Patrick, St., the 2nd Bishop and Patron Saint of Ireland, was the son of Calpurnius, a deacon, and grandson of Potitus, a presbyter, and great grandson of Odissus, a deacon, was born most probably near Dumbarton, in North Britain, in 372. According to his epistle to Coroticus, his father was also a decurio, a member of the local town council, and a Roman by descent. Hence probably the name Patricius. St. Patrick alludes in Coroticus, § 5, to his having been originally a freeman, and of noble birth. His birthplace is termed in his Confession, § 1, Bannavem Taberniæ. Some have identified that place with Boulogne-sur-Mer, in France. His mother's name was Concessa, said to have been sister of St. Martin of Tours. According to Tirechan's Coll… Go to person page >
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Edward Miller (b. Norwich, England, 1735; d. Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, 1807) adapted ROCKINGHAM from an earlier tune, TUNEBRIDGE, which had been published in Aaron Williams's A Second Supplement to Psalmody in Miniature (c. 1780). ROCKINGHAM has long associations in Great Britain and North Amer…
Display Title: I Sing as I Arise TodayFirst Line: I sing as I arise today!Tune Title: SEED OF LIFEAuthor: St. Patrick, 372-466Meter: L.M.Date: 1995Subject: God | Guidance of; Morning | ; Pilgrimage | ; Year B | Trinity SundaySource: Transl. anon.
Display Title: I Sing As I Arise TodayFirst Line: I sing as I arise today!Tune Title: KINGAuthor: St. Patrick, 372-466; AnonymousMeter: LMDate: 1986Subject: Courage | ; God the Father (Creator) | ; Guidance | ; Morning | ; Petition | ; Providence |