition #d26

Peoples Mass Book. Complete Daily Missal Edition #d24

St. Basil's Hymn Book #d26

St. Basil's Hymnal ... 10th ed. #d36

St. Basil's Hymnal. 3rd ed. #d26

The Pius X Hymnal #d27

The Pius X Hymnal for Unison, Two Equal, or Four Mixed Voices. Rev. ed. #d17

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