Oh, criaturas del Señor

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Author: St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi (Italian: San Francesco d'Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father, 1181/1182 – October 3, 1226) was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers followed by the early members of the Order of Friars Minor or the monastic lives of the Poor Clares. Though he was never ordained to the Catholic priesthood, Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history. Francis' father was Pietro di Bernardone, a prosperous silk merchant. Francis lived the high-spirited life typic… Go to person page >

Translator: José Míguez Bonino

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LASST UNS ERFREUEN derives its opening line and several other melodic ideas from GENEVAN 68 (68). The tune was first published with the Easter text "Lasst uns erfreuen herzlich sehr" in the Jesuit hymnal Ausserlesene Catlwlische Geistliche Kirchengesänge (Cologne, 1623). LASST UNS ERFREUEN appeared…

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Cáliz de Bendiciones #22

Cantos del Pueblo de Dios = Songs of the People of God (2nd ed.) #112

Celebremos Su Gloria #33

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El Himnario #20

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El Himnario Presbiteriano #20

Flor y Canto #363

Flor Y Canto (2nd ed.) #636

Flor y Canto (3rd ed.) #622

Himnos de Vida y Luz #25

Libro de Liturgia y Cántico #584

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Mil Voces para Celebrar #22

Praise y Adoración #40b

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