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Hail, Holy Queen Enthroned Above

Representative Text

1 Hail, holy Queen enthroned above,
O María.
Hail, Queen of mercy and of love,
O María.
Triumph, all ye Cherubim;
Sing with us, ye Seraphim.
Heav'n and earth resound the hymn:
Salve, Salve,
Salve, Regína.

2 The cause of joy to all below,
O María.
The spring through which all graces flow,
O María.
Angels, all your praises bring;
Earth and heaven, with us sing;
All creation echoing:
Salve, Salve,
Salve, Regína.

3 O gentle, loving, holy one,
O María.
The God of light became your Son,
O María.
Triumph, all ye Cherubim;
Sing with us, ye Seraphim.
Heav'n and earth resound the hymn:
Salve, Salve,
Salve, Regína.

Source: Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #724

Author: Contractus Hermannus

Hermannus Contractus (also known as Herimanus Augiensis or Hermann von Reichenau) was the son of Count Wolverad II von Altshausen. He was born 18 February, 1013 at Altshausen (Swabia). He was a cripple at birth, but intellectually gifted. Therefore his parents sent him to be taught by Abbot Berno on the island of Reichenau. He took his monastic vows here and died on Reichenau 21 September, 1054. He was a mathematician, astronomer, musician, chronicler, and poet, among other things. He is frequently credited as the author of "Alma Redemptoris Mater" and "Salve Regina" Dianne Shapiro, from Schlager, P. (1910). Hermann Contractus. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Retrieved October 13, 2014 from New Advent: ht… Go to person page >

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Worship (3rd ed.) #702

Catholic Book of Worship III #457

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Gather Comprehensive #784

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #784

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Gather (3rd ed.) #879

Worship (4th ed.) #883

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Lead Me, Guide Me (2nd ed.) #724

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Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #720

Include 36 pre-1979 instances
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