Your prayer will be late

Day of wrath, that [O] day of mourning [burning]

Translator: John R. Clements; Author: Thomas of Celano
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Translator: John R. Clements

John R. Clements was born in County Armagh, Ireland 28 November 1868 and was brought to the United States at the age of two years. He worked at the age of thirteen as a retail grocery clerk and had a successful wholesale grocery business. He began writing poetry when he was young. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Author: Thomas of Celano

Thomas of Celano was born at Celano in the Abruzzi, and joined St. Francis of Assisi c. 1214. He was commissioned by Gregory IX to write the life of St. Francis: the First Legend, 1229; the Second Legend, 1247; and the Tract on the Miracle of St. Francis a few years later. His Legend of St. Clare was composed in 1255. He was probably among the first band of friars to visit Germany, 1221. --The Hymnal 1940 Companion… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Day of wrath, that [O] day of mourning [burning]
Title: Your prayer will be late
Latin Title: Dies Irae
Translator: John R. Clements
Author: Thomas of Celano
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O what weeping and wailing
Publication Date: 1905
Copyright: Public Domain


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The Gospel Trumpeter #d32

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